Report – By Pacific Media Watch
Fijian academic Dr Steven Ratuva, a political sociologist at the University of Auckland, has been appointed professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and director of the Macmillan Brown Research Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury.
One of Professor Ratuva’s tasks is to reform and revive the well-regarded Macmillan Brown Centre, an important New Zealand institutional icon to become a world class centre of Pacific research.
Professor Ratuva was also recently appointed board member of two International Political Science Association research committees (“Asia-Pacific” and “democratisation” research committees) during the last World Congress of Political Science in Montreal, Canada, in July. Read more »