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Jordan   Haug

PhD Student
Anthropology Department
University of California San Diego (United States)
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I speak in the following language(s): English, Misima-Panaeati, Tok Pisin, Iu Mien, Northern Thai

Member of
Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania (ASAO)
European Society for Oceanists (ESfO)
Pacific History Association (PHA)
Geographic administrative areas
Papua New Guinea
Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Geographic places
Papua New Guinea
Louisiade archipelago
Misima Island
Historical periods
21st century
20th century
The Colonial time
Indigenous languages
Misima-Panaeati, Iu Mien
  • Archival/Library Research (2010 to 2014)
    Historical Research — The Tuzin Archive for Melanesian Anthropology (UCSD), ANU, UPNG, South Australian Museum
    From 2010 to 2014 I conducted intermediate research at The Tuzin Archive for Melanesian Anthropology at the University of California, San Diego. I was employed as a research assistant to the Tuzin Archive librarian from 2012 until 2014. Since 2012, I have also conducted archival research at the Papua New Guinea National Archives, University of Papua New Guinea, National Archives of Australia, Australia National University, State Library of New South Wales, the South Australian Museum, the University of Hawai'i, the Archives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Brigham Young University.
  • Masters Research (2010 to 2012)
    Archival Research on Anthony Forge and the Abelam — University of California, San Diego
    My masters thesis was a historical reexamination of the ethnographic fieldwork of Anthony Forge.
  • Field Research (2014 to 2016)
    Anthropological Fieldwork — SSRC, NSF, Wenner-Gren, University of California, Papua New Guinea National Research Institute
    20 months of anthropological fieldwork on the island of Misima, Papua New Guinea, where I focused on the long-term social impacts of mining and mine closure on the island. This led to extensive research on Christianity, labor relations, social inequality, and land disputes.
  • PhD Research (2014 to Now)
    ABD — University of California, San Diego
    In 2014 I qualified for PhD candidacy and have been writing my dissertation and research since returning from anthropological fieldwork in 2016.
  • Teaching Experiences (2016 to Now)
    University Teaching — Utah Valley University, Brigham Young University
    I have been teaching courses in sociocultural anthropology at the Utah Valley University since the Autumn of 2016. These have included introductory courses as well as courses in development studies, ethnographic methods, psychological anthropology, and social theory. I have also taught courses in development, ethnographic fieldwork, data analysis, and applied anthropology at Brigham Young University since 2017.
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