Prof Karen Sykes

Professor of Anthropology

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Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, 2000 to present.

Visiting Professor, Australian National University, 2012

Visiting Researcher, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia, 2012 

Visiting Professor, L' École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. Paris, France. Spring, 2005

Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 1999 - 2002

PhD. Princeton University, New Jersey, USA (1995) with a thesis entitled Knowledge, Education and National Development in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

M.A. University of Western Ontario, Canada (1987) with a thesis entitled A Public Anthropology: Mead & Metraux in Redbook, 1961-79.

B.Soc. Sci. History and Anthropology, University of Western Ontario, Canada (1983).

B.Ed. University of Western Ontario, Canada (1984).


Areas of expertise

  • GN Anthropology - The Pacific, Papua New Guinea, North Queensland, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Anthropological Theory, History of Anthropology, Center for Political Economy

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