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List of Thesis Students (31/06/12)

Masters

MA Candidates

No.

Name

Topic

1

Maelin Bhagwan

History – From Migrant to Resident: A Case Study of Internal Migration and the History of the Development of the Nanuku Settlement.

2

Kathy Foi

History – Legacy and Life History of Makogai residents

3

Rebecca Pratt

History – Representation of Fiji by women travel-authors of the 19th and 20th centuries.

4

Alison Ramsay

History – Beyond the sea the sand and the sun: popular culture, cultural industries and the SIDS

5

Setoki Qalubau

History – From Ono to Viro in Ovalau

6

Lalini Kumar

History - Intermarriages between the major ethnic communities in Fiji

7

Afshana Anzeg

History – That Indian Woman: the identity of the indentured female during the indenture system in Fiji.

8

Sonam Chand

Psychology - Factors influencing career decision making in Fijian and Indo-Fijian adolescence

9

Nikita Chand

Psychology - Body Image Issues among adolescent girls in Fiji

10

Nicholas Fuata

Psychology - Exploring ‘iTaukei (Indigenous Fijians) Traditional responses to Postpartum Depression in Fiji

11

Ofa Swan

Psychology - Optimism vs pessimism - exploring the relationship between optimism and coping mechanisms of Fijians

12

Jasvin Lala

Psychology –

13

Pritina Vithal

Psychology - Heterosexual attitudes towards male homosexuality in Fiji: A cross-cultural based comparative analysis

14

Shazna Buksh

Psychology - Mapping HIV/AIDS-related Stigma and Discrimination in Fiji

15

Arieta Tagivetaua

Social Work - Review of Child Services in the Department of Social Welfare

16

Vivian Koster

Social Work - Policy Making and Policy Implementation Processes of a Regional Youth Organisation – The case of the Pacific Youth Council.

17

Akanesi Tarabe

Sociology - Women’s roles in Fijian death rituals: A review of Ravuvu’s work on the Fijian society

18

 Asinate Koroiciri

Sociology - The effects of poverty and human development on livelihoods-The Case of Lau and Ra Households in Qauia Settlement

19

Ilisapeci Rokotunidau

Sociology - Child protection policy: Global, regional, local, and the community

20

Ella Bennion

Sociology –

PhD

PhD Candidates

No.

Name

Topic

1

Jolame Sedra

History – Methodist Church of Fiji 1964-2014

2

Samantha Rose

History -  The role of women in the decolonisation of Kiribati

3

Sione Veituna

History – Schisms in Methodist Church in Tonga 1880s

4

Gaylene Osborne-Finekaso

Psychology -

5

Ashla Singh

Social Work – National provident Fund of Fiji

6

Maria Orcherton

Indigenous Knowledge systems – Peru and Pacific Islands

7

Edwin Jones

Sociology - Exploring I Taukei perspectives on yaqona and the global kava industry

8

Taiomi Tapu-Qiliho

Sociology - Relocated Pacific Islanders – Pacific islander identity

9

Andreas Kopf

Sociology –

Co-Supervised

Co-Supervised Students outside the School

No.

Name

Home Centre

Topic

1

Tony Herasia

SCDIA

MA RAMSI in the Solomon Islands

2

Fulori Manoa

CFS

PhD The Stranger King

3

Betty Kamea

OCACPS

MA

4

Litia Qionibaravi

OCACPS

PhD

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