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Kalissa ALEXEYEFF
Senior Lecturer at University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Body, Class, Dance, Development, Diasporas, Economic Anthropology, Emotions, Ethics, Feminism


Barbara Anne ANDERSEN
Lecturer, School of People, Environment and Planning at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Education, Gender, Health, Post-Colonialism, Social Change, Youth, Class, Biomedicine, Health Workers


Tomi BARTOLE
Research Fellow, Institute for Anthropological and Spatial Studies at Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Slovenia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Body Theory, Categorization, Christianisation, Complexity, Cosmology, Custom, Development, Epistemology, Feeling of Belonging, Indigenous Politics


Carola BETZOLD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at University of Antwerp, Belgium

Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Policy, Coastal Erosion, Development Studies, Governance, Environment, Politics, Sustainability, Development


Séverine BOUARD
Research Fellow, Axe III "Nouvelles ruralités et destin commun" at Institut Agronomique néo-Calédonien, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Development, Indigenous Political Movements, Land Tenure, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Sociology of Public Action


Mia BROWNE
PhD Student, Center for Pacific Studies at University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Rennell and Bellona (Solomon Islands)
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Polynesia
Keywords: Knowledge, Gardens, Ethnobotany, Christianity, Gender, Conservation, Development, Natural Resources


Jenny BRYANT-TOKALAU
Associate Professor, Te Tumu, School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Development, Environment, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Poverty, Social Change, Urbanization


John BURTON
Professor, Centre for Social Research at Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Australia, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Social Change, Social Impact Analysis, Social Mapping, Poverty, Mining, Identity, Social Organization, Population and Development


Priya CHATTIER
Research Fellow, State Society and Governance in Melanesia Program at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Gender, Gender Violence, Politics, Poverty, Sexuality, Society


Joseph Martin CHEER
Lecturer, National Center for Australian Studies + Australia & International Tourism Research Unit at Monash University, Australia

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Samoa, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area), Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Politic, Cultural Geography, Cultural Change, Development, Heritage, Interdisciplinarity, Land Tenure


Ludovic COUPAYE
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology at University College London, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Agency, Agriculture, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Art, Body Theory, Categorization, Cognitive Anthropology, Complexity, Conceptual Model


John COX
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Security and Social Change at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Christianity, Citizenship, Class, Climate Change, Cultural Change, Democracy, Development, Development Media, Economic Anthropology, Economy and Finance


Tony CROOK
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Western Province (Fly)
Keywords: Knowledge, Secrecy, Ritual, Kinship, Gender, Horticulture, Mining, Climate Change, Pacific Regional Politics, Development


Anne-Marie D'HAUTESERRE
Senior Lecturer, Geography, Tourism and Environmental Planning at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development, French Overseas Territories, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Post-Colonialism, Tourism


Melissa DEMIAN
Research Fellow, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Development, Engaged Anthropology, Justice, Law and Culture


Keith DIXON
Senior Lecturer, Accounting and Information Systems, Te Rāngai Umanga me te Ture at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (University of Canterbury) , New Zealand

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: New Zealand, Kiribati, Nikunau, Tarawa, Canterbury
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development, Decolonisation, Economy and Finance, History, Neo-Colonialism, Pacific Studies, Phosphate, Post-Colonialism, Social Change


Elodie FACHE
Postdoctoral Fellow, UMR GRED (Gouvernance, Risque, Environment, Development) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Fiji, Eastern (Fiji)
Places: Australia (area), Australia (country), Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Fiji Islands, Lomaiviti archipelago, Gau
Keywords: Environment, Development, Sustainability, Conservation, Land Management, Sea Management, Small-scale Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas, Governance, Climate Change


Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Pitcairn Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands
Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism


Richard FEINBERG
Professor, Anthropology at Kent State University, United States

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Kinship, Narratives, Political Process, Development, History, Language-Culture-Cognition, Religion, Voyaging


Colin FILER
Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conservation, Custom, Development, Environment, Forestry, Governance, Indigenous Knowledge, Land Tenure, Mining, Political Ecology


Miranda FORSYTH
Research Fellow, SSGM at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Development, Intellectual Property Rights, Sorcery, Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Conflict Management, Non-state Justice System


Emma GILBERTHORPE
Senior Lecturer, International Development at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Cultural Transformation, Engaged Anthropology, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Kinship, Extractive Industry - Mining And Oil


Takiora INGRAM
Independent researcher, FRIENDS OF THE LAGOON/PACIFIC PLANNING &RESEARCH at Non-Government Organization, Cook Islands

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hawaii, Northern Mariana Islands, Australia, French Polynesia, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Climate Policy, Development, Gender Violence, Mining and its Discontents, Political Anthropology, Regional History, Seascape, Social Impact Analysis, Sustainable Tourism, World Heritage


Jerry Keith JACKA
Associate Professor, Anthropology at University of Colorado Boulder, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Development, Environmental Anthropology, Climate Change


Tarcisius KABUTAULAKA
Associate Professor, Center for Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Australia
Places: Melanesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Development, Logging, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, Political Economy, Foreign Policy, Natural Resources


Pefi KINGI

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Niue
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Women's Associations, Youth, Indigenization, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Indigenous Mobility, Indigenous Inquiry, Informal Education, Children


Matthias KOWASCH
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Regional Science at University of Graz, Austria

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conflict, Development, Education, Governance, Indigenous Political Movements, Identity, Land Tenure, Mining, Post-Colonialism, Political Ecology


Fabienne LABBÉ
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Health, Sexuality, Body, Gender, Ilness Experience, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Medical Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Engaged Anthropology


Isabelle LEBLIC
Senior Research Fellow, LACITO at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Anti-colonial, Children, Citizenship, Cosmology, Cultural Technology, Development, Economic Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Fisheries, Globalization


Claire LEVACHER
PhD Student, Sociology and Anthropology at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Land Management, Mining, Public Policies, Social Change, Social Movement


Michael MAIN
PhD Student, School of Culture, History & Language at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cultural Change, Development, Social Change, Violence, Weapons, Mining and its Discontents, Materiality, Language Change, Indigenous Agency, Indigenous Peoples Rights


Anne-Sylvie MALBRANCKE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Kinship, Social Change, Development, Christianisation, Great-men Societies, Gender Violence


Measina MEREDITH
Independent researcher, Centre for Samoan Studies at National University of Samoa, Samoa

Administrative areas: Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Development, Water Resources, Human Rights, Gender, Governance


Gordon NANAU

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Conflict, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Gender, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Inter-ethnic Relations, Land Tenure, Mining and its Discontents, Natural Resources


Mélissa NAYRAL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales., France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands
Keywords: Conflict, Conservation, Development, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Political Ecology


Emilie NOLET
Associate Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology (UFR 03) at University Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Development, Disaster, Fisheries, Local/Folk Classification, Natural Resources, Ritual, Social Organization, Regional History, Politics


Aaron PEARCE
PhD Student, Humanities at University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Governance, Political Process, Sub-regionalism, Nationalism, Political Culture, Post-Colonialism, Social Organization, Development


Jean Louis RALLU
Senior Research Fellow, INED at INED, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Wallis and Futuna
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Age and Aging, Cultural Studies, Development, Migration, Youth, Population and Development


Hans REITHOFER
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Development, Engaged Anthropology, Political Ecology, Sorcery, Social Change, Ritual, Religion, Mining, Big-manship


Catherine RIS
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Education Policy, Employment, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Population and Development, Public Policies, Social Justice Policy, Youth, Mining


Roland SEIB

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Mining, Development, Democracy, Elections, Clientelism, Public Sector Reform, Devolution


Gunter SENFT
Professor, Language and Cognition at MPI for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Death and Bereavement, Development, Emotions, Landscape, Linguistic Anthropology, Navigation, Perception, Poetics, Ritual


Rachel SHAH
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Durham University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Children, Cultural Studies, Development, Education, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Social Change, Sustainability


Foale SIMON
Senior Lecturer, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Australia, Kiribati, Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Political Ecology, Political Economy, Small-scale Fisheries, Social Impact Analysis, Marine Biodiversity, Logging, Land Tenure, Epistemology, Environment, Ethnobotany


Rachel E. SMITH
Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology at Stanford University, United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Shefa (Vanuatu)
Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Morality, Work, Life-cycle Exchanges, Kinship, Land Tenure, Labour Mobility, Development, Religion, Cognitive Anthropology


Ivo Soeren SYNDICUS
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology at Maynooth University, Ireland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Higher Education, Education, Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Differentiation, Development, Law and Culture, Social Change, Personhood, Indigenous Politics, Identity


Yvonne UNDERHILL-SEM
Associate Professor, Development Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Hawaii, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Body, Development, Markets, Political Ecology, Feminsm


Carsten WERGIN
Assistant Professor, Transcultural Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Western Australia (Australia)
Places: Australia (country), Western Australia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology Of Sciences, Anthropology of Tourism, Anti-colonial, Applied Anthropology, Applied Ethnomusicology


Jerome WHITFIELD
, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Biomedicine, Sorcery, Religion, Medical Anthropology, Mediation, Development, Death and Bereavement, Medical Research, Mortuary Rites


Heather YOUNG-LESLIE
Associate Professor, Office of the Vice-President, Research at University of Alberta, Canada

Administrative areas: Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, New Zealand, Fiji
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Biomedicine, Development, Gender, Health, Health Workers, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Textiles / Fibre Arts, Body Theory, Mothering, Maternalisms


Dariusz ZDZIECH
Adjunct/associate Researcher, President at Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Research Association, Poland

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Kiribati, Hawaii
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Citizenship, Coconut, Development, Food and Nutrition, First Contacts, Governance, History, Identity, Library


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The database of experts counts today 851 profiles, of which 463 are publicly accessible, while 388 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 528 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

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