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

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Chimbu (Papua New Guinea), Eastern Highlands (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Eastern Highlands, Chimbu, Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Development, Education, Health, Social Change, Youth, Class, Biomedicine, Health Workers, Housing, Security


Matthew BOND
PhD Student, Botany at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Hawaii, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Ethnobotany, Biomedicine, Social Network Analysis, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Ecology


Patricia FIFITA
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam
Places: Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Indigenous Epistemology, Colonialism, Biomedicine, Gender, Non Communicable Diseases, Political Economy, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Climate Change


Jessica HARDIN
Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology at Pacific University, United States

Administrative areas: Samoa
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Christianity, Food and Nutrition, Body, Biomedicine, Metabolic Disorders, Chronic Illness, Gender


Franziska A. HERBST
Research Fellow, Department of Palliative Medicine at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Biomedicine, Medical Technology, Health, Ilness Experience, Relatedness, Personhood, Chronic Illness, Body, Agency


Amy K. MCLENNAN
Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Australia, Nauru
Places: Australia (area), Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Biomedicine, Social-ecological System, Political Ecology, Narratives, Mining, Interdisciplinarity, Globalization, Health, Food and Nutrition


Jo MIDDLETON
Research Fellow, Sussex Sustainability Research Programme; Dept. Primary Care and Public Health, and NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Neglected Tropical Diseases at University of Sussex; Brighton and Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conservation, Biomedicine, Colonialism, Ecology, Ethnobotany, Global Health, Logging, Medical Anthropology, Medical Research, New Guinea


Alice SERVY
Lecturer, SAGE Sociétés, Acteurs, Gouvernement en Europe at University of Strasbourg, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, French Polynesia
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Health, Sexuality, Gender, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Family Planning, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sex Workers, Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Sexual Assaults


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


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1095 profiles, of which 546 are publicly accessible, while 549 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 699 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 594 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.