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Independent researcher, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Sandaun (Papua New Guinea), Gulf (Papua New Guinea)
Places: Melanesia, Papua New Guinea
Keywords: Human Ecology, Ethnobiology, Food and Nutrition, Material Culture, Kinship, Migration, Oral History, Cosmology

Ola Gunhildrud BERTA
, Department of social anthropology at University of Oslo, Norway

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Micronesia
Keywords: Kinship, Christianity, Egalitarianism, Cultural Change, Custom, Food and Nutrition, Globalization

Professor, Anthropology at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Administrative areas: Tuvalu, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, American Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Gender, Sexuality, Globalization, Body Theory, Food and Nutrition, Sport, Morality, Christianity, Conflict, Economic Anthropology

Richard Michael ('Mike') BOURKE
Associate Professor, College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Climate Change, Farming Systems, Food and Nutrition, Gardens, Horticulture, Subsistence Economy, Techniques, Taro, Sweet Potato

Laurence Marshall CARUCCI
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Montana State University, United States

Administrative areas: Marshall Islands
Places: Marshall Islands
Keywords: Adoption, Age and Aging, Anthropological Fieldwork, Body, Christianity, Climate Change, Climate Change Migration, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Literature, Colonialism

Independent researcher, Dipartimento di Storia, Culture, Religioni at Università La Sapienza di Roma, Italy

Administrative areas: Tonga, Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Body, Health, Food and Nutrition, Non Communicable Diseases, Global Health, Agriculture, Gardens

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

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

Stephanie HOBBIS
Postdoctoral Fellow, Community, Culture and Global Studies at University of British Columbia, Canada

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Malaita (Solomon Islands), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: State, Nationalism, Political Anthropology, Governance, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Bureaucratization, Christianity, Democracy, Gender Violence

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

Research Fellow at International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region (Osaka, Japan), Japan

Places: Melanesia, Vanuatu, Banks Islands
Keywords: Material Culture, Heritage, Food and Nutrition, Ethnobotany, Environment, Cultural Landscapes

Kathleen RILEY
Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology at Queens College, United States

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Language Socialization, Language Change, Cultural Heritage, Food and Nutrition, Gender, Environment

Associate Professor, ISTHIA at Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Food and Nutrition, Gender, Identity, Globalization, Sex Workers, Social Change

Senior Lecturer, Dept of International Studies at Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Tuvalu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Citizenship, Climate Change, Conflict, Diasporas, Disaster, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Globalization, Migration, Nuclear Issues

Frederique VALENTIN
Research Fellow, UMR 7041 at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Tonga, New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Mortuary Rites, Food and Nutrition, Migration

Senior Lecturer, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Vienna, Austria

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Change, Disaster, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Memory

Assistant Professor, Human Relations, Sociology and Anthropology at High Point University , United States

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Children, Environment, Food and Nutrition, Gardens, Global Health, Medical Anthropology, Urbanization, Visual Anthropology, Mothering

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 876 profiles, of which 472 are publicly accessible, while 404 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 536 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 517 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.