Dr Tom Cliff

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Culture History and Language
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Tom Cliff is an ARC Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Culture, History, and Language at the Australian National University.

Tom is currently investigating the role of the informal institutions of family and enterprise in responding to economic uncertainty and the ageing population in China.

Tom has conducted long-term fieldwork in Xinjiang, and his book, Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang was published by Chicago University Press in June 2016.