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Sunita Basnet

Name: Sunita Basnet

Organisation/Institution: University of Waikato - Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato

Email: Email

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Supervisors: Professor Robyn Longhurst, Professor Lynda Johnston

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: August 2014

Expected Completion: July 2018

Research Fields:

  • Refugee Studies
  • Feminism
  • Qualitative Research
  • Performative Method
  • Gender Studies

Lizzie Cook

Name: Lizzie Cook

Organisation/Institution: University of Canterbury - Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

Email: Email

Supervisors: Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw, Dr Cindy Zeiher, Dr Garth Cant

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: August 2016

Expected Completion: 2019

Research Fields:

  • Post-colonialism
  • Racism
  • Hegemony
  • Critical Theory
  • Discourse Theory

G. Denford-Wood

Name: G. Denford-Wood

Organisation/Institution: Flinders University

Supervisors: Dr Leigh Burrows, Associate Professor Kathy Arthurson

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: June 2014

Expected Completion: 2017

Research Fields:

  • Mindfulness in Education
  • School climate
  • Student well-being & violence prevention

Renae Dixon

Name: Renae Dixon

Organisation/Institution: University of Waikato - Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato

Email: Email

Supervisors: Professor Jacques Poot

Qualification Pursuing: MSocSci

Start Date: February 2017

Expected Completion: July 2018

Research Fields:

  • Immigration
  • Inequality
  • Fertility
  • Mortality
  • Homelessness
  • Education
  • Population Change

Callum Fitzpatrick

Name: Callum Fitzpatrick

Organisation/Institution: University of Auckland - Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau

Email: Email

Supervisors: Dr Bruce Cohen

Qualification Pursuing: MA

Start Date: March 2017

Expected Completion: February 2018

Research Fields:

  • Drug Policy
  • Methamphetamine
  • Media

Julie Howe

Name: Julie Howe

Organisation/Institution: Victoria University of Wellington - Te Whare Wānanga o Te Ūpoko o Te Ika a Māui

Email: Email

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Supervisors: Associate Professor Rhonda Shaw, Professor Kevin Dew

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: February 2014

Expected Completion: 2019

Research Fields:

  • Fat Studies
  • Weight Stigma
  • PG-Gender

Moeata Keil

Name: Moeata Keil

Organisation/Institution: University of Auckland - Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau

Email: Email

Supervisors: Associate Professor Vivienne Elizabeth, Dr Avril Bell

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: May 2016

Expected Completion: May 2019

Research Fields:

  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Child Support
  • Family Obligations
  • Family Practicies
  • Family Economy

Kalym Lipsey

Name: Kalym Lipsey

Organisation/Institution: Massey University - Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa

Email: Email

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Supervisors: Dr Warwick Tie, Dr Corrina Tucker

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: 2017

Expected Completion: 2020

Research Fields:

  • Human Rights
  • Quantitative Research
  • Neoliberalism
  • Law
  • Racism
  • Mass Incarceration

Stella Pennell

Name: Stella Pennell

Organisation/Institution: Massey University - Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa

Email: Email

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Supervisors: Dr Warwick Tie, Dr Corrina Tucker

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: July 2016

Expected Completion: 2019

Research Fields:

  • Regional Sociology
  • Tourism
  • Platform Capitalism
  • Volunteering
  • Pre-Retirement In-Migration

Sara Salman

Name: Sara Salman

Organisation/Institution: City University of New York

Email: Email

Supervisors: Stanley Aronowitz

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: 2009

Expected Completion: 2018

Research Fields:

  • Citizenship
  • Refugee Resettlement
  • Post-Disaster Relief
  • Terrorism

Mary Silcock

Name: Mary Silcock

Organisation/Institution: University of Waikato - Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato

Email: Email

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Supervisors: Maxine Campbell, Clare Hocking, Craig Hight

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: 1/2/2014

Expected Completion: 2018

Research Fields:

  • Power
  • Practice
  • Healthcare
  • Materiality

Elizabeth Simmons

Name: Elizabeth Simmons

Organisation/Institution: University of Otago - Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo

Supervisors: Dr Katharine Legun, Associate Professor Lisa Ellis

Qualification Pursuing: MA

Start Date: January 2014

Expected Completion: 2017

Research Fields:

  • Wine Production in New Zealand
  • Sustainable Development
  • Neoliberalism
  • Agriculture

Jessica Young

Name: Jessica Young

Organisation/Institution: University of Otago - Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo

Email: Email

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Supervisors: Associate Professor Chrys Jaye, Dr Richard Egan, Mr Tony Egan, Dr Janine Winters

Qualification Pursuing: PhD

Start Date: February 2017

Expected Completion: January 2020

Research Fields:

  • Euthanasia
  • Assisted Dying
  • Medical Sociology

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