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Yon Jae Paik Yon Jae Paik
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Yon Jae has academic background in Chemistry (BA), Environmental Studies (MA), Business (MSc), and Asian Studies (MA), and professional background in commercial banking. He enrolled as a PhD...

Yun Zhou
Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

Dr Yun Zhou's academic interests are focused on Christianity, gender, history and East Asian studies. Her thesis examines how Christian women transformed the institution of the family through the...

Yanyin Zhang
Senior Lecturer

Areas of expertise

  • Applied Linguistics And Educational Linguistics
  • Chinese Languages
  • English As A Second Language
  • Linguistic Structures (Incl. Grammar,...
Shuge Wei
Research Fellow
Pacific and Asian History

Areas of expertise

  • Asian History
  • Communication And Media Studies
  • Studies Of Asian Society

Research interests include modern Chinese...

Yanyan Wang
Lecturer

Research interests include Chinese language teaching methodology and applying a variety of methods to Chinese language teaching. Investigating the effects of teaching pragmatics in language class...

Matt Tomlinson
ARC Future Fellow
Anthropology

Areas of expertise

  • Anthropology
  • Social And Cultural Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Other Language, Communication And Culture
  • Religion And...
Associate Professor Katerina Teaiwa Katerina Teaiwa
Associate Professor
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Katerina Teaiwa is Associate Professor in Pacific Studies and Gender, Media and Cultural Studies in the School of...

Dr McComas Taylor McComas Taylor
Associate Professor, Reader in Sanskrit

McComas Taylor's research lies at the intersection of contemporary critical theory and classical Sanskrit narrative literature. His primary focus is on the construction of ‘true’ discourse in the...

Ross Tapsell
Lecturer
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Ross Tapsell researches the media in Indonesia and Malaysia.He was a recipient of the Australian Government Endeavour Postdoctorate Award, where he conducted research on press freedom and media...

Keiko Tamura
Research Assistant
Pacific and Asian History

Keiko is currently a research assistant at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Dr Yuri Takahashi Yuri Takahashi
Lecturer
Languages

Yuri is convener of the Burmese course at ANU established in 2016. She has been working for language education since 1980s and currently compiling an original Burmese textbook for ANU’s Online...

Dr Mark Strange Mark Strange
Senior Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

Research interests include Medieval Chinese political and intellectual history, Chinese traditional historiography, Chinese traditional narrative and textual criticism

Dr Janelle Stevenson Janelle Stevenson
Research Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

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Ying Xin Show
Lecturer
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Dr Ying Xhin Show is a postdoctoral fellow at the Malaysia Institute, ANU and lecturer at the School of Culture, History & Language.

Dr Michael Schimmelpfennig Michael Schimmelpfennig
Senior Lecturer
Pacific and Asian History

After finishing my dissertation at the University of Heidelberg on the early commentaries to the Lisao and the Songs of Chu, I moved to the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to coordinate a...

Chintana Sandilands
Lecturer

Chintana specialisies in Thai language and culture, as well as other aspects of Thai studies, particularly contemporary political, economic and social issues. She teaches Basic, Intermediate and...

Alan Rumsey Alan Rumsey
Professor
Anthropology

Melanesia; Aboriginal Australia; discourse; social identity; linguistic anthropology; indigenes and the state.

Kathryn Robinson Kathryn Robinson
Emeritus Professor
Anthropology

Senior Research Consultant, Social Service Research Training Centre, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia (1984-85); Consultant, AusAID, Asian Development Bank

Research interests include...

Ronit Ricci
Dr
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

I grew up in Jerusalem, where I earned BA and MA degrees in Indian Languages and Literatures and Psychology. I completed a Ph.D in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan in 2006...

Andrew Pawley Andrew Pawley
Emeritus Professor
Linguistics

Andrew Pawley is an Emeritus Professor, School of Culture, History and Language.

Sue O'Connor
Distinguished Professor
Archaeology and Natural History

I am currently conducting a major archaeological research project in East Timor investigating the cultural and environmental changes that took place across the Neolithic transition and into the...

Dr Eva F Nisa Eva F Nisa
Senior lecturer
Anthropology

Eva is a senior lecturer of anthropology. She is also a scholar of Islamic studies, anthropology of religion, religion and gender, researching how global currents of Islam reshape the lives of...

Barbara Nelson
Lecturer

Areas of expertise - Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific - Studies In Eastern Religious Traditions - Asian History

Professor Kirin Narayan Kirin Narayan
Professor
Anthropology

Kirin Narayan was born in India to an American mother and Indian father, and moved to the United States to attend college. As a graduate student, she studied cultural anthropology and folklore at...

Professor Li Narangoa Li Narangoa
Professor
Pacific and Asian History

Li Narangoa specialises in modern Japanese and Mongolian history, culture and politics. Before she joined the ANU staff member she was researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (...

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