Matthew Clarke is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Masters of International and Community Development program at Deakin University. He teaches and supervises Ph.D. students in areas including economic development, microfinance, poverty reduction and trade and development, and has published over 30 book chapters and refereed journal articles.
Matthew undertakes regular evaluations of community development projects in the Pacific for various non-government organisations, with a particular interest in HIV/AIDS and health related projects.
Matthew is co-editing a forthcoming book, Education for the End of All Poverty, with Simon Feeny for Nova Science, New York.
He is a current ARC Linkage Grant recipient for the research project "Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Role of Foreign Aid, Trade and NGOs with a focus on the Asia-Pacific", with Simon Feeny and Tim Fry.