Jeff Willis - National Centre for Research on Europe - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Jeff Willis

PhD Jeff Willis

Thesis Title

Government Narratives in Pacific Microstates: Kiribati and Tuvalu, from Cold War to Climate Change

Supervisors

Dr. Lindsey MacDonald, Professor Martin Holland, Professor Steven Ratuva

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude) - Political Science and Geography
    The University of Maine at Farmington, United States
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours (First Class Honours) - Political Science,
    University of Canterbury

Conference Presentations:

  • The Hugo Conference on Environment, Migration, and Politics
    The University of Liège, Belgium
  • The European Union Studies Association Asia-Pacific Annual Conference
    Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Social Movements, Resistance and Change III
    Victoria University of Wellington
  • The Macmillan Brown Centre Regional Security Symposium
    The University of Canterbury
  • The Michael D. Wilson Undergraduate Research Symposium
    The University of Maine at Farmington

Scholarships

  • UC Doctoral Scholarship
  • 2017 European Union Centres Network Travel Grant
  • 2016 NCRE fees scholarship
  • 2015 University of Canterbury Master’s Scholarship
  • 2015 NCRE fees scholarship
  • 2015 Marsden Grant Master’s Scholarship

Publications and Other Accomplishments

  • Associate Producer: Thirty Million climate change documentary
    https://vimeo.com/170108444
  • Executive Committee and Social Media Lead: Pole to Paris – climate change awareness NGO
  • Production Crew and Social Media Lead: TEDxScottBase
    Scott Base, Antarctica
  • Social Media Lead: TEDxChristchurch
  • Chair: Western Africa Panel | The Hugo Conference on Environment, Migration, and Politics
  • Expert Panelist: The Future We Seek - A Climate Change Seminar
    The University of Canterbury
  • Featured Guest: Speak Up-Korerotia – New Zealand’s Only Specialist Human Rights Radio Show

Contact details

Email
Jeff.willis@canterbury.ac.nz

(+64) 021-052-9113

Postal Address

c/o National Centre for Research on Europe
University of Canterbury
Logie, Level 4
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch
New Zealand

 

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