Dr Jennifer Newell

Research Affiliate

Pacific ethnography curator
Anthropology Division
American Museum of Natural History

Jenny Newell has been exploring Pacific history and culture for over 20 years, and she is currently the Manager West Pacific Collection at the Australian Museum. Jenny has worked in museums and with Pacific communities in London, New York and Australia. Her research focus has been on relationships between Pacific people, environments and material culture. Her particular focus is on cultural dimensions of climate change, including Pacific Islander activism and changing relationships to the ocean.