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

Human Security as a Sine Qua Non for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Africa

May 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 50: by Ojijo Odhiambo and Fatima Umar (UNDP Nigeria Country Office).

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

LITERARY SALON: Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

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.

News from CROPNET

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

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

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

25-26 June 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland