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Helen Abbott
PhD Candidate
Anthropology

Helen is a PhD Candidate at the School

Jade Aikman
PhD Candidate
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Jade is a PhD Candidate at the School

Dr Tomoko Akami Tomoko Akami
Associate Professor
Pacific and Asian History

She is currently working on an ARC project on 'Empire and Global Health Governance', examining the League of Nations Health Organization's operations in Asia and the Pacific region in the inter-...

Joanne Allen
Administration Officer
Linguistics

Joanne is an Administration officer for the Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language

Dr Wayan Arka Wayan Arka
Fellow
Linguistics

Areas of expertise

  • Computational Linguistics
  • Language In Culture And Society (Sociolinguistics)
  • Indonesian Languages
  • Language In Time And Space (Incl....
Dr Meera Ashar Meera Ashar
Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

Meera Ashar is a Lecturer in the School of Culture, History and Language at the Australian National University. She is also the Deputy Director of the South Asia Research Institute (SARI) and the...

Umar Assegaf
PhD candidate
Anthropology

Supervisor Dr Andrew McWilliam Topic TBA

Simon Avenell
Associate Professor
Pacific and Asian History

Trained in History and Asian Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Simon Avenell is an associate professor and director of the Japan Institute at the Australian National University...

Brett Baker
Editorial Assistant, the Journal of Pacific Histor
Administration

Brett is the Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Pacific History

Associate Professor Christopher Ballard Chris Ballard
Associate Professor
Pacific and Asian History

My current interests revolve around indigenous Melanesian historicities - their transformation through cross-cultural encounters; their representation through various media, including film and...

Dr Ruth Barraclough Ruth Barraclough
Senior Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

I recently completed my book Factory Girl Literature: Sexuality, Violence and Representation in Industrializing Korea, on the figure of the factory girl in twentieth-century Korean literature. An...

Joanna Barrkman
PhD Candidate
Anthropology

Joanna is a PhD Candidate at the School

Belinda Batkin
Administration Officer
Administration

Belinda is an administration officer with CHL

Stuart Bedford
ARC Future Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

The fieldwork focus of my research over the last fifteen years has been the islands of Vanuatu, in the southwestern Pacific. Research issues that have been addressed at both a local and regional...

Markus Bell
PhD candidate
Anthropology

Supervisor Dr Andrew Kipnis Topic; Imagining 'Us' Above and Beyond Borders: An account of the emerging North Korea Diaspora in Northeast Asia

Dr Shameem Black Shameem Black
Fellow
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

I joined the Australian National University from the United States, where I received my PhD from Stanford University and served as an Assistant Professor of postcolonial literature in the English...

Mike Bourke
Visiting Fellows
South and Southeast Asian Studies

Visiting Fellow

Corey Bresnan
Administrative Assistant
Linguistics

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Carolyn Brewer
Journal Editor: Intersections: Gender and Sexualit
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Journal Editor: Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, ARC Laureate Editor

Sally Brockwell
Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

Currently I am involved in several multi-disciplinary collaborative projects: ARC Linkage led by Macquarie University with Partner Organization Rio Tinto Alcan, investigating earth mounds at Weipa...

Dr Adam Broinowski Adam Broinowski
Post doctoral research fellow
Pacific and Asian History

Adam Broinowski is an Australian Research Council postdoctoral research fellow at the school of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National...

Jo Bushby
HDR Support
Administration

Jo is a professional staff member working in HDR support

Judith Cameron
ARC Future Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

My research focus is archaeological textiles, a generic term for a wide range of prehistoric fibre artefacts including cordage, basketry, matting and textiles and the tools used to produce them....

Lindsay Cameron
PhD Student
Pacific and Asian History

The Convergence of British and American Methodism in the South Pacific Conference of the Wesleyan Methodist Church

Bethune Carmichael
PhD Candidate
Archaeology and Natural History

Bethune is a PhD Candidate at the School

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