Evangelia Papoutsaki, PhD is an Associate Professor at the Dept of Communication Studies, Unitec, in Auckland, Research Associate at the Pacific Media Centre/AUT and Editor in Chief of ePress (Open Access online publishing house). Her professional background and research interests are on communication for development and social change, community development, international communication and social media, oral history, education and curriculum development, migrants/diasporasm publishing and media. She has extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region, including work with NGOs and educational institutions in Central Asia and Caucasus, a position as Head of Communication Arts Department at DWU in Papua New Guinea and involvement in major research projects [i.e. research advisor to Komuniti Tok Piksa project that uses visual methods for community dialogue and change in the context of HIV/AIDS in PNG; Chief investigator in an regional research consortium that conducted a 14 Pacific Islands State of the Media and Communication research project including issues on youth, health, climate and emergency communication systems, media content, training and education ]. She was the co-founder of the Contemporary PNG Studies Journal and Reviews Editor of the Pacific Journalism Review and has published three edited volumes on Pacific and PNG communication issues.
- Location: Auckland
- Qualifications: PhD or Doctorate
- Ethnic Groups: Other
- Area of Expertise: Poverty & Wealth, Research and Evaluation, Mentoring, Asian, Community Development, Cultural Diversity, Education & Training, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, ICT Information & Communication Technology, Immigrants/ Migrants & Refugees, I offer Research & Evaluation Mentoring, Media & Communications, Non-profit Sector, Pasifika
- Mobile: 021 912193
- Key Publications:
Tacchi, J.,Horst, H., Papoutsaki, E., Thomas, V. & Eggins, E. 2013. PACMAS State of Media and Communication Regional Report 2013. Melbourne: PACMAS/ABC International Development.
(this report is also accompanied by 14 Pacific Island Country Reports: FSM, PNG, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomom Islands, Tonga, Cook Islands, Samoa, Tuvalu, Nauru, Niue, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Palau)
Thomas, V., Papoutsaki, E., Eggins, J. (2016). Relational accountability in indigenizing visual research for participatory communication. SAGE Open.
Nur-Muhamad, R., Dodson, G., Papoutsaki, E. and Horst, H. 2015 A Young Diaspora: Facebook and Uyghur Transnational Identity. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power Journal, special 2014 issue on Diasporic and Transnational Youth.
Noske-Turner, Jessica, Tacchi, Jo, Horst, Heather, and Papoutsaki, Evangelia. (2014). Locating disaster communication in changing communicative ecologies across Pacfiic. Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, Vol 2, no 4.
Papoutsaki, E. McManus, & M. Matbob, P. (Eds) (2011). Communication, Culture and Society in PNG: you tok tok long housat? Pacific Media Centre: Auckland & DWU Press: Madang
Marat, D., Papoutsaki, E., Latu, S, Aumua, L., Talakai, M., Sun, K (co-authored e-book 2011) Akoaga- Retention & Achievement in the New Zealand Tertiary Sector: Perspectives of Students & Parents from Pasifika Communities on Efficacy, Agency & Success. Unitec ePress: Auckland
Papoutsaki, E. & Harris, U. (Eds.) 2008. Pacific Islands Communication Issues: Local Issues, Regional Perspectives. AMIC/USP/PMC-AUT: Singapore
Papoutsaki, E. & Rooney, D. (Eds.) 2006. Media, Communication and Development in Papua New Guinea. DWU Press: Madang www.dwu.ac.pg/home/publications.html#media_info_png
May, R. Papoutsaki, E. & Matbob, P. 2013. New Guinea (a political economy approach to a divided island). Editor: Baldacchino, G. Only a Dozen Divided: the Imputed Indivisibility of Island Spaces. Palgrave McMillan: London.
Papoutsaki, E. & Strickland, N. 2009. Chapter 8: Pacific Islands Diaspora Media: Sustaining Island Identities Away from Home. Indrajit Banerjee & Sundeep R. Muppidi (eds), Changing Media, Changing Societies. AMIC: Singapore.
Papoutsaki, E. & Rooney, D. 2008. Chapter 5: Addressing the information needs of a developing country: A Papua New Guinea case study. Editors: Rao & Banerjee. Media and Development in Asia: Regional Perspectives. AMIC/FES/NTU: Singapore.
Papoutsaki, E. 2008. Chapter 3: Reporting Development in the South Pacific: a Research Perspective. Editors: Singh & Prasad. Media and Development Issues and Challenges in the Pacific Islands. FIAS/PMC: Suva.
Thomas, V., Eggins, J., and Papoutsaki, E. (2013). Komuniti Tok Piksa: Communities making films for HIV awareness in PMG. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal vol.19 Nov. 124-134.
Sharp, S. & Papoutsaki, E. 2006. Island Nations in the South Pacific and their Communication Needs: From a Journalism Education Perspective. Australian Studies in Journalism, No 16: 101-128
Papoutsaki, E. & Rooney, D. 2006. Colonial Legacies, Neo-Colonial Practices and the Hybridisation of Research in Papua New Guinea Higher Education. Higher Education Research & Development, Vol. 25(4): 421-433.
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- Professional Memberships:
CIVICUS, World Alliance for Civic Participation (voting member)
International Association of Mass Communication Research (IAMCR)
Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies (AAAPS)
Media, Information and Communication Centre (AMIC)
Small Islands Research Association (SICRI)
New Zealand Communication Association (NZCA)
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