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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
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.

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 Lecturer in Anthropology and the political economy of China at the School of Culture, History & Language, in the College of Asia & the Pacific. He convenes the Bachelor of...

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 (...

Dr Peter Friedlander Peter Friedlander
Associate Professor
Linguistics

Peter Friedlander learned Hindi in Varanasi India in 1977-1982. He then studied at SOAS and did a PhD on the life and works of the medieval Hindi poet-saint Ravidas in 1991. He has taught Hindi...

Kenneth George Kenneth George
Professor
Anthropology

Ken joined the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific in 2013 as Professor of Anthropology and Director of the School...

Mark Gibeau
Senior Lecturer
Languages

My PhD explored the interaction of politics, urbanisation and subjectivity in the fiction of the Japanese novelist Abe Kôbô (1924-1993). While I am continuing to work on this project I have also...

Simon Haberle Simon Haberle
Acting Director; Professor
Archaeology and Natural History

Simon is the Director of CHL. He completed his PhD at ANU on the Late Quaternary Environmental History of the Tari...

Stuart Hawkins
Postdoctoral Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

ARC DECRA Fellow

Dr Carol Hayes Carol Hayes
Associate Professor
Languages

After completing one year of Rotary Exchange in Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan, Carol completed her BA Hons degree at the University of Sydney. Her undergraduate studies included two years...

Ari Heinrich
Professor
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Ari Larissa Heinrich is a scholar and critic who writes about contemporary visual cultures from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, with a focus on experimental works that employ biological materials...

Dr Hsiao-chun Hung Hsiao-chun Hung
Senior Research Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

Hsiao-chun is currently involved in archaeological research projects in China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Marianas Islands.

Shunichi Ikeda
Senior Lecturer

Shun specialises in Japanese language, education, culture and society. He also has research interests in comparative education in Asia and in socio-linguistics (language policy and planning).

Shunichi Ishihara
Senior Lecturer
Linguistics

Areas of expertise

  • Laboratory Phonetics And Speech Science
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Japanese Language
  • Signal Processing
  • Applied Linguistics And...
Peter A Jackson
Professor
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

Peter A. Jackson has written extensively on modern Thai cultural history with special interests in religion, sexuality, and critical theoretical approaches to mainland Southeast Asian cultural...

Tanya Jakimow
Associate Professor Tanya Jakimow
Anthropology

The central focus of Associate Professor Tanya Jakimow's work is the micro-politics of local level development. She collaborates with scholars and practitioners in Indonesia, India and Australia,...

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