Diverse group of Professionals
from across artist, academic and practitioner communities
Contributing energy and skills
to develop and deliver meaningful tools and perspectives
Coming together to solve
the big and small problems that can help transform the world
OICD Members work together across a variety of projects and roles
Special Advisors /Patrons are individuals who are internationally recognized in their efforts to achieve a number of OICD related aims.
Current Special Advisors (alphabetical):
2007-2010: Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Working to keep the cogs of the OICD turning, the executive committee make the key decisions on how the organisation runs.
As of October 15th 2017 the Executive Committee dissolved to form a new constitution. The Executive Committee from Oct 2015-Oct 2017 comprised the following members:
The OICD has a wide range of interests in fields from conflict studies to traditional ethnography. Affiliates are individuals whose work is closely aligned with the aims and activities of the OICD. These individuals bring a broad set of interdisciplinary perspectives to the OICD, enriching the organization’s work and expanding our areas of expertise.
The OICD currently has the following developers:
John McCoy (Director of Applied Research)
Research fellows assist in the development of research projects and support other organisational initiatives in a range of areas.
Andrea De Antoni
OICD staff assist in the development of projects and support other organisational activities and operations across a range of areas.
Jasmine Kato-Naughton - Operations & Project Development Officer
Luke Reilly - Project Development Officer
Hannah Diry - Project Research & Development Assistant
Eva Hansen - Project Research & Development Officer
Interdisciplinary Research and Methods Working Group
For a full description of what the Working Group does click here.
Emilia Groupp (coordinator)
Editors & Production Managers
OICD publishing ventures span a forthcoming in-house publishing house (EMIC Press), and an on-line magazine of interpretative anthropology (Global Ethnographic).
Tiffany Cone (Global Ethnographic)
Lily Fox (Global Ethnographic)
Teodora Hasegan (Global Ethnographic)
Faye Miller (Global Ethnographic)
Michelle O’Toole (Global Ethnographic-retired 2018)
Jehonathan Ben (Global Ethnographic-retired 2018)
Do you have skills that could be put to use in any of the OICD’s publishing projects? Click the Get Involved tab for ways to contribute and participate.
Fergus Fyodor Selsdon Games
Hannah Gould – Liaison Manager/Anthropology
Cade Bourne – Artistic Affiliate Manager/Anthropology
Nadine Dammaschk – Anthropology/Peace Studies
Tayler Groom – Intern/Modern History & Politics
Jessica Hodder – Artist in Residence
Marius Palz – Anthropology
Riku Jarvelin – Political Science/International Relations
Aliya Tskhay – Political Science/International Relations
Dany Tsuruta - Anthropology
Urvee Kakar - Political Science
Kerry Balkwill - Japanese Studies
QC Gu - Political Science
Katja Holtz - Anthropology
Jasmine Kato-Naughton - Anthropology
Luke Reilly - Anthropology
Pooja George - Intern
The OICD has approximately 200 general members from all over the world. General members are eligible to vote on some issues and receive updates on the organization. Membership is currently free. If you would like the join the organization as a general member and/or contribute in other ways please go to Get Involved.
Formerly research affiliate, in fond memory:
Eduardo Terren (link to in memoriam homepage)