About Me

Thematic Interest:
Livelihoods, local development, small (island) state development

Disciplinary Background:
Geography, Social Anthropology

Geographical Focus:
Pacific Island region

Methodological Approach:
Qualitative participatory research

Research experience:
Cook Islands, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Switzerland

Work experience:
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (Switzerland), The University of the South Pacific (Fiji and other Pacific Island states), Fairness at Work (Switzerland), Colegio Adolfo Kolping (Ecuador)

PhD Researcher at the University of Otago, New Zealand
MA, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji 
BA, University of Berne, Switzerland

Kim Andreas Kessler