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Dr Grant Aiton Grant Aiton
Research Fellow
Linguistics

Dr Grant Aiton is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language and the School of Culture, History & Language at the Australian National...

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-...

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 historian of ideas at the School of Culture, History and Language at the Australian National University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of history, political...

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...

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...

danielle barth Danielle Barth
Lecturer
Linguistics

Danielle Barth is a Postdoctoral Fellow.

Areas of expertise Linguistics Linguistic Structures (Incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)

Research interests Typology, Complex...

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...

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...

Sally Brockwell
Research 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...

Adam Broinowski
Research fellow and Lecturer (Honorary)
Pacific and Asian History

Dr Adam Broinowski specialises in interdisciplinary research in modern and contemporary history of East Asia (...

Judith Cameron
Visiting Honorary Associate Professor
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....

Matt Carroll Matthew Carroll
Postdoctoral fellow
Linguistics

Matthew Carroll is a Postdoctoral Fellow with COEDL.

Justine Chambers
Lecturer and Research Scholar
Anthropology

Justine Chambers is a lecturer and research scholar in the Department of Anthropology, School of Culture, History...

Eve Chen
Associate Lecturer
Languages

Eve Chen's academic interests lie in various aspects of language, culture, and communication. She studies Cantonese cultural conceptualisations in the frameworks of Cultural Linguistics and...

Geoffrey Clark
Professor
Archaeology and Natural History

Analytical expertise: I have expertise in zooarchaeology, the chemical study of artefacts, laser mapping, remote sensing and statistical analysis. Zooarchaeology: My early postgraduate training...

Thomas Cliff
Postdoctoral Fellow
Pacific and Asian History

Tom Cliff is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language at the Australian National University. He is one of a small team of researchers looking into "Informal Life...

Christopher Diamond
Lecturer
Languages

Christopher Diamond is focused on the pre-modern languages, literature and culture of the Northern and Eastern Regions of South Asia (India, Nepal and Bangladesh). The complexities of South Asian...

Assa Doron
Professor
Anthropology

Assa Doron joined ANU in August 2007. He obtained his BA in History from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and PhD in social anthropology from La Trobe University, Melbourne. He recently...

Bethwyn Evans
Lecturer
Linguistics

Bethwyn Evans’ research and teaching focuses on Austronesian languages of the Pacific and the historical development of linguistic structures. Since 2004, she has worked on the Marovo language,...

Nicholas Evans Nicholas Evans
Director CoEDL
Linguistics

Nicholas Evans' focus is the diversity of human language and what this can tell us about the nature of language, culture, deep history, and the possibilities of the human mind. He is especially...

Shengyu Fan
Lecturer

B.A. (1997) and M. A. (2000) in College of Foreign Languages, Fujian Normal University

Ph.D. (2003) in Chinese Department, Beijing Normal University

Janit Feangfu
Lecturer
Languages

Dr Janit Feangfu is a lecturer of Thai Language and Cultural Studies. Her research interests cover a wide range of literary topics, including gender issues, food memoirs and contemporary Isan (...

Jack Fenner Jack Fenner
Academic Fellow and CHL Deputy Director - Educatio
Archaeology and Natural History

Archaeology, Stable Isotopes, GIS/GPS, Quantitative Methods.

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