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Research Fellow

Dr Mark Love

Mark is an anthropologist who has been working in Australia and the Pacific islands for twenty years. Previously, Mark worked at the University of Queensland and RMIT University on a wide range of small and large research projects, generally as part of interdisciplinary teams.

Mark’s research has focused on political ecology, community governance, development effectiveness, intangible cultural heritage, applied linguistics and, since 2018, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). Mark has published in a range of forums, including Pacific Science, Ecology & Society, Journal of Political Ecology, Historic Environment, Marine Policy, Development Policy Review, Water Policy, and the Journal of Water and Health.

Mark is currently a Research Fellow at the Australian Rivers Institute and the International Water Centre working on various projects and is the principal investigator on the Australian Government funded Water for Women program ‘PaCWaM+2: Supporting decentralised rural water supply in Pacific islands’.