A native Chamoru of Guahan(Guam), Dr. Hattori holds a B.Ed. and Professional Diploma in Secondary Social Studies with a concentration in Pacific Islands History, an M.Ed. in Educational Technology, and an Ed.D. in Professional Educational Practice from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her academic interests include educational technology, culturally sustaining education and leadership, leadership development, and indigenous research methodologies. Read more about her work at https://maryhattori.wordpress.com/