Dr Fiona Hukula is a Senior Research Fellow and Building Safer Communities Program Leader at NRI. She received a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. She also holds a Masters in International Criminology from the University of Sheffield and a BA in Anthropology from Victoria University of Wellington.
Having started in 1998 at the NRI as a project research officer, Fiona is a career policy and social researcher with close to twenty years’ experience. She has authored and co-authored various publications relating to law, justice and gender.
Fiona’s research interests are in the area of urban studies, local level dispute resolution and gender violence.
Fiona was recently appointed as a Commissioner of the Constitutional Law Reform Commission. She also serves as a board member of Peace Foundation Melanesia.