Jason Titifanue

Teaching Assistant, UU200

School of Government, Development and International Affairs,
The University of the South Pacific,
Laucala Bay Campus,
Suva, Fiji Islands.

Office: 014 - S104
Tel: (679) 323 2408
Email: jason.titifanue(at)


Academic Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

  • BA    Geography and Land Use Planning- USP
  • PGC  Tertiary Teaching (Ongoing) - USP
  • MA    Development Studies -USP





Jason is part of the teaching team  for the UU200: Ethics and Governance course



Journal Articles

2018 - With Varea, R., Varea, R., Kant, R., Finau, G. Digital diaspora, reinvigorating Indigenous identity and online activism: social media and the reorientation of Rotuman identity. Media International Australia 169(1) 32-42

2018 - With Kant, R. Tarai, J., Finau, G. Internet Under Threat? The Politics of Internet Censorship in the Pacific. Pacific Journalism Review: Te Koakoa, 24 (2), 64-83.

2018 - With Finau, G., Cox, J., Tarai, J., Kant, R., Varea, R. Social media and disaster communication: A case study of Cyclone Winston. Pacific Journalism Review, 24(1), 123-137. 

2018 - With Cox, J., Finau, G., Kant, R., Tarai, J. "Disaster, divine judgment, and original sin: Christian interpretations of Tropical Cyclone Winston and climate change in Fiji". The Contemporary Pacific, 30(2), 380-410. 

2018 - With Brimacombe, T., Kant, R., Finau, G., Tarai, J. "A new frontier in digital activism: An exploration of digital feminism in Fiji". Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, Special Issue, 1-15. 

2017 - With Romitesh Kant, Glen Finau, and Jope Tarai Climate change advocacy in the Pacific: The role of information and communication technologies  

2016 - With  Jope Tarai, Romitesh Kant, and Glen Finau, Social Networking to Activism: The Role of Social Media in the Free West Papua Campaign, Pacific Studies.

2015 - 'Political Social Media Campaigning in Fiji's 2014 Elections', with Romitesh Kant, Glenn Finau and Jope Tarai, Journal of Pacific Studies.

In Briefs

2018 - with Lee-Anne Sackett, Romitesh Kant and Jason Titifanue The Rotuma Bill No. 6 of      2015: What is at Stake for Rotuma? SGDIA Working Paper No. 4.  June 2018

2015 - With Tarai, Jope V. and Kant, Romitesh and Finau, Glen. "Fiji Flag Change: Social Media Responds". State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Australia.


2015 - With Finau, G.,Tarai, J., Titifanue, J. Social Media and its Impact on Young Men & Women's Political Participation in Fiji. A Report Commissioned by the Fiji Women's Rights Movement (FWRM), Suva, Fiji. (unpublished)


2017 - With Brimacombe , Tait and Kant, Romitesh and Finau, Glen and Tarai, Jope V. #Feminism: digital technologies and feminist activism in Fiji. [Collaborative Research]

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