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The Australian National University

Dr Don Gardner

Lecturer in Anthropology
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Social Theory 160806
  • Pacific History (Excl. New Zealand And Maori) 210313
  • Social And Cultural Anthropology 160104
  • Environmental Impact Assessment 050204

Research interests

Social theory, Melanesian societies, cosmologies in historical perspective, cultural response to material conditions.

Researcher's projects

1) Cosmological transformations among the Mianmin of PNG.

2) The human biological and productive context of social transformations in the northern Mountain Ok fringes of PNG.

3) Social dimensions of mineral development in the northern Mountain Ok area of PNG.


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Updated:  13 December 2017 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers