School of Government, Development and International Affairs
University of the South Pacific
Robert Nicole is an inter-disciplinary scholar with an academic background in Literature, History, and Politics. He is a proud graduate of the University of the South Pacific (BA and MA) and the University of Canterbury (PhD). Following his first term of service to USP from 1989 to 2006, Robert moved to New Zealand where he held positions at the University of Canterbury (2006-2008) and the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs (2008-2011). He joined SGDIA in 2013 where he currently coordinates 100 and 200 level courses in Politics. Robert’s publications span several disciplines including Literature, Cultural Studies, Education, History and Politics. His current research interests are in Pacific and Fiji History. He is working on a study of War and Peace in Fiji’s pre-Christian era.
People’s History, History of Fiji, Resistance Movements, Politics of International Trade, Francophone Oceania, Family History