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Katherine Lepani
Senior Research Associate
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Katherine Lepani is a long-term resident of Papua New Guinea, where she has extensive community-based and public sector work experience in health, HIV, gender and development, and theatre arts....

Robert Levitus
ARC Research Associate
Archaeology and Natural History

ARC Research Associate, Department of Archaeology and Natural History, School of Culture, History and Language. ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Han Lew Han Lew
Business Support Officer

Han is a Business Support Officer at the School.

Tana Li
Senior Fellow
Pacific and Asian History

Director, Centre for the Study of the Southern Chinese Diaspora, School of Culture, History and Language, CAP, the Australian National University.

Co-editor, electronic journal "Chinese...

Alissa Lim Alissa Lim
Education Support Officer

Alissa is the Education Support Officer at the School

Yan Fang Liou
PhD Candidate
Anthropology, Pacific and Asian History

Yan Fang is a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History & Language. Yan Fang's research focuses on Tibetan Buddhist music in India, Nepal, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The subjects of research...

Naijing Liu
PhD Candidate

Naijing is a PhD Candidate at the School.

Sharon Lu
Acting Business Operations Officer

Sharon is the acting Business Operations Manager

Michael Main
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Michael is a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language. Michael is conducting research into Huli society, located in Hela Province in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. Michael'...

John Makeham

John specializes in Chinese intellectual history, especially the intellectual history of Chinese philosophy. He has a particular interest in Confucian philosophy and, in more recent years, the...

Roald Maliangkaij
Senior Lecturer

Since finishing his PhD on the preservation of folksongs in South Korea (SOAS, UK), Maliangkay has expanded the scope of his research to include popular culture. Fascinated by the mechanics of...

Alexandra Marley
PhD Student

Alexandra (Alex) is a PhD candidate in the Wellsprings of Linguistics Diversity project, researching...

Tracy Martens
PhD Candidate
Archaeology and Natural History

Material evidence of early interaction in northern Chile: An isotopic and structural study of an assemblage of fibre...

Etsuko Mason Etsuko Mason
HDR Administrative Officer

Etsuko coordinates the Higher Degree Research (PhD) candidates at the School.

She can assist with academic processes for PhD candidates and information about scholarships.

Zara Maxwell-Smith
Phd Candidate

ANU Extension Program

Zara Maxwell-Smith teaches the ANU Extension Program - Performing Indonesian. She co-wrote the program which blends skills-based learning, guided...

Andrew McWilliam Andrew McWilliam
Associate Professor

Research interests include Timor ethnography, minorities and governance in Indonesia and East Timor, customary land...

Areti Metuamate Areti Metuamate
PhD Scholar
Pacific and Asian History

Research and Academic Background

Areti is an Indigenous Pacific Studies scholar completing his PhD thesis on Kingship and kinship - The House of Tupou, democracy, and...

Miriam Meyerhoff
Research Associate

Miriam Meyerhoff completed her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997 and since then has held academic positions at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Cornell University, University of...

Julia Miller
Senior Data Manager

Julia is a Senior Data Manager with CoEDL

John Minford

Areas of expertise

  • Creative Writing (Incl. Playwriting)
  • Literature In Chinese
  • Other Language, Communication And Culture


Paul Mitchell
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Paul is a PhD Candidate at the School

Fitrilailah Mokui
PhD Candidate

Fitrilailah is a PhD Candidate at the School

Rachel Morgain
ARC Fellow
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Areas of expertise

  • Social And Cultural Anthropology
  • Social Theory
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality
  • Religion And Society
  • History Of Ideas
  • ...
Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki Tessa Morris-Suzuki
Pacific and Asian History

Research interests include grassroots movements and survival politics in Northeast Asia; the Korean War in regional...

Mark Mosko

I am continuing research of the dynamics of personhood, agency and exchange in North Mekeo (PNG) sociality and history including processes of commodification, Christian conversion, and changing...


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