Professor Andrew Skuse

Professor Andrew Skuse
 Position Professor
 Org Unit Anthropology and Development Studies
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4285
 Location Floor/Room 1 28 ,  Napier ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Professor Andrew Skuse is Head of the Department of Anthropology and Development Studies and manages the Applied Communication Collaborative Research Unit (ACCRU). He holds an undergraduate degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies and a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from University College London. His professional work focuses on how the poor interact with information resources and how these resources affect areas such as livelihoods, health, education, peace-building and social equity. Skuse has consulted widely on the role of C4D and ICTs in the developing world for numerous international development agencies, including ADB, AusAID, DFID, EU, GTZ and WHO. Skuse previously worked as a Social Development Adviser for the UK Department for International Development. (DFID) where he was responsible for the area of communications for development. His publications span both applied and academic fields and he has worked in many countries, including: Afghanistan, China, Malawi, Nepal, Pakistan, Pacific Region, Philippines, Rwanda, South Africa and Sri Lanka.

    For more details on publications, grants and professional work see Professor Andrew Skuse's Researcher Profile.

  • Media Expertise

    CategoriesArchaeology & Anthropology
    ExpertisePoverty; development; evaluation; humanitarian; risk; behaviour, ICTs; C4D; communication; information; communication and complex emergencies; entertainment-education, mass media and development; social media; soap opera; radio drama; communications for development, poverty reduction, behaviour change; crowd sourcing
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Entry last updated: Sunday, 3 Oct 2021

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