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Dr Antonie Alm (Languages and Cultures)

Second Language Acquisition; Web 2.0 based language learning (Social Networking Sites, Blogs, Podcasts); Sociocultural Theory
Work: 64 3 479 8690

Professor Amanda Barusch (Sociology, Gender and Social Work)

Aging and the elderly; Interpersonal relationships in later life; Social policy generally and as related to older adults ; Poverty
Work: 64 3 479 5479 or 7951 (messages)

Dr Lyn Carter (Te Tumu - School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies)

Maori and Indigenous development; Cultural landscape and identity; Identity politics; Social impact of climate change
Work: 64 3 479 3049

Dr Marcelle Dawson (Sociology, Gender and Social Work)

Social movements; Protest and popular resistance; Student activism; Social justice; Contentious politics; South Africa
Work: 64 3 479 8113

Professor Claire Freeman (Geography)

Planning and children's use of and relationship to the environment; Planning for nature, especially urban nature; Planning for sustainable development and communities; Planning for sustainability
Work: 64 3 479 8785

Dr Bryndl Hohmann-Marriott (Sociology, Gender and Social Work)

Families; Parenting; Fathers; Demography; Fertility; Marriage; Divorce; Relationships
Work: 64 3 479 8753

Professor Richard Jackson (National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies)

Terrorism; War; Afghanistan; United Nations; American foreign policy; Peace; Nonviolence
Work: 64 3 471 6461 | Home: 03 552 1136 | Mobile: 64 221 877 196

Dr SungYong Lee (National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies)

Conflict resolution; Post-conflict reconstruction; Peacebuilding; Local communities; Cambodia; Southeast Asia; Northeast Asia; South Korea
Work: 64 3 479 4547

Dr Katharine Legun (Sociology, Gender and Social Work)

sociology of agriculture, apple (fruit) production, plant patents, food systems, environmental sociology, environmental policy, social sustainability, food industries, science and technology studies
Work: 64 3 479 7666

Dr Miranda Mirosa (Food Science)

Food loss and food waste (metrics, policy, behaviours, ethics, innovation); Food security; Consumer behaviour and food choice; Cross cultural research on food preferences; Food safety and consumers’ perceptions of risk; Sustainable food consumption; The impact of food choice on consumers' health and wellness; Consumer perception and high value nutrition; Foodservice sustainability
Work: 64 3 479 7953

Dr Greg Rawlings (Anthropology and Archaeology)

Globalization; Tax havens; Offshore finance; Offshore finance centres; Money laundering; Citizenship; Nationality; Decolonisation; Vanuatu; Pacific
Work: 64 3 479 4905

Dr Kirsten Robertson (Marketing, Otago Business School)

Social norms marketing; Violence and advertising; Language of real estate advertising ; Behaviour, attitudes, perceptions; Social psychology
Work: 64 3 479 7694

Dr Caroline Shaw (Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington)

Population screening; Transport and health; Environmental epidemiology; Social epidemiology; Climate change and health
Work: 64 4 918 5321 | Mobile: 64 21 708 211

Dr Katerina Standish (National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies)

Conflict narratives; Peace education; Cultural violence; Nonviolence
Work: 64 3 479 5194 | Home: 64 22 380 5169

Dr Patrick Vakaoti (Sociology, Gender and Social Work)

Pacific youth participation; Childhood and youth research; Pacific community development
Work: 64 3 479 3074

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