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Kayla Stewart

Assistant Research Fellow

Kayla Stewart 186

PhD candidate

Tel: (+64) 3 479 8862

Email: kayla.stewart@otago.ac.nz

Research Interests

Kayla is interested in access to justice and socio-legal research methods. Kayla enjoys undertaking research where the fields of law and sociology intersect. She is passionate about social justice and social responsibility.

Background

Kayla studied law and sociology at the University of Otago. Her law Honours Dissertation considered New Zealand’s response to the exploitation of children and young people via technological means, with a particular focus on the then proposed Crimes Act 1961 provision of ‘indecent communication with a young person under 16’. After graduating, Kayla conducted a mixed-method research project examining the sharing of personal information of high needs’ clients pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993. Kayla is currently undertaking a PhD examining sexual victimisation of university students.

Research Projects

Other Research Networks

Publications

Toy-Cronin, B., Irvine, B., Stewart, K. and Henaghan, M. (2017). The Wheels of Justice: Understanding the Pace of Civil High Court Cases. University of Otago Legal Issues Centre. [Download PDF 1.326 Mb]

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Publications

Stewart, K., Ross, L. K., & Murphy, B. (2017). The debrief: Feminist solidarity in rape resistance education. Proceedings of the Sociological Association of Aotearoa, New Zealand (SAANZ) Conference: Respect Existence or Expect Resistance. (pp. 95). Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/saanz

Toy-Cronin, B., Irvine, B., Stewart, K., & Henaghan, M. (2017). The wheels of justice: Understanding the pace of civil high court cases. Dunedin, New Zealand: Legal Issues Centre, University of Otago. 131p. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/7762

Stewart, K., & Meddings, D. (2014, December). Curious outcomes measuring the effectiveness of Rape Crisis Dunedin's rape education workshops. Verbal presentation at the Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (SAANZ) Annual Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Toy-Cronin, B., Irvine, B., Stewart, K., & Henaghan, M. (2017). The wheels of justice: Understanding the pace of civil high court cases. Dunedin, New Zealand: Legal Issues Centre, University of Otago. 131p. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/7762

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Stewart, K., Ross, L. K., & Murphy, B. (2017). The debrief: Feminist solidarity in rape resistance education. Proceedings of the Sociological Association of Aotearoa, New Zealand (SAANZ) Conference: Respect Existence or Expect Resistance. (pp. 95). Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/saanz

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Stewart, K., & Meddings, D. (2014, December). Curious outcomes measuring the effectiveness of Rape Crisis Dunedin's rape education workshops. Verbal presentation at the Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (SAANZ) Annual Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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