Contributors to Intersections
Issue 45

Wisnu Adihartono is a sociologist and independent researcher based in Jakarta, Indonesia. He received his PhD in sociology from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France. His research focuses on the migration and diaspora of Indonesian gay men in Paris. His 2020 book, Migration et Soutien Familial: Le Cas des Gays Indonésien à Paris (French version) is about migration and family relationships in relation to Indonesian gays in Paris. He has a particular interest in gender studies, gay studies, sociology of migration, sociology of the family, qualitative research, sociology of everyday life, and Southeast Asian studies in particular in Indonesian studies. He speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, and Dutch.

Pounamu Jade Aikman is a Māori scholar of Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Te Rangi, and Ngāti Maniapoto descent. His research background explores the relationship between Indigenous sovereignty and state violence, through an interrogation of the central role of racism in maintaining the settler colonial state.

Najema Alkaff is a teacher in Madrasah (Islamic Elementary School) Al Munawariyah, Palembang. She is an alumna of Raden Fatah Islamic State University Palembang and she volunteers in Kampung Pandai 13 Ulu.

Leila Allahqoli, has worked in maternity wards for more than twelve years. Currently, she is an assistant professor at the Iran University of Medical of Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran. She is one of the members of the Endometriosis Research Council that is affiliated with Iran University of Medical of Sciences. She is a scientific advisor of a number of M.s/MD students in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gynaecology Disorders, and Obstetrics. She is a reviewer of some international and national journals and has published some articles about sexual health education. Currently she is a principal investigator of an Endometriosis Promotion Project (EPP): a multi-national and multi-center epidemiological study in Iran.

Sari Andajani is a senior lecturer at the Department of Public Health, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. She is a Fulbright Scholar and a recipient of the Australian IDSS scholarship. Sari has nearly twenty-five years experience in development work and research in the Southeast Asian region. She spent almost ten years working with communities and public health offices in ten provinces of Indonesia, including Jawa and Eastern Indonesia provinces. Her research is participatory, community-based, and promotes capacity building and community empowerment in studies on gender justice and development, women's health, maternal and child health, and sexual and reproductive health.

Nayantara Sheoran Appleton is a Senior Lecturer at the interdisciplinary Centre for Science in Society, Victoria University of Wellington. Trained as a feminist medical anthropologist and STS Scholar (with a PhD in cultural studies) her first project is a book on Emergency contraception in India. Having recently moved to Aotearoa New Zealand, she is now starting to conceptualize a project that explores relationship between immigrant and indigenous communities. Most recently she has been working with diverse communities in Aotearoa New Zealand and India on their experiences of COVID-19. She has written about 'the bubble' in NZ as new public health vocabulary.

Sharyn Graham Davies is Director of the Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre at Monash University in Melbourne. Sharyn is recognised internationally as an expert in the field of Indonesian Studies and for her contributions on policing in Indonesia, police corruption, social media, surveillance, gender and sexuality. Her outstanding contributions to education and research have earned her acclaim including her co-edited book Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia, for which she won the Ruth Benedict Prize for an outstanding edited collection awarded by the American Anthropology Association (2015). The book also won the International Convention of Asian Scholars award (2017). She was the recipient of the AUT Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research Impact (2018), the AUT Faculty of Culture and Society Research Impact Award (2018), the AUT Faculty of Culture Research Excellence Award (2015), the AUT Faculty of Applied Humanities Teaching Excellence Award and the AUT VC Award for Excellence in Teaching (2011).

Tom Davies, grew up in the city of Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, which prior to being flattened and shot at, was quite nice. He is a former lecturer at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and has a PhD in Strategic Environmental Assessment.

Antje Deckert is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Auckland University of Technology. She is co-editor in chief of the journal Decolonization of Criminology and Justice and co-editor of the Palgrave Handbook of Australian and New Zealand Criminology, Crime and Justice (Palgrave 2017) and Decolonising our Futures: Neo-colonial Criminal Justice and the Mass Imprisonment of Indigenous Women (Palgrave 2020). Her primary research interest concerns the sociology of criminological knowledge. More specifically, she examines mainstream academic and media criminological discourses and their interactions with Indigenous peoples and epistemologies.

Fenny Etrawati is an alumna of the Public Health Study Program, Faculty of Public Health, Sriwijaya University (2010) and has a Masters in Public Health, University of Indonesia (2013). Her scientific fields are health education and behavioral science (health promotion). Fenny joined the teaching staff at the Faculty of Public Health, Sriwijaya University in 2013 and was officially appointed as a civil servant in 2015. To date, Fenny has produced several scientific publications (research articles) in the fields of health education and behavioral science (health promotion) with a research roadmap focusing on reproductive health, risk behaviour in adolescents (premarital sexual behaviour, teenage marriage, disorientation of sexual behavior, smoking and HIV/AIDS) as well as interventions on these issues.

Achmad Fickry Faisya is a senior lecturer in environmental health and epidemiology in Public Health Faculty, Sriwijaya University. He finished his doctorate in environmental science at Sriwijaya University, his masters in Field Epidemiology at Universitas Gajah Mada (UGM), and his bachelor degree in Public Health at Universitas Sumatera Utara. His research focuses on epidemiological and environmental health, vector-borne diseases, industrial hygiene and environmental health risk assessment.

Arezoo Fallahi is a member of the Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran. She has been a member of the department of public health since 2011. Her teaching is focused on theories of learning at undergraduate and Master's level. Her research interests include qualitative, quantitative and teaching research. She supervises a number of M.s/PhD students, largely in the field of health education especially women's health. She is currently co-organising radio and television programs. She has published articles about health education and health education and she has written books on the learning of students.

Xiaoping Fang is an assistant professor of history at the School of Humanities of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his PhD in History from the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he majored in modern China and the history of science, technology and medicine in East Asia from 2002 to 2008. He studied and worked at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge, UK (2005–2006), the Asia Research Institute of the NUS (2008), and the China Research Centre of the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia (2009–2013). He is Fellow of the National Humanities Center, USA (2019–2020). His research interests focus on the history of medicine, health, and disease in twentieth-century China and the socio-political history of Mao's China after 1949. He has published articles in journals such as Modern China, Medical History, the China Quarterly, and Modern Asian Studies. He is the author of Barefoot Doctors and Western Medicine in China (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2012) and China and the Cholera Pandemic: Restructuring Society under Mao (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2021).

Edmond Fehoko is a Pacific strategist at the Manukau Institute of Technology. Edmond has a master's degree in Social Sciences and a PhD in Public Health in the field of gambling addiction from the Auckland University of Technology. Edmond has received a number of national and international awards including the Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Award and Sunpix Pacific Peoples Education award for services to Pacific education and research

Susanne Grylka-Baeschlin, MSc Midwifery, PhD Epidemiology, is deputy head of the Research Unit for Midwifery Science at Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, Switzerland. She started her academic career after many years of clinical practice in different Swiss hospitals and as an independent midwife. Her main research topics are models of care, vaginal births after caesarean section, labour processes, postnatal quality of life and postpartum sexual quality of life.

Eleanor Holroyd is a nurse medical anthropologist, and Head of Research in Clinical Sciences, Co-Director of the Centre for Migrant and Refugee Studies, her co-research projects and publications are on Asian women's health, sexual health and migration. She has worked most of her career at universities in Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand.

Naseem Jivraj is a PhD student at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research centres on how migrant Muslim South Asian women who marry UK citizens face the challenges of their precarious familial, emotional, legal and social situations following tensions in and breakup of their marriage and family connections. She has contributed to 'A good death' during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK: a report on key findings and recommendations' (2020) and the rapid research report 'Living in bubbles during the coronavirus pandemic: Insights from New Zealand' (2020). In 2019 she reviewed Kaveri Quereshi's Marital Breakdown Among British Asian: Conjugality, Legal Pluralism and New Kinship for the Association for Feminist Anthropology.

Siti Khodijah, is an alumna of Raden Fatah Islamic State University, Palembang. Siti is a volunteer at Kampung Pandai 13 Ulu. She works as a penyuluh, a religious promoter in Palembang.

Megan Laws is a Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a specialist in the anthropology of southern Africa, with research interests in how experiences of uncertainty shape egalitarian values and redistributive practices. She is also a research associate in the Department of Geography at University College London, working with a team of interdisciplinary researchers who work with marginalised communities to develop digital tools for collecting geo-referenced data on a range of social and ecological issues.

Nicholas J. Long is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he works on the anthropology of Indonesia and on responses to COVID-19 in the UK and Aotearoa New Zealand. Author of Being Malay in Indonesia: Histories, Hopes and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago, and co-editor of The Social Life of Achievement, Southeast Asian Perspectives on Power, Sociality: New Directions and The State We're In: Reflecting on Democracy's Troubles. Nick won the 2019 Stirling Prize for Best Published Work in Psychological Anthropology for his article 'Suggestions of Power: Searching for Efficacy in Indonesia's Hypnosis Boom.'

Yahia Zhengtang Ma is a PhD student in the Asia Institute at The University of Melbourne. He translates between Chinese and English. His research interests include queer translation studies and representation of desire in queer Sinophone literature. He received his Master of Translation (Enhanced) degree from The University of Melbourne where he completed a thesis analysing the translation of female same-sex desire in Taiwanese writer Qiu Miaojin's Last Words from Montmartre. He also holds an MA in Translation and Translation Studies and a BA in journalism and English. His translations of art critiques have been published in China's major art journals. His current projects include the English translation of a queer Taiwanese novella and a research project on the queering of the representation of male same-sex desire in 1990s Sinophone literature.

Nelly Martin-Anatias is a Research Fellow at the School of Social Sciences and Public Policy Auckland University of Technology (AUT), New Zealand (NZ). Her research interests include but are not limited to language, identity, gender, language ideology, code-switching in both film scripts and literary fiction, textual and interpretive analysis, and autoethnography. She is currently working on some research projects on the minority language maintenance and language ideologies in NZ, and on the language barrier in the fertility treatment access, among others. Her recent publications are accessible on the journals of World Englishes, South East Asia Research, Humanity and Society, the Journal of Homosexuality, Language@internet and Text&Talk.

Siti Fadhilah Muharomah is a student at the Raden Fatah Islamic State University in Palembang, South Sumatera. She has been a volunteer of Kampung Pandai 13 Ulu since 2019. Siti is a teacher of English.

Najmah is a lecturer in the Public Health Faculty of Sriwijaya University, South Sumatra, Indonesia. Najmah was awarded a prestigious New Zealand Scholarship for her doctoral studies and graduated from Auckland University of Technology in 2020. She completed her PhD under the supervision of Dr Sari Andajani and Associate Professor Sharyn Davies, whilst looking after her three toddlers. Najmah also has degrees from the University of Melbourne, where she studied with an AusAID Partnership Scholarship, and Sriwijaya University. Najmah is the author of four books of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and an editor of one book of research methodology in public health (Writing is easy) in Indonesia. Najmah has published some papers, a short article and podcast related to Covid-19, HIV-positive women and women's empowerment. Najmah is also the winner of an initiator of the Smart Village Program (Kampung Pandai 13 Ulu) at national level for a mobile counselling service for Covid-19 among children. Instagram.

Debapriya Ganguly is a research scholar in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, ISM, Dhanbad. She has published in South Asian Popular Culture. Her primary research interests include gender and sexuality studies, women's writing and feminist histories.

Azam Rahmani has a PhD in sexual and reproductive health, and is international deputy of the Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Her research interests include sexual health and herbal medicine. She is supervisor and advisor of several students in the field of midwifery, health promotion and general medicine. She has published twenty-three international and seventeen national peer-review papers.

Michael Roguski is a criminologist in Aotearoa New Zealand. He is Director of Kaitiaki Research and Evaluation and specialises in sensitive topics and social-justice related research.

Sharayu Shejale is pursuing her Masters in Development Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. Her research interests lie in Science, Technology, and Society Studies (STS), media, governance, and gender, and their intersections.

Nikita Simpson is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the London School of Economics where she conducted ethnographic fieldwork on women's mental health and wellbeing in rural Northern India. She is also research co-ordinator of the Covid and Care Research Group at LSE, focused on using participatory methods to design policy that supports communities disadvantaged by the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.

Rajni Singh is Associate Professor of English at Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad. Her areas of interest include women's writing and gender studies. She has published articles in journals, for instance, Archiv Orientalni, Asian Journal of Women's Studies, Time Present, Folklore Fellows, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (ISLE) and authored books on Indian Writing in English and T.S. Eliot.

Rogena Sterling has completed a LLB, LLM and a PhD (Identity and its protection as the aim and purpose of international human rights law: The case of (inter)sex identity and its protection). Rogena has taught in the areas of jurisprudence, administrative law, urban planning law and governance, and social policy. Areas of focus for written work and presentations includes: clinical legal education, equality and leadership, Māori (co-)governance, international law, international and national human rights, diversity and inclusion, categories and data, Indigenous data sovereignty, intellectual property and intersex issues.

Susanna Trnka is an Associate Professor in anthropology at the University of Auckland whose work examines embodiment through a variety of lenses, including pain; political violence; children's health; movement; and youth wellbeing. She has contributed to new theories of collective responsibility through her co-edited book, Competing Responsibilities: The Politics and Ethics of Contemporary Life (Duke University Press, 2017) and her work on asthma, for example One Blue Child: Asthma, Responsibility, and the Politics of Global Health (Stanford University Press, 2017). Her most recent book, Traversing: Embodied Lifeworlds in the Czech Republic (Cornell University Press, 2020), is a phenomenological examination of movement. br>
Laumua Tunufa'i lectures in Criminology at New Zealand's Auckland University of Technology. His research and teaching areas of interest are youth justice, restorative justice, Pacific and Indigenous criminology, and Pacific epistemologies.

Published with the support of the Gender Relations Centre, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University.
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