MATTHEWS Peter Joseph

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Name
MATTHEWS Peter Joseph
Affiliation
National Museum of Ethnology
Section
Department of Cross Field Research
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD(Australian National University, Australia), MSc(University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Other affiliation
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
ORCID ID
0000-0003-2563-0976

Profile

1996-present: National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka. 1995: Freelance editor, Kyoto. 1994: JSPS Research Visitor, Kyoto University, Kyoto. 1993: Research Visitor, Australian National University, Canberra. 1991: Visiting Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka.1990: STA Fellow, National Institute for Ornamental Plants, Vegetables, and Tea (NIVOT), Ano, Japan

Field work experience
Australia (1987, 1992), Cook Islands (1994), Cyprus (1996, 2000), Egypt (2001)
Greece (1996, 2000), India (2013, 2015, 2016), Indonesia (1992, 1996), Italy (2001), Japan (1990, 1996-2003, 2005, 2016), Myanmar (2003, 2004, 2006, 2014), New Zealand (1978-1983, 2009), Papua New Guinea (1985, 2008), Philippines (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012), Vietnam (2011, 2012, 2017).

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Jan 2015
 - 
Today
Professor, Department of Cross Field Research, National Museum of Ethnology
 
2000
 - 
2014
Associate Professor, Department of Social Research, National Museum of Ethnology
 
1996
 - 
1999
Research Fellow, Department of Social Research, National Museum of Ethnology
 
Apr 1995
 - 
Mar 1996
Freelance science editor, NA
 
1993
 - 
1994
JSPS Visitor, Department of Botany, Kyoto University
 

Education

 
 
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1990
ETHNOBOTANY, PREHISTORY, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
 
 
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1984
BIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, Faculty of Science, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
 

Awards & Honors

 
1976
Goethe Society Prize
 
1979
TANE Journal Prize for Best Student Paper
 
1981
University of Auckland Senior Anthropology Scholarship
 
1985
Australian National University PhD Scholarship
 

Published Papers

 
Origins and Development of Taro
Matthews, PJ, and DV Nguyen
Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology   9 7237-7240   2014   [Refereed]
Feasibility study for field research: Ethnobotany and ecology of wild and cultivated aroids in Assam State, Northeast India
Matthews, PJ and D Medhi
Annual Report on Exploration and Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources (AREIPGR)   30 159-183   2014   [Refereed]
Harriet V. Hunt, Hannah M. Moots, MATTHEWS Peter Joseph
Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution   60(5) 1695-1707   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
Comparing the habitats of wild rice (Oryza rufipogon) and wild taro (Colocasia esculenta) in Australia and Papua New Guinea
MATTHEWS Peter Joseph
Hemudu Culture International Forum   187-204   2013   [Invited]
Ahmed,I, PJ Matthews, PJ Biggs, M Naeem, PA McLenachan, and PJ Lockhart
Molecular Ecology Resources   13(5) 929-937   2013   [Refereed]

Misc

 
NGA TARO O AOTEAROA
Journal of the Polynesian Society   94(3) 253   1985
A POSSIBLE TROPICAL WILDTYPE TARO : COLOCASIA ESCULENTA VAR・AQUATILIS
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY ASSOCIATION BULLETIN   11 69   1991
Ethnobotany, and the origins of Broussonetia papyrifera in Polynesia(an essay on tapa prehistory)
Culture History : Essays in Honour of Roger Green   117-132   1996
COLOCASIA ESCULENTA VAR AQUATILIS ON OKINAWA ISLAND, SOUTHERN JAPAN : THE DISTRIBUTION AND POSSIBLE ORIGINS OF A WILD, DIPLOID TARO
MAN AND CULTURE IN OCEANIA   8 19   1992

Books etc

 
Irrigated Taro (Colocasia esculenta) in the Indo-Pacific: Biological, Social and Historical Perspectives
MATTHEWS Peter Joseph (Part:Joint Work)
National Museum of Ethnology   Mar 2012   
Wildtype taro, and the recent history of cultivated taro in Cyprus and Hawaii
Application of Biological Resources   1998   

Works

 
Living strategy of resource limited islanders in the Western Pacific: resource exploitation and interactions with other islands
2002
An Ethnobiological Study of Domestication
2004

Research Grants & Projects

 
TARO IN MEDITERRANEAN FOOD CULTURE
ETHNOARCHAEOLOGY OF TEMPERATE ZONE TARO
HISTORY OF PAPER MULBERRY IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
ANALYSIS OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL PLANT REMAINS