Awards and Recognition

2012    Appointed Timor-Leste Country of Origin Expert • Fahamu Refugee Programme, UK

2012    AppointedHonorary Research Fellow • Kathleen Lumley College, Adelaide University for “work and contribution to the scholarly and international communities” concerning research on Timor-Leste.

2010    Endeavour Research Fellowship Award • Australian Department of Education (DEEWR)

2007    Post-doctoral Fellowship Award • Monash University, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Anthropology Department

2001-2004 Honorary Appointment to the Board of Directors • Alola Foundation (East Timor and Australia)

2002    Volunteer Service Certificate • Australian Volunteers International

2001    Service Certificate for Volunteers to East Timor • Australian Department of Foreign Affairs

2000    Latrobe University, Politics Department • Top Ranked Scholarship Prize & Australian Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award