Mr. Gabriel Kuman
Department of Social and Religious Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Gabriel has a Master of International Public Health degree from the University of New South Wales in Australia, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from the Divine Word University in PNG and a Bachelor of Theology degree from the Catholic Theological Institute in PNG. Gabriel is from Simbu province but considers himself as a Papua New Guinean. He is married with two children.
Gabriel worked with the Melanesian Institute in Goroka as a researcher for four years before pursuing further studies in Australia. He also worked at the HIV Social and Behavioural Research Section of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit of the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR) in Goroka as a project coordinator. Then he worked with Transparency International, PNG Inc., as a research and campaign manager. Gabriel also worked with the PNG Department of Immigration and Citizenship Authority and the Australian Government of Border Force as a Refugee Case Management Consultant on Manus Island for more than 2 years. Recently, Gabriel worked with the Family Health International (FHI360) as Project Director for the Komuniti Lukautim Ol Meri Project in Port Moresyby before joining the academic staff at DWU.