About Me

Kim Andreas Kessler

Thematic Interest:
Livelihoods, local development, small (island) state development

Disciplinary Background:
Geography, Social Anthropology

Geographical Focus:
Pacific Island region

Methodological Approach:
Qualitative participatory research

Research experience:
Cook Islands, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Switzerland

Work experience:
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (Switzerland), The University of the South Pacific (Fiji and other Pacific Island states), Fairness at Work (Switzerland), Colegio Adolfo Kolping (Ecuador)

Formation:
PhD Researcher at the University of Otago, New Zealand
MA, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji 
BA, University of Berne, Switzerland