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Penner ANGELINA
, Bergen Pacific Studies; ECOPAS at University of Bergen, Norway

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Development Studies, Gender Based Violence, Gender, Globalization, Indigenous Knowledge, Kastom, Pacific Studies


Apo APOROSA
Research Fellow, Anthropology Department/School of Psychology at The University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Development Studies, Education, Kava/Yaqona, Cognition, Health, Applied Anthropology, Community Development, Cultural Studies, Customary Law, Decolonisation


Ruci Mafi BOTEI
PhD Student, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Marshall Islands
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Agency, Culture-nature Relations, Customary Law, Cutural Change, Epistemology, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, World Heritage


Mathias CHAUCHAT
Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Keywords: Colonial Politic, Colonialism, Corruption, Development Studies, French Overseas Territories, Mining, Pacific Studies, Politics, Political Process, Political Economy


Fabiana DIMPFLMEIER
Research Fellow, DILASS at 'Gabriele d'Annunzio' University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Australia
Places: Queensland, Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Anthropological Field Records, Archives, Colonialism, Inter-racial Relations, Nationalism, New Guinea, Pacific Studies, Post-Colonialism, History Of Anthropology


Edmond FEHOKO
PhD Student, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Tonga, New Zealand, Auckland (New Zealand)
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Models, Indigenous Epistemology, Indigenous Knowledge, Interdisciplinarity, Pacific Epistemology, Pacific Studies


Odile GANNIER
Professor, Département de Lettres modernes/ CTEL at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Cultural Studies, Francophone Literatures, Imagology, Literature, Navigation, Post-Colonialism, Voyaging, Marine Biodiversity


David GLORY
Postdoctoral Fellow at CREDO, France

Administrative areas: Cook Islands
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Coastal Erosion, Conservation, Development, Disaster, Environment, Outer Island Development, Resilience And Indigenous Communities, Social Change


Sargam GOUNDAR
PhD Student, School of Geography at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change Migration, Pacific Studies, Sustainable Development, Perceptions, Geography, Sustainable Livelihoods


Elisabeth HOLLAND
Professor, Pacific Centre for the Environment and Sustainable Development at University of the South Pacific, Nauru

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Oceania, Ocean Acidification, Pacific Studies, Sustainable Development, Sustainability


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


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


Kealalokahi LOSCH
Associate Professor, Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Kapiʻolani Community College, United States

Administrative areas: Hawaii, New Zealand
Places: Polynesia, Hawai'i (US State)
Keywords: Ethnicity, Identity, Leadership, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Pacific Studies, Tattooing, Hapahaole


Stephanie LUSBY
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Security and Social Change at La Trobe University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Class, Community Development, Dispute Resolution, Family Planning, Feminism, Gender, Gender Based Violence, Inequality, Interdisciplinarity, Intergenerational Equity


Anaïs MAURER
Assistant Professor, Visiting, French and Italian at Colby Collge, United States

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Hawaii, Guam
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Colonial Politic, Postcolonial Literatures, Nuclear Issues, Nationalism, Colonial Imagination, Contemporary Literatures, Decolonisation, Ecology, Ethnicity, Feminism


John Joseph MCCAFFERY
Research Fellow, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland at Uniservices Consultancy Ltd, New Zealand

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Kiribati, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu
Places: Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia
Keywords: Education, Education Policy, Language Policy, Language Shift, Language-Culture-Cognition, Polynesian Languages, Pacific Studies, Language, Literacy, Bilingual/Immersion Education


Arnaud NOURY
Independent researcher, France

Administrative areas: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Samoa, Wallis and Futuna, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, Climate Change, Cosmology, Digital Resources, Myth, History, Austronesian Prehistory, Pacific Studies, Ritual Studies


Dominik SCHIEDER
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences at University of Siegen, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Samoa
Places: Fiji Islands, Samoa
Keywords: Migration, Social Organization, Agency, Applied Anthropology, Class, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Complexity, Conflict


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1219 profiles, of which 586 are publicly accessible, while 633 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 726 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 613 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.