Professor Robyn Eversole

Deputy Director, CSI Swinburne / Director, RegionxLink

Professor Robyn Eversole is an anthropologist who studies regional development in Australia, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific.

Her work explores policies and practices of development as they play out in real-world settings, and the roles that local communities and their institutions play in creating socio-economic change.

Robyn is the author of Knowledge Partnering for Community Development (Routledge, 2015), Regional Development in Australia (Routledge, 2016), and most recently, Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice (Routledge, 2018).

She has also published extensively on participatory development, poverty, community engagement, development governance, local economic development and social enterprise, and authors the Bush Prof blog.

Robyn is a member of the Australian Government’s Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR), a board member of the International Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), and past president of the Australia and New Zealand Regional Sciences Association International (ANZRSAI).

You can hear from Robyn in the impact2020 webinar: Social cohesion - Creating connections in place.

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