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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
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, 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


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
Assistant Professor, LPED - Laboratoire Population Environnement Développement at Aix-Marseille University, IRD (France), France

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


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
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


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, Feminsm, Gender, Health, Medical Anthropology, Metabolic Disorders, Modernity, Post-Colonialism, Nursing And Midwifery


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The database of experts counts today 1057 profiles, of which 527 are publicly accessible, while 530 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 613 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 579 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.