Institution: University of Guam
Position: Faculty and Dean
Location: Guam
Role at DRH: Expert
Area of Research: Micronesian and Asian Studies


James D. Sellmann was born and raised in the city of Niagara Fall, New York. He was awarded B.A. degrees in Psychology, and Philosophy from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and M.A. degrees in Asian Religions, and Comparative Philosophy from the University of Hawaii. He was awarded the Ph.D. in Chinese Philosophy from the University of Hawaii. He has published over 100 articles in various peer reviewed books, encyclopedias, and journals such as Asian Philosophy, and Philosophy East and West. He published Timing and Rulership in Master Lü's Spring and Autumn Annals, State University of New York Press, 2002. He is the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Professor of Philosophy and Micronesian Studies at the University of Guam. He enjoys watching action movies with his wife, Arawan, gardening, and hiking.

Research Interests

  • Micronesian Philosophy And Religions. Chinese Philosophy And Religions.

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