Bryant Allen, Visiting Fellow
BA, MA (Hons) (Massey), PhD (ANU)
Interests: Agricultural change in Melanesia and Southeast Asia.
Peter Elder, Visiting Fellow
BA (Hons) (ANU), PhD (NTU)
Interests: Politics in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Timor-Leste, West Papua, Tonga; autonomy and beyond in Bougainville; gender equity in Melanesia.
Stewart Firth, Visiting Fellow
BA (Hons) (Sydney), MA (Hons) (ANU), D Phil (Oxford)
Interests: Politics of Fiji; Australian policy towards the Pacific Islands; international relations of the Pacific Islands; state building and intervention.
David Hegarty, Visiting Fellow
BA, DipEd (Melb), MA (SOAS)
Interests: Governance and political change; small state diplomacy and security; conflict and conflict-resolution strategies in the Pacific Islands.
Scott MacWilliam, Visiting Fellow
Interests: Indigenous commerce, particularly in the southern hemisphere and including Kenya, Australia, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.
Ronald J May, Emeritus Fellow
MEc (Syd), D Phil (Oxon)
Interests: Politics in Papua New Guinea, particularly decentralization, public sector reform, parties and elections, defence; Philippines politics, particularly the conflict in the Muslim south (Mindanao-Sulu); comparative ethnic conflict.
Gordon Peake, Visiting Fellow
LL.B (Queen’s, Belfast); M.Phil (Oxford); D.Phil (Oxford)
Interests: Timor-Leste political, security and economic landscape, development effectiveness, police reform in Timor-Leste and the politics and economics of oil and gas.
Douglas Porter, Adjunct Professor
BSocSc, MSocSc Hons. (Waikato, NZ), PhD (ANU)
Interests: Institutional change, political economy, interventions in conflicted settings, decentralisation and justice reforms.
Elizabeth Reid, Visiting Fellow
BA (Hons) (ANU), B Phil (Oxon), HonLittD (ANU), AO, FASSA
Interests: Papua New Guinea; South and Southeast Asia; Africa; Social Development; Social Capital, Social Justice, Especially Gender; the HIV Epidemic and Ethics.
Kerry Zubrinich, Visiting Fellow
BA (Hons) (Adelaide), MA (Hons) (Adelaide), PhD (CSU)
Interests: Sovereignty in Melanesia; Australia's role in Papua New Guinea; the relationship between transnational capital, the state and indigenous Australians in Native Title arrangements; the policing of indigenous Australians.