Jennifer Walsh

Senior Vice President & Provost, Hawai’i Pacific University


Jennifer E. Walsh (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University), is senior vice president and provost at Hawai’i Pacific University. As the institution’s chief academic officer, Dr. Walsh is responsible for development, growth, and quality of all academic and student affairs programs and related support functions. She is the author of Three Strikes Laws (Greenwood Press, 2007) and has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics related to criminal justice policy and other political topics.

Dr. Walsh is frequently consulted by print and broadcast media on a range of issues related to local, state, and national politics and speaks regularly on crime and justice, constitutional freedoms, women in leadership, and higher education policy.