Dr. Alphonse Aime
Head of Department
Department of Communication Arts
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Alphonse Aime is from East Sepik in Papua New Guinea. He obtained his doctorate in 2015 in anthropology from the University Queensland in Australia. The focus of his study was on material culture especially on relationship of people with objects. He worked as General Editor of Melanesian Institute’s publications in Goroka for nine years. He obtained his BA in Communication studies from Southern Queensland University Australia in 2,000 and joined Divine Word University in 2002 as lecturer with Communication Arts Department. He is currently designated as Senior Lecturer in Communication Arts and Head of the Department. His major research has been an Ethnographic study of slit-gongs or garamut. He has presented papers in national and international conferences on relationships of objects and people.