Natasha Khan - Assistant Lecturer, & Coordinator, Undergraduate Diploma in Leadership, Governance and Human Rights

Office: 014-104B

Tel: 323-1849


Natasha is interested in the following areas of research and teaching: Small Island Developing States (SIDS) conflict; Transitional justice; Impunity and amnesty; Coups d’état; Security sector reform; Human rights and development; Human rights defenders; faith, culture and human rights.

Academic Qualifications

BA Sociology & Population Studies and Demography (USP)

MA Social Development Policy & Management (University of Wales, Swansea)

PhD Law (Human Rights) University of York


Ms. Natasha Khan is the Coordinator for the following courses:

DG101 – Principles of Good Leadership and Governance

DG102 – Laws, Legal Systems and Access to Justice

DG301 – Leadership, Governance and Human Rights Internship


Currently involved in the following research projects:

Do Transitional Justice Strategies address Small Island Developing States niche conflicts? Preventing the recurrence of Coups d’état: Study of Fiji

Civil Society, volunteerism and the production of youth citizenship in Fiji


Khan, N. (2020 forthcoming). “Mapping Military Reform in Fiji: Timing it Right”, in the Routledge edited volume titled, Mapping Security in the Pacific: A Focus on Context, Gender and Organisational Culture.

Khan. N.,(2019). “Implementing a Common National Identity”, in (eds.) Singh. S & Lal, N., Ethnic Relations in Fiji: Threats and Opportunities. Dialogue Fiji: Suva

Khan, Natasha (2018). Amnesty for Coup Perpetrators in Fiji: Creating Peace or Potential for Future Conflict. Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies, Vol. 4, Issue 2, p. 148-161. [Online]

Khan, Natasha (2010), “Participation in the Design of Truth Commissions: Realities and Possibilities. A Comparative Study of South Africa and Fiji”. Saarbrücken: Lambert Publishing.

Khan, Natasha & Vakaotia, Patrick (2009), “Culture and Conflict: Implications for Young People”. Suva: Ecumenical Centre for Research, Education and Advocacy (ECREA Fiji).

McMaster. J, Kato. M & Khan. N (2005), “Economic Impact of E-commerce Strategies for Marketing Small and Micro Tourism Businesses”. Suva: University of the South Pacific.

Williams. E, Kato. M & Khan. N (2004), “Evaluation of CS Curriculum in Fiji Secondary Schools”. Suva: University of the South Pacific.

Schutz. M, Finau. F, Chand. A & Khan. N (2004), “A baseline survey on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in the South Pacific: Knowledge, Perception, Usage, Contribution and Potential”. Suva: University of the South Pacific.

Khan, Natasha (2004), “Findings of the Community and Stakeholder Consultations” for CIVICUS. Suva: Fiji Council of Social Services.

Seniloli, Kesaia & Khan, Natasha (1998), “Pacific literature on population and development : an annotated bibliography in the area of population and development in the Pacific particularly in the areas of reproductive family planning, population policies, PAIEC and gender population and development 1986-1996”. Suva: University of the South Pacific

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