School of Social Sciences
University of the South Pacific
He is Associate Professor in History and Coordinator of History discipline in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Law, the University of the South Pacific. He is a member of the Pacific History Association having served as its past president and convenor of two conferences in 2002 in Samoa and 2008 in Fiji.
His teaching and research interests are indigenous and introduced governance systems with special emphasis on the loss of autonomy in the 19th century and the possibility of losing it yet again. His post-graduate course on Pacific Island diasporic communities explores a Pan Pacific identity for the region's citizens in a future united Pacific Islands.