Professor Dame Anne Salmond
Early contact between islanders and Europeans in the Pacific during the 18th and early 19th century; Maori life, past and present; Polynesian voyaging and navigation
Professor Dame Sue Black FBA
The study and application of forensic anthropology to criminal investigations, human identification and mass fatality events
Professor Denise Pumain
Comparative analysis of the evolution of cities & systems of cities in different parts of the world; dynamic modelling of complex systems in social sciences; geographical theory.
Professor David Mosse
Historical anthropology of religion, social-political systems and livelihoods, especially with reference to Indian caste inequality and activism, religious pluralism (Hindu and Christian) and common property resources; the anthropology of knowledge, institutions and international development.