Robyn Eversole

Robyn Eversole

Professor of Social Impact / Swinburne University Centre for Social Impact, AUSTRALIA

Robyn Eversole is an anthropologist who has focused her career on the study of development issues and processes in communities and organizations in Australia and Latin America. Robyn Eversole has a MA and PhD from the McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Her specific research interests are participatory and place-based development, development governance, cross-cultural development processes, local and community economic development and social enterprise, the role of universities in regional development, microenterprise development, microfinance, and migration.

She has also worked with many topics connected to poverty and development, including microfinance, regional industry development, social enterprise, and education.

Recent Publications:

  • Knowledge Partnering for Community Development.  London and New York: Routledge, 2015
  • 'Migrant remittances and household development: an anthropological analysis' in Development Studies Research: An Open Access Journal, 1(1): 1-15 (with M. Johnson), 2014
  • 'A regional Agricultural development strategy for North West Tasmania', Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (with L. Bonney, M. Miles, M. Woods and A.Castles), 2014
  • 'Constructing advantage in the Cradle Coast region, Tasmania: knowledge partnering as a regional development platform approach', in Regional Science Policy & Practice, (with T.McCall), 2014

CROP News and Events

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

​The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario.

The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION Edited by Mariano Féliz and Aaron L. Rosenberg.

News from CROPNET

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).

Causal Mechanisms and International knowledge transfer in social policy: With a special focus on the case of the post-Soviet region

7-9 November 2019 | University of Bremen

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline for proposals is 30 April.

Bergen Summer Research School

17-27 June 2019 | University of Bergen

BSRS 2019 offers a series of parallel multidisciplinary working groups with top international lecturers, and cutting-edge keynotes to help you make your research play a role for a sustainable future.