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Joshua A. BELL
Curator, National Museum of Natural History at Smithsonian Institution, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Hawaii
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Materiality, Material Culture, Logging, Natural Resource Exploitation, Cultural Transformation, Colonialism, Visual Anthropology, Mobile Telephony, Museums, Historical Consciousness


Emilie CHEVALIER
PhD Student, GEOLAB at University of Limoges, France

Administrative areas: French Polynesia, Australia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, French Overseas Territories, Migration, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Space


Eveline DÜRR
Professor, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Administrative areas: New Zealand
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology of Tourism, Colonial Discourse, Cultural Change, Eco-anthropology, Ethnographic Encounter, Globalization, Identity, Indigenous Mobility


Michelle DYER
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University, Sweden

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Feminism, Gender, Indigenous Epistemology, Land Tenure, Natural Resource Exploitation, Political Ecology, Resilience


Elodie FACHE
Postdoctoral Fellow, UMR GRED (Gouvernance, Risque, Environment, Development) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

Administrative areas: Australia, Northern Territory (Australia), Fiji, Eastern (Fiji)
Places: Australia (area), Australia (country), Northern Territory, Arnhem Land, Fiji Islands, Lomaiviti archipelago, Gau
Keywords: Environment, Development, Sustainability, Conservation, Land Management, Sea Management, Small-scale Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas, Governance, Climate Change


Colin FILER
Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conservation, Custom, Development, Environment, Forestry, Governance, Indigenous Knowledge, Land Tenure, Mining, Political Ecology


Dan JORGENSEN
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Western Ontario, Canada

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Cosmology, Natural Resources, Political Ecology, Social Organization, Ritual, Christianity, Myth, Regional History, Mining, Mobile Telephony


Stuart KIRSCH
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Michigan, United States

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Indonesia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Corporations, Engaged Anthropology, Indigenous Politics, Mining Capitalism, Political Ecology, Property, Reverse Anthropology


Silja KLEPP
Professor, Institute of Geography at Kiel University, Germany

Administrative areas: Fiji, Kiribati
Places: Micronesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Colonial Discourse, Cutural Change, Eco-anthropology, Environment, Epistemology, Governance, Labour Mobility, Legal Pluralism, Neo-Colonialism


Matthias KOWASCH
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Regional Science at University of Graz, Austria

Administrative areas: New Caledonia, Australia
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Conflict, Development, Education, Governance, Indigenous Political Movements, Identity, Land Tenure, Mining, Post-Colonialism, Political Ecology


Hervé Raimana LALLEMANT-MOE
Other staff, Law at University of French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Administrative areas: French Polynesia
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Climate Change, Disaster, Ecology, Environment, Governance, Political Ecology, Sustainability


Carol MACLENNAN
Professor, Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University, United States

Administrative areas: Hawaii
Places: Polynesia
Keywords: Agriculture, Colonialism, Cultural Landscapes, Natural Resource Exploitation, Political Ecology, Water Resources


Amy K. MCLENNAN
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


Anke MOESINGER
PhD Student, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany at University of Lucerne, Switzerland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia, Rendova, Lokuru, Polynesia, Bougainville province, Buka, Takuu, Tetepare, Munda
Keywords: Climate Change, Natural Resources, Social Change, Political Ecology, Perception, Social Organization, Small-scale Fisheries, Local Ecological Knowledge, Local/folk Taxonomy, Coral Reef Ecology


Carlos MONDRAGON
Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios de Asia y África at El Colegio de México, Mexico

Administrative areas: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Rapa Nui - Easter Island (Chile), Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Indigenous Epistemology, Climate Change, Climate Policy, Anthropology of Ontology, Cultural Geography, Ecology, First Contacts, History, Horticulture, Knowledge


Rebecca MONSON
Lecturer, ANU College of Law at Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Australia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia, Solomon Islands, Marovo Lagoon, New Georgia, Guadalcanal
Keywords: Sociolegal, Legal Geography, Cultural Geography, Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Legal Pluralism, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Settler Colonialism


Mélissa NAYRAL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales., France

Administrative areas: New Caledonia
Places: Melanesia, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands
Keywords: Conflict, Conservation, Development, Gender, Governance, Indigenous Politics, Land Tenure, Natural Resources, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Political Ecology


Hans REITHOFER
Lecturer, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at University of Goettingen, Germany

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Christianisation, Development, Engaged Anthropology, Political Ecology, Sorcery, Social Change, Ritual, Religion, Mining, Big-manship


Katherine SAMMLER
PhD Student, School of Geography at The University of Arizona, United States

Administrative areas: New Zealand, Fiji
Keywords: State, Spatial Theory, Social-ecological System, Social Studies of Knowledge, Social Movement, Political Ecology, Oceans, Natural Resources, Legal Geography, Interdisciplinarity


Foale SIMON
Senior Lecturer, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Administrative areas: Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Federated States of Micronesia, Australia, Kiribati, Fiji
Places: Melanesia, Polynesia
Keywords: Political Ecology, Political Economy, Small-scale Fisheries, Social Impact Analysis, Marine Biodiversity, Logging, Land Tenure, Epistemology, Environment, Ethnobotany


Tuomas Aku Wiljami TAMMISTO
PhD Student, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Helsinki, Finland

Administrative areas: Papua New Guinea
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Environment, Exchanges, Land Tenure, Logging, Place, Political Ecology, Statehood, Work, Conservation, Corporations


Annick THOMASSIN
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology/Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at McGill University/Australian National University, Australia

Administrative areas: Australia
Places: Australia (area), Melanesia
Keywords: Bureaucratization, Fisheries, Neo-Colonialism, Political Ecology, Political Economy, Property, Self-Determination, Social-ecological System, Natural Resources, Torres Strait


Jaap TIMMER
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology Department at Macquarie University, Australia

Administrative areas: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Political Ecology, Religion


Yvonne UNDERHILL-SEM
Associate Professor, Development Studies at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Administrative areas: Cook Islands, Hawaii, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa
Places: Melanesia
Keywords: Body, Development, Markets, Political Ecology, Feminsm


Carsten WERGIN
Assistant Professor, Transcultural Studies at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany

Administrative areas: Australia, Western Australia (Australia)
Places: Australia (country), Western Australia
Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology, Anthropology of Knoweldge, Anthropology of Ontology, Anthropology Of Sciences, Anthropology of Tourism, Anti-colonial, Applied Anthropology, Applied Ethnomusicology


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The database of experts counts today 851 profiles, of which 463 are publicly accessible, while 388 have chosen to remain private.

These persons have defined 528 unique keywords in which they situate their research interests and expertise.

They have also defined and described 497 'experiences' (research and teaching activities, consulting work, or applied projects) in which they have contributed.