University of Hawai'i-Manoa (2017-Present)

PUBA 604: Leadership and Ethics

PUBA 606: Public Administration Personnel Management

PUBA 667: Special Topic: Diversity Management

PUBA 667: Special Topic: Leadership in Popular Culture

PUBA 690: Practicum

PUBA 696: Capstone Seminar

Shinshu University (Visiting Summer 2018)

Introduction to Public Administration and Public Policy

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (2014-2017)

PADM 5301: Theory and Practice of Public Administration

PADM 5304: Human Resource Management

PADM 5310: Public Organizations

PADM 5311: Research Methods in Public Administration

PADM 5365: Capstone

PADM 5370: Leadership in the Public Sector









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Dr. Yu is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and the Graduate Chair of the Public Administration Program at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Her teaching focus includes leadership and ethics, and human resource management. Her research interests include the recruitment, hiring, retention, and promotion of women in non-traditional occupations, in particular federal law enforcement. She is a Lt. Colonel (Retired) from the U.S. Air Force and a Special Agent (Retired) with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

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