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Dr John Cox Research Fellow (Research Planning & M, Inst for Human Security

John Cox is an anthropologist working as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Human Security and Social Change at La Trobe University. He has more than twenty years of experience working in the Pacific Islands, including Kiribati, Solomon Islands and Fiji. His prize-winning PhD investigated developmental projects of nation-making and financial fraud in Papua New Guinea. His current research focuses on the emerging middle class within the Pacific region, particularly the links between Christian moral values, economic aspirations and politics.


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