ORCID:  https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8624-0221

Overview:

Kylie joined UQ in 2014 to pursue her PhD research with the School of Journalism and Communication (subsequently the School of Communication & Arts). She joined the Centre as a staff member in 2018. Prior to joining UQ Kylie's experience included roles in research, teaching, and communications.  As a Lecturer at the University of the South Pacific (USP) based in Fiji for many years, Kylie's research and teaching focused on contemporary politics, media, human rights, culture, and development. In addition to scholarly journals, Kylie's research has also been published in media (mass and community). Her illustration work (on a range of themes related to sustainable development) has been featured in publications for various organisations and campaigns for the purpose of awareness raising and advocacy. 

Research interests:

  • communication
  • politics and international affairs
  • small island states
  • the role and effect of media in disseminating messages from political actors (international and regional organisations, government)
  • visual and creative arts for community engagement and messaging
  • communication for sustainable development

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland
  • Master of Arts (International Relations), Flinders University
  • Bachelor of International Studies (Honours), Flinders University

 

Publications:

Books:

Deo, Seema, & Anderson-Navuku, Kylie. The Children Take Action! A Climate Change Story. Apia, Samoa. SPREP (2012) (translated into I-Kiribati and published as ia Botumwaka ma aia Kakamwakuri Ataei in 2013; translated into Tuvaluan and published as A Tamaliki Ko Gaasue! in 2015).

Jayne, Kylie, with P. Solomona. Lady Vini's Big Pacific Adventure. Samoa. Western Pacific Fisheries Management Council & South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (2007).

Anderson, Kylie, Apted, M., & Duaibe, K. Girls Can Do Anything! Local role models in non-traditional career fields. Suva. Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (2000).

Journal articles:

Navuku, K. & Obijiofor, L., (2020 - forthcoming) "‘Journalism of attachment’? Questioning peace journalism as a responsibility and social obligation in small island states" (publication details forthcoming)

Anderson, Kylie Jayne. ‘Mare Ever-changing?  Sailing between Generalisations in Oceanic Political Analysis.’ Comparative Democratic Studies (Seoul). 5.2. (2010): 23-66. 

Anderson, Kylie. ‘Power and Influence?  A Commentary on ‘New Culture’ and its Role in Shaping Political Views’. Fijian Studies. 6.1 & 2 (2009): 201-216.

Anderson, Kylie. ‘Whither Pacific ‘traditional’ media? The place of internet technology in political education and political participation’. Pacific Journalism Review. 13.2 (2007): 94-111.

Anderson, Kylie. ‘Reorienting Human Rights: Young Pacific Island people’s views and awareness of human rights’. Australian Journal of Human Rights. 12.1 (2006): 157-184.

Anderson, Kylie. with Isimeli, F., ‘Protection and Promotion of Culture at the Community Level: A Case Study of Rotumans’. Fijian Studies. 4.1 (2006): 143-155.

Anderson, Kylie Jayne. ‘Strengthening Human Rights Education in the Pacific Island Region’. Directions: Journal in Education Studies, 26.1: 1-12. (2004).

Chapter in edited book & contributions to edited collections:

Anderson, Kylie Jayne. ‘Corruption’. Education for Sustainable Development: Pacific Stories of Sustainable Living, Volume 2. Ed. Cresantia F. Koya, U. Nabobo-Baba, & T.Teaero, (Eds.), School of Education, University of the South Pacific & Asia/ Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (2010). 107-110.

Anderson, Kylie. ‘From marginalisation to mainstream? Rotuma and the 2006 election’. From Election to Coup in Fiji. Ed. Stewart Firth & Jon Fraenkel. Canberra. ANU e press and Asia Pacific Press. (2007). 185-283.

Researcher biography

Kylie joined UQ in 2014 to pursue her PhD research with the School of Journalism and Communication (subsequently the School of Communication & Arts). She joined the Centre as a staff member in 2018. Prior to joining UQ Kylie's experience included roles in research, teaching, and communications.  As a Lecturer at the University of the South Pacific (USP) based in Fiji for many years, Kylie's research and teaching focused on contemporary politics, media, human rights, culture, and development. Kylie's illustration work (on a range of themes related to sustainable development) has been featured in publications for various organisations and campaigns for the purpose of awareness raising and advocacy.