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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


Daniela HEIL
Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Anthropology at University of Newcastle, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, New South Wales (Australia), Western Australia (Australia), Northern Territory (Australia)
Places: Australia (area)
Keywords: Body, Chronic Illness, Cultural Change, Health, Indigenous Epistemology, Ilness Experience, Indigenous Politics, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Personhood, Medical Anthropology


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


Fabienne LABBÉ
Research Fellow, Section Infectious Diseases and Immunization at Quebec Institute of Public Health, Canada

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


Jacqueline LECKIE
Associate Professor, Anthropology and Archaeology at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Colonialism, Migration, Agency, Diasporas, Ethnicity, Gender, History, Identity, Pacific Studies


Martha MACINTYRE
Research Fellow, School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts at The University of Melbourne, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Extractive Industry - Mining And Oil, Feminism, Gender, Gender Violence, Human Rights, Land Tenure, Medical Anthropology, Milne Bay


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


Mike POLTORAK
Lecturer, School of Anthropology and Conservation at University of Kent, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Medical Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Pacific Media, Intersubjectivity, Ilness Experience, Mental Illness, Global Health, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Engaged Anthropology


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


Thomas STRONG
Lecturer, Anthropology at Maynooth University, Ireland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Witchcraft, Body, Cosmology, Gender, Medical Anthropology, Personhood, Mary Douglas


Chelsea WENTWORTH
Research Fellow, Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State 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


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


Alexandra (Sandra) WIDMER
Assistant Professor, Anthropolgy Dept at York University, Canada

Administrative areas: Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Colonialism, Food and Nutrition, Gender, Health, Medical Anthropology, Metabolic Disorders, Modernity, Post-Colonialism, Nursing And Midwifery, Reproduction


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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.