Anne Perez Hattori
Advisor and Author
Anne Perez Hattori earned a PhD in Pacific history in 1999 and an MA in Pacific Islands studies in 1995 from the University of Hawai`i at Manoa. She also holds a BBA in international business also from the University of Hawai`i at Manoa, which was awarded in 1987.
Anne Perez Hattori, familian Titang, is the eldest of nine children born to Fermina L.G. Perez Hattori and Paul M. Hattori.
She is currently a professor of Pacific history in the University of Guam’s Humanities Division, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, teaching courses and advising students in the history program, as well as in the graduate program in Micronesian studies.
Her doctoral research was published in 2004 by the University of Hawai`i Press. Entitled, Colonial Dis-Ease: US Naval Health Policies and the Chamorros of Guam, 1898-1941, it examines some of the intersections of race, class, and gender in American colonial policies regarding leprosy, midwifery, hospitals, hookworm, and public health in pre-war Guam.
A graduate of Academy of Our Lady of Guam High School (class of 1982) and Santa Barbara School in Dededo, Hattori and her husband now reside in the village of Tamuning.
Guampedia Entry by Dr. Anne Perez Hattori
Folktale: Puntan and Fu’una: Gods of Creation