Professor Matthew Clarke is Head of the School of International and Political Studies. His area of research is international development, aid, religion and development, and aid in the Pacific.
Professor Clarke has been chief investigator on six national Category 1 research grants valued at $2m during the last five years.
Professor Clarke has published or presented over 100 academic journal papers, book chapters and conference papers. He has also authored six books and edited another seven.
Professor Clarke undertakes regular evaluations of community development projects in the Pacific and South-east Asia for various non-government organisations, with a particular interest in HIV/AIDS and health-related projects.