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Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies

University of Canterbury
Te Whare Wananga O Waitaha 
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone: +6433695952

Our People

Get to know more about our people here at MBC.

Centre staff

Steven Ratuva

Distinguished Professor
Logie 402
Internal Phone: 95952

Christina Laalaai-Tausa

Research Manager/Fellow
Internal Phone: 91772

Dalila Gharbaoui

Climate Crisis Research Fellow
Internal Phone: 91800

Suliasi Vunibola

Research Fellow
Internal Phone: 91499

David Garcia

Research Associate
Internal Phone: 91549

Chloe-Ane Wragg

Project and Research Assistant
Phone: +64336null

Adjunct Fellows

Associate Professor Natalie Baird

Associate Professor
Co-Director of Postgraduate Studies and LLM (ILAP)
Meremere 419
Internal Phone: 93801

Jane Buckingham

Associate Professor
Karl Popper 504

Yvonne Crichton-Hill

Associate Professor
Head of Department - Social Work
Elsie Locke Building 320

Kelly Dombroski

Human Geography
Beatrice Tinsley Rm 313
Internal Phone: 94101

Lyndon Fraser

Associate Professor
Karl Popper 504A
Internal Phone: 95544

Bronwyn Hayward

Elsie Locke Building 609

Pascale Hatcher

Advisory board member
Head of Department
Elsie Locke Building 610B

Paul Millar

Karl Popper 620
Internal Phone: 94413

Tara Ross

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Elsie Locke Building 603A
Internal Phone: 95846

Matthew Scobie

Advisory board member
Meremere 231

Dr Michael Davis

Research Associate
Internal Phone: 91431