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Geir Henning Presterudstuen

Senior Lecturer in Anthropology, Western Sydney University

Dr Geir Henning Presterudstuen is a socio-cultural anthropologist and has conducted long-term fieldwork in Fiji since 2009. His main research interests include the intersections between social categories such as gender, ethnicity, class and sexuality in context of the modern market economy, anthropology of religion and the supernatural and social theory. His major publications include Performing Masculinity: Body, Self and Identity in Modern Fiji (2019 Bloomsbury), two edited volumes: Monster Anthropology in Australasia and Beyond (2014 Palgrave Macmillan, with Yasmine Musharbash) and Anthropologies of Value: Cultures of accumulation across the Global North and South (2016 Pluto Press, with L.F. Angosto Ferrandez) as well as a number of articles in international journals.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Anthropology, Western Sydney University


  • 2013 
    University of Western Sydney, PhD Anthropology

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Anthropological Society
  • European Society for Oceanists