Dr. Jane Pumai Awi (PhD)

Dr. Jane Awi (PhD)

Executive Director - Somare Research Institute
Director - Centre for Confucius Education Cultural Research

PhD in Creative Industry, QUT, Aust. 2015
Masters in Humanities, UQ, Aust. 2014
Bachelor of Arts Literature, UPNG, 2002
Diploma in Theatre Arts, UPNG, 2000

Brief Biography

Area of Expertise
Performing Arts, Community Development, Arts Education, Creative Industry.

Recent Publication
Awi, Boie, Mogu, Kamasungua and  Landu, (2022) Performative Leadership, Journal of Melanesian Perspectives, Vol 2. Issue 1, 2022. University of Goroka Press.

Current Research Projects

Externalizing Violence using Drama – a collaborative Research with Dorothy Wanega

Postgraduate Supervision
1. Pax Jakupa – Masters in Melanesian Perspectives
2. Mary Kundi -  Honors in Melanesian Perspectives
3. Stanley Nobert- Honors in Language and Literature