Paul D’Arcy is Associate Professor in the Department of Pacific Affairs in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
After graduating in Pacific and African history from Otago University, Paul studied at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and worked as an archaeologist, and for Television New
Zealand, before completing his MA at Otago and PhD at ANU.
He taught at Otago, Victoria University of Wellington and James Cook University in Queensland before joining ANU in 2006. He currently teaches and publishes on environmental conflict resolution, sustainable development and climate change mitigation.
Paul’s current research focuses on Asia Pacific visions of historical progress and sustainable development, and the history of conflict and conflict resolution in the Asia-Pacific region, especially conflicts over natural resources and climate change mitigation strategies, with particular reference to the Pacific Ocean.