Associate Professor Sandra Tarte is Head of School and Director of Politics and International Affairs at The University of the South Pacific, Fiji.
Sandra specialises in the international politics of the Pacific islands region. Her publications include Japan’s Aid Diplomacy and the Pacific Islands (1998) and the New Pacific Diplomacy (2015), co-edited with Greg Fry.
She has consulted for the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency, the South Pacific Regional Environment Program, the International Development Centre, Tokyo, and Greenpeace Pacific. Sandra grew up in Fiji and studied at the University of Melbourne, University of Tokyo and Australian National University.