I am particularly interested in examining the geographies of land relations, rural livelihoods, forced displacement, and development within post-conflict settings in the Asia Pacific region.
Research Associate (November 2014 - December 2015)
Australian Research Council funded project "Family Influences on Child Survival and Growth in Rural East Timor" [Chief Investigator: Associate Professor Debra Judge]
Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology
The University of Western Australia
Research Fellow (April 2012 - September 2014)
State, Society and Melanesian Program
College of Asia and Pacific
The Australian National University
I am leading the socio-economic baseline survey on a multi-disciplinary action research project Agricultural Innovations for Communities in Timor-Leste funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.
GEOG3306: Regional Development and Planning
GEOG5003: Mining and Development
Timor-Leste Ethnography; Rural Livelihoods; Land Access; Forced Displacement; Migration; Rural Development
English; Tetum (Timor-Leste)