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

CROP-GRIP Newsletter 2019-2020

March 2020

This special issue newsletter is the final one for CROP and the first one for GRIP. It explains the transition process and provides an overview of CROP activities in 2019.

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

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