is an ARC Future Fellow in Anthropology in the School of Culture, History and Language at the Australian National University. He has conducted research in Fiji since 1996, and earned his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002. He is the author of In God’s Image: The Metaculture of Fijian Christianity
and Ritual Textuality: Pattern and Motion in Performance
, as well as coeditor of The Limits of Meaning
(with Matthew Engelke), Flows of Faith
(with Lenore Manderson and Wendy Smith), and Christian Politics in Oceania
(with Debra McDougall).