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Etsuko Mason Etsuko Mason
HDR Administrative Officer
Administration

Etsuko coordinates the Higher Degree Research (PhD) candidates at the School. She can assist with academic processes for PhD candidates and information about scholarships.

Victor K Fong Victor K Fong
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Victor Fong is a PhD candidate in History at the Australian National University (ANU) on the prestigious national scholarship, Australian Postgraduate Awards. His dissertation focuses on law,...

Rosanna (Rosie) Stevens
Phd Student
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Rosie is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

Wen-Ti Comet Sung
PhD student
Pacific and Asian History

Wen-Ti Comet is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

Jasmine Wang
PhD Candidate
Anthropology

Jasmine is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Talei Luscia Mangioni
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Talei is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Talei was born and raised on Gadigal land of the Eora Nation and is of Fijian and Italian descent. Her...

Jirat Hiranras
PhD Candidate
Linguistics

Jirat is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Christina Rose Sanderson
PhD Student
Pacific and Asian History

Christina is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

Linfang Wang
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Linfang is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Salvatore Simarmata
PhD Candidate
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Salvatore is currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of Gender, Media, and Cultural Studies, at the Australian National University. His PhD research examines negative campaigning in Indonesia'...

Sulijaw Lusausatj
PhD Student
Pacific and Asian History

Sulijaw is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language.

Victoria Miller
PhD Candidate
Archaeology and Natural History

Victoria is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language.

Dr Muhammad Kavesh
DECRA Fellow
Anthropology

Kavesh is an Australian Research Council's DECRA Fellow at the Australian National University and FAS Postdoctoral...

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...

Professor Simon Avenell Simon Avenell
Professor
Pacific and Asian History

Simon Avenell is Professor in the School of Culture, History, and Language at the Australian National University. He specializes in modern Japanese history, civic activism, civil society,...

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

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

Research and Publications

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...

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...

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