Associate Professor in Pacific History, Australian National University

Currently a historian but trained as an archaeologist and anthropologist. Thirty years' experience as a researcher in Melanesia (PNG, Vanuatu, West Papua and New Caledonia).

Career highlights

UNCEN-ANU Baseline Studies Project at the Freeport mine, Irian Jaya (1996-98); Visiting positions as Directeur de Recherche, CNRS, Marseille (1999-2000), and as Directeur de Recherche, EHESS, Paris (2001); nomination for World Heritage status of Chief Roi Mata's Domain on behalf of the Republic of Vanuatu (2007).

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Pacific History, Australian National University

Education

  • 1995 
    The Australian National University, PhD Prehistory