Karyl Garland

Karyl Garland
  • Lecturer

Room

BusAd C-501b

Phone

(808) 956-8150

Academic Background

  • MA, English: Emphasis in Composition and Rhetoric, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 2001
  • BA Cum Laude, English: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 1992

Research Interests

  • Business Writing for Business Professionals
  • Self-Marketing in an Ever-Evolving World
  • Rhetoric, Ethics, and Precision with the Written Word
  • Jargon, Circumlocution, and Gobbledygook: When Words Matter More Than Ever
  • The Beauty and Power of Cultural Expression in a Place-Based Society

Selected Publications

Garland, Karyl, Ann Inoshita, Kate Sims, Jeanne K. Tsutsui, and Tasha Williams. (2019). College Writing: Connect, Collaborate, Communicate, Unpublished textbook, UHOER, OER Commons.

Selected Published Academic Editorial Work

Austin, Joshua Lelemia. (2019). Predictive Theoretical and Computational Approaches for Characterizing Engineered Bioswale Systems Performance. Karyl Garland, editor. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Department of Architecture. Dissertation Number 13426346.

Basingthwaite, Tristan. (2017). “The Design of Habitats for the Long-Term Health of Inhabitants in the Extreme Environments of Earth and Outer Space.” Karyl Garland, editor. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Department of Architecture. Dissertation Number 10656561.

Giardina, Sarah. (2016). “Pixelated Narratives in Invisible Cities: Decoding and Rectifying Disenfranchised Urban Narratives through Virtual Mediums.” Karyl Garland, editor. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Department of Architecture. Dissertation Number 10295882.

Chen, Juliann. (2016). “The ‘UH Co. Lab: An Innovative Learning Space at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Based on the Co-Design Methodology and Practice.” Karyl Garland, editor. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Department of Architecture, Dissertation Number 10295867.

Selected Trade Published Work

Garland, Karyl. (2018). “Into the Woods” (The calabash collection of Michael Horikawa). HILuxury magazine. volume 11, issue 5, pp. 90–93. (Winner of a 2019 Eddie Award).

Garland, Karyl. (2018). “Wonderful Words” (The movie Moana translated in ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i). Aulani magazine. volume 7, issue 1, pp. 16–17.

Garland, Karyl. (2017). “Her Highness” (Cover Story). (The life of Queen Kapi‘olani). HILuxury magazine, volume.10, issue 6. pp. 98–103.

Garland, Karyl. (2015). “Renaissance Man: Celebrating the 125th Birthday of Duke Kahanamoku.” (Cover Story). HILuxury magazine, volume 8, issue 5, pp. 104–112

Humanities Council. (2009). A History of American Samoa, Karyl Reynolds, editor, Bess Press.

Selected Cultural Editorial Published Work

Potter, Norris, W. et al. (2017). History of the Hawaiian Kingdom, digital version, Karyl Garland, editor, Bess Press.

Rayson, Ann. (2012). Modern History of Hawai‘i, revised, Revé Shapard and Karyl Reynolds, editors, Bess Press.

Walsh, Julianne. (2011).Etto nan Raan Kein: A Marshall Islands History, 1st edition, Karyl Reynolds, editor, Bess Press.

Selected University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Dissertation-Based Editorial Work

Austin, Joshua Lelemia. (2019). Predictive Theoretical and Computational Approaches for Characterizing Engineered Bioswale Systems Performance. Karyl Garland, editor. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Department of Architecture. Dissertation Number 13426346.

Basingthwaite, Tristan. (2017). “The Design of Habitats for the Long-Term Health of Inhabitants in the Extreme Environments of Earth and Outer Space.” Karyl Garland, editor. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Department of Architecture. Dissertation Number 10656561.

Pak, Jin Kyung. (2017). “Exploring Evolving Programs in Architecture: A Detailed Analysis and Design for Future Proofing Singapore’s Changi Airport.” Karyl Garland, editor. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Department of Architecture, Dissertation Number 10656626.

Awards & Honors

2019 Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

2019 Folio Eddie Award for Excellence in “uncompromising journalism.” Contributing Writer, City & Regional, South West. “Into the Woods” (The calabash collection of Michael Horikawa), pp. 90–93.

Professional Background

August 2012 – Present: Lecturer, Shidler College of Business
August 2008 – Present: Lecturer, Department of English
Fall 2008 – Fall 2017  Lecturer, Windward Community College

Additional Information

Professional Organization Member
American Copy Editors Society (ACES: The Society for Editing)

Professional Certification
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Center for Language & Technology
Faculty Orientation to Online Learning Professional Development Series

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