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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 at University of Waikato, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Fiji, New Zealand, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Diasporas, Education, Indigenous Epistemology, Post-Colonialism, Spirituality, Kava, Indigenous Substances/medicines, Identity


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


Dani BARRINGTON
Lecturer, School of Civil Engineering at University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Administrative areas: Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Water Resources, Sanitation, Development Studies, Participation, Health, Hygiene, Menstruation, Toilets, Water


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


Paul D'ARCY
Associate Professor, Department of Pacific Affairs, College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Rapanui - Easter Island (Chile), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu
Keywords: Climate Change, Agency, Anthropology, Conflict Resolution, Coral Reefs, Cultural Geography, Development Studies, Fisheries, Food History, History


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


Kim Andreas KESSLER
PhD Student, School of Geography at University of Otago, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Places: Fiji Islands, Lau archipelago, Solomon Islands, Malaita, Vanuatu, Tanna, Cook Islands, Southern Cook Islands, Mauke, Rarotonga
Keywords: Outer Island Development, Remoteness, Livelihoods, Climate Change, Participation, Development Studies, Island Studies, Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Anthropology, Rural Development


Carola KLÖCK
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at University of Antwerp, Belgium

Keywords: Climate Change, Climate Policy, Coastal Erosion, Development Studies, Governance, Environment, Politics, Sustainability, Development


Jacob NERENBERG
Postdoctoral Fellow at Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Germany

Administrative areas: Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Development Studies, Economic Anthropology, Indigeneity, Inter-ethnic Relations, Livelihoods, Markets, Politics, Work


Catherine RIS
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Administrative areas: Australia, Cook Islands, New Caledonia, New Zealand
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia, Australia (area)
Keywords: Development Studies, Education Policy, Employment, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Population and Development, Public Policies, Social Justice Policy, Youth, Mining


Penelope SCHOEFFEL
Associate Professor, Centre for Samoan Studies at National University of Samoa, Samoa

Administrative areas: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati
Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Development Studies


Sisifa SISIKULA
Research Fellow, Graduate School of Management at University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Tonga
Keywords: Development Studies


Frank THOMAS
Senior Lecturer, Pacific Studies, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati
Places: Melanesia, Micronesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Archaeobotany, Austronesian Prehistory, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Landscapes, Development Studies, Ethnobiology, Heritage Management, Landscape, Local Ecological Knowledge


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Some figures...

The database of experts counts today 1217 profiles, of which 585 are publicly accessible, while 632 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.