Michelle Nayahamui Rooney

Michelle Nayahamui Rooney

Michelle Rooney is a Research Fellow at the Development Policy Centre, working for our partnership with the University of Papua New Guinea. She is currently completing her PhD at the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program (SSGM) at ANU. Michelle holds a Masters of Arts in Development Economics from University of Sussex, UK and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the ANU.


In Brief

What can global and Pacific urban studies learn from each other?

Urbanisation in the Pacific has long been an issue in the Pacific. Migration and increasing populations, costly housing, complexities with land tenure arrangements, environmental challenges…

Falling through the net? Gender and social protection in the Pacific

Authors/editor(s): Margaret Jolly, Helen Lee, Katherine Lepani, Anna Naupa and Michelle Rooney. As part of UN Women’s flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2015, UN Women…