Dr Fernanda Claudio
Dr Fernanda Claudio
Postdoctoral Fellow
Anthropology

f.claudio@uq.edu.au
Phone:  (+61 7) 336 52585
Fax:  (+61 7) 336 51544

Room 423, Level 4,
Michie Building (#9), St Lucia Campus
 

Qualifications:

Ph.D (Anthropology) The London School of Economics
M.Sc (Anthropology) Universite de Montreal
BA (Hon) (Anthropology) McGill University

Professional activities:

Fellow, Royal Anthropological Institute, United Kingdom
Fellow, Australian Anthropology Society
Member, American Anthropological Association
Member, Society for Medical Anthropology
Member, African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific

Background:

Lecturer, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, 2010 -2011
Lecturer, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, 2008-2009
Associate Lecturer, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, 2006-2007

Research interests:
  • African migrant health
  • Impact of development initiatives on small and large populations
  • Human resources for health in disaster response
  • Medical anthropology

Please follow this link to find out more about Dr Claudio's research profile.

Publications:

2010  Hill P, Mansoor F, Claudio F. “Commentary: Afghanistan: Challenging the MDGs”. WHO Bulletin (forthcoming).

2010  “AFSAAP President’s Report: Update on AFSAAP Activities in 2010”, in The Australasian Review of African Studies, vol. 31, no 1, June 2010. pp.157-160.

2009  “The Role of AFSAAP and African Studies in Australia”, in The Australasian Review of African Studies 2009: Vol XXX, no. 11, December. pp. 8-11.

2008  Review of: Lepani, Katherine “Mobility, Violence and the gendering of HIV in Papua New Guinea” in The Australian Journal of Anthropology 2008 19:2 for ashm journal club, the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, Inc.

2008  “The CAMPFIRE Scheme in Zimbabwe during the 1990s: Local Responses to Community Conservation”, in South Pacific Journal of Philosophy and Culture, Vol. 9. Port Moresby, PNG. pp. 50-68.

2007  Review of: D.S. Moore. Suffering for Territory: Race, Place and Power in Zimbabwe, in The Australian Journal of Anthropology 18:3. pp. 363-364.

2006  “Cloth, Hoes, and Beads: Chikunda Domination, the Warlord Kanyemba, and the Chapoto Chieftaincy in Dande, Zimbabwe”, in Magical Practices, Witchcraft and Warfare in the African Continent XIX-XX Century. Lampeter: E. Mellen Press.
 

Please refer to this author's UQ eSpace profile for a full list of publications. 

Recent Reports

Claudio, F. (2012) 'An investigation of abdominal pain amongst African refugees in Logan, Queensland.' Small Multicultural Health Funding Program. Queensland Health.

Claudio, F. and Mansoor, F. (2011) A Report of Findings of an Exploratory Study of the HIV/STI Prevention needs of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Afghanistan. World Vision International, Herat, Afghanistan.

Mansoor, F. and Claudio, F. (2011) Report of Findings of an Ethnographic Study of Injecting Drug Use in Afghanistan: Context-Specific Implications for HIV prevention. World Vision International, Herat, Afghanistan.

June 2010
Taylor, R Blake B, Claudio F
Australian Development Research Awards, 2007 funding round
ADRA Application Number HUM10
Research report for dissemination to participants and organisations

April 2010
Claudio F, Nsubuga-Kyobe A
Inquiry into Australia’s Relationship with the Countries of Africa, Government of Australia
Submission on behalf of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific

July 2009
Taylor R, Blake B, Claudio F
ADRA Final Report ADRA Application Number HUM10
“Analysis of opinions and experiences of Australians involved in disaster response overseas to enhance effectiveness of humanitarian assistance”
 

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