Members

Cornelia Lüdecke

Cornelia Lüdecke, Universität Hamburg Cornelia Lüdecke is a professor for history of natural sciences at the University of Hamburg (Germany). She established the SCAR History Action Group in 2004, which became an Expert Group in 2011. She is interested in the history of German polar research in general and in historical meteorological data from polar regions […]

Minh Bui

Minh Bui is currently an undergraduate student in the School of Economics, University of Sydney (USYD), Australia. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Young Researcher Scholarship (YRS) instituted by the Social Science and Humanities Research Association (SSHRA). Under this scholarship, he presented his research paper “Neoclassical and Classical perspectives on Competition in the […]

Edythe Weeks

Edythe Weeks, Northern Arizona University Edythe Weeks is a returning lecturer for the Ethnic Studies Program at Northern Arizona University. She is an author, professor and Fulbright Specialist who has been undertaking short-term collaborative projects with counterparts Mexico and Russia. Irrespective of the location or subject matter, Weeks aims to prepare future scholars fo emerging […]

Waldemar Fontes

Waldemar Fontes, Uruguayan Antarctic Institute & Uruguayan Antarctic Association “Antarkos” Center of Studies Waldemar Fontes has been working in Antarctic related fields since 1999. He was the Commander of the Uruguayan Scientific Base Artigas in the winters of 2000, 2007 and also 2009, and was a Member of the Board of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute […]

Paolo Botta

Paolo Botta, Universidad Católica Argentina Paulo Botta obtained a degree on International Relations at Cordoba Catholic University (Córdoba, Argentina). After that he studied at the Arabic Language Centre in Cairo (Egypt) and obtained his Ph.D. at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Carolina Foundation, Doctorate Fellowships Programme). In 2007 he joined FRIDE (Madrid, Spain), before that he […]

Gabriel D. Noel

Gabriel D. Noel, IDAES-UNSAM/CONICET Gabriel D. Noel is an Anthropologist with a Ph. D. in Social Science, and works as a full-time researcher with CONICET (National Council for Scientific and Technical Research) at the Institute of Advanced Social Studies of the University of San Martín (IDAES-UNSAM). His current research activities are based on the Centre […]

Natalia Jaramillo Machuca

Natalia Jaramillo Machuca, Instituto Universidad de Los Andes/ Colombian Antarctic Program Natalia is a Historian from the National University of Colombia (2011), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and aircraft pilot, and is finishing a Master´s degree in Geography at the Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia). She has been part of four of the five expeditions from […]

Pablo Fontana

Pablo Fontana, Instituto Antártico Argentino Pablo Fontana has a PhD in History from the University of Buenos Aires. He is a researcher at the Argentine Antarctic Institute, where he leads the Humanities and Social Sciences Department. In this area his research is focused on the XX Century antarctic history. In addition, he is organizing a […]

Katelyn P C Hudson

Katelyn P C Hudson, Bond University Katelyn Hudson is a PhD candidate at Bond University in Queensland, Australia with a previous Doctor of Architecture from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (2013). Her research focuses on the evolution human behavioural patterns within architectural interventions specific to extreme environments. This centres on the concept of biophilic design, […]

Ellen C Frye

Ellen C. Frye, William Paterson University of New Jersey   Dr. Ellen Cressman Frye studied for her undergraduate major in Spanish at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, graduating with honors, then completed her doctoral work in the literature of Spain at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, sub-specializing in early modern Peninsular […]

Jean de Pomereu

Jean de Pomereu, Scott Polar Research Institute   Jean de Pomereu is an Associate of the Scott Polar Research Institute in the University of Cambridge. He received his PhD in September 2015 from the University of Exeter for research on the cultural and scientific history of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. His doctoral research was […]

Julián Kelly

Julián Kelly, Universidad Nacional de Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur (Argentina)   Julián Kelly is a PhD candidate at Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO Argentina Campus). He also is a Lecturer and researcher at the Institute of Culture, Society and State, at the National University of Tierra del Fuego. Research projects/ […]

Fernando Estenssoro

Fernando Estenssoro, Universidad de Santiago de Chile Fernando Estenssoro Saavedra is the Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies (IDEA) of the University of Santiago de Chile (USACH). He has a PhD in American Studies from the University of Santiago de Chile (2006), a Magister in Political Science from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (1998), a […]

Michael Pearson

Michael Pearson, Independent Researcher Michael Pearson has a PhD (ANU) in historical archaeologist and has worked for over 40 years in the heritage field in Australia, both in government agencies including as Deputy Executive Director of the Australian Heritage Commission, and since 1993 as Managing Director of firm Heritage Management Consultants Pty Ltd.  Michael was […]

G.K. Agney

GK Agney, Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla G.K. Agney is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla, India and is also a research scholar (PhD) in the Post Graduate Department of History, Assumption College, Changanacherry, India. He is also a recipient of the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) instituted by the University […]

Meredith Nash

Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania Meredith Nash is the Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change and Senior Lecturer in Sociology. Her feminist sociological research is innovative and multi-dimensional and for the last 10 years, she has uniquely contributed to her fields of expertise by identifying the depth and enduring character of gender-based […]

Ben Goossen

Ben Goossen, Harvard University Ben Goossen is a scholar of global and transnational history at Harvard University. His current project, “The Year of the Earth (1957-1958): Cold War Science and the Making of Planetary Consciousness,” is an interpretive history of the International Geophysical Year. Drawing on research conducted on six continents, it illuminates the intersections […]

Vishnu Namboodiri

K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri, Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri is presently the Head of Department of History at Mat Thoma College Thiruvalla, India. He has a deeply routed interest in environmental conservation and studying the history of the same. His area of specialization is regional history, policy-making processes and tourism prospect analysis. […]

Andrew J. Avery

Andrew J. Avery, University of Kansas Andrew J. Avery is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. Currently, he is working on a dissertation entitled “World of the Midnight Sun: Antarctica and the British Empire, 1768-Present”, which focuses on how British imperial actors constructed the Antarctic as an imperial […]

Rebecca Priestley

Rebecca Priestley, Victoria University, Wellington Rebecca Priestley is an associate professor and co-leader of the Science in Society group at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. She has degrees in earth sciences, history of science, and creative writing. She visited Antarctica three times between 2011 and 2018, on media and education & outreach programmes, […]

Kees Bastmeijer

Kees Bastmeijer, Tilburg University Kees Bastmeijer is Professor of Nature Conservation and Water Law at Tilburg University (The Netherlands). His research focuses on Polar Law and the role of international, European, and domestic law in protecting nature. He has a special interest in the legal developments relating to the Polar Regions (the Antarctic and the […]

Yliana Rodriguez

Yliana Rodriguez, Universidad de la República Yliana Rodriguez holds an undergraduate degree is Linguistics from Universidad de la República (Uruguay), where she was also awarded an MA in Human Sciences for which she focused on South American language contact. At present (2018), she is a PhD researcher at Leiden University Centre for Linguistics and an […]

Patricia Millar

Patricia Millar, University of Tasmania   Dr Pat Millar developed her interest in Antarctica from 2007, when she began studies that culminated in a Bachelor of Antarctic Studies (Hons.) and a Master of Science – Social Sciences. She also has a continuing involvement in the field of education. Research projects/ interests Polar Expedition History For publications […]

Simon Lesenechal

Simon Lesenechal, University of Toulouse Simon Lesenechal is currently studying in second year of master degree, in the University of Toulouse. His research is focused on the Arctic region and its geopolitics, as well as the dynamics of cooperation. He is interested in both poles, and is interested as well in the Antarctic for a doctoral project. […]

Ingo Heidbrink

Ingo Heidbrink, Old Dominion University Ingo Heidbrink worked mainly in the field of fisheries and whaling history before becoming interested in Antarctic history and governance. Having worked with various maritime museums he is especially interested in the interface between the scientific community and the general public. His research focuses on the industrial heritage of Antarctica, […]