See also the Directory of Asia Specialists listed by Region

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

A
Matthew Allen
Robyn Andrews
G Reiko Aoki
Rashmi Umesh Arora

B
Erica Baffelli
Limin Bai
Tony Ballantyne
Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
Sayeeda Bano
Henry Barnard
Tim Beal
James Beattie
Tim Behrend
Jack Body
Gregory Booth
Anne-Marie Brady
Jane Buckingham
Art Buehler
Andrew Butcher

C
Duncan Campbell
Ian Catanach
David Capie
Gerald Chan
Xin Chen
Hilary Chung
Paul Clark
Margaret Clark
Alice Cleland
Malcolm Cone
Deborah (Debbie) Corder
Peter Cozens

D
Helder Da Costa
Sharyn Graham Davies
Ruth DeSouza
Elaine Dobson
Vijay Devadas

E
Jacob Edmond
Stephen Epstein
André M. Everett

F
William Farrimond
Elise Foxworth
Vanessa Frangville

G
Maria Galikowski
Rick Garside
Gautam Ghosh
Rolf W. Giebel
Mary Gray
Henk de Groot

H
Rosemary Haddon
Siân Halcrow
Will Harris
Ken Henshall
Susan Heydon
King Tong Ho
Xiaoming Huang

I
Megumi Inoue
Manying Ip

Yushi Ito

J
Ken Jackson
Fengyuan Ji
Haixin Jiang
Doug Johnston
Henry Johnson

K
Midori Kagawa-Fox

Pauline Keating
Fumio Kakubayashi
Fujio Kano
Junji Kawai
Pauline Keating
David Keen
Nicholas Khoo
Elena Kolesova
Erich Kolig
Reiko Kondo
Catherine Knight

L
Adam Lam
Wayne P. Lawrence
Jacqueline Leckie
Stephen Levine
Margaret Soo Kiak Lee
Young-Hee Lee
Lin Min

M
Saidatul Nornis Haji Mahali
Lawrence E. Marceau
Andrew McGregor
Stephen McDowall
Mieko MacInnes
John McKinnon
Malcolm McKinnon
Hew McLeod
Graeme MacRae
Ungku Maimunah
Aditya Malik
Harumi Minagawa
Brian Moloughney
Paul Morris
Philip Morrison

N
Vijay Naidu
Ellen Nakamura
Dallas Nesbitt
Jing-bao Nie
Barbara Nowak

O
Kaya Oriyama

P
Edwina Palmer
Yvonne Pakenham
Rachel Payne
Peter Petrucci
Ralph Pettman
Richard Phillips

R
Sean Redmond
Michael Radich
Mark Rolls
John Roxborogh

S
Robert Sanders
Jay Shaw
Tomoko Shimoda
Penny Shino
Tony Shome
Gillian Skyrme
Changzoo Song

Jae Jung Song
Zhifang Song
Ellen Soulliere
Paul Spoonley
Roy Starrs
Rumi Sakamoto
Mei Sun
Taka Sunahara
Yukako Sunaoshi
Will Sweetman

T
Nicholas Tarling
Nancy Tayles
Margaret Trawick

V
Sita Venkateswar
Jim Veitch
Paola Voci

W
Xiaoning Wang
Rowena Ward
Vanessa Ward
Geoff Watson
Rick Weiss
Jan White
William E (Bill) Willmott
Fay Wouk
Xiaoming Wu

X
Hong Xiao

Y
Nora Yao
Hong Key Yoon
Inshil Yoon

Z
Yongjin Zhang
Xiaohuan Zhao
Xuelin Zhou

 

Specialists by Discipline

Anthropology

Robyn Andrews
Henry Barnard
Gautam Ghosh
Sharyn Graham Davies
Erich Kolig
Jacqueline Leckie
Graeme MacRae
Zhifang Song
Nancy Tayles
Margaret Trawick
Sita Venkateswar

Architecture

Jan White

Asian Languages and Literature

Limin Bai
Tim Behrend
Duncan Campbell
Hilary Chung
Paul Clark
Deborah (Debbie) Corder

Jacob Edmond
Stephen Epstein
Elise Foxworth
Maria Galikowski
Gautam Ghosh
Mary Gray
Henk de Groot

Rosemary Haddon
Ken Henshall
Manying Ip
Yushi Ito
Fengyuan Ji
Haixian Jiang

Midori Kagawa-Fox
Fumio Kakubayashi
Fujio Kano
Junji Kawai
Elena Kolesova
Adam Lam
Wayne P. Lawrence
Young-Hee Lee
Stephen McDowall
Mieko McInnes
Ungku Maimunah
Lin Min
Harumi Minagawa
Ellen Nakamura
Dallas Nesbitt
Kaya Oriyama
Edwina Palmer
Yvonne Pakenham
Rachel Payne
Peter Petrucci
Rumi Sakamoto
Robert Sanders
Roy Starrs
Changzoo Song
Jae Jung Song
Tomoko Shimodo
Penny Shino
Ellen Soulliere
Mei Sun
Taka Sunahara
Paola Voci
Xiaoning Wang
Xiaoming Wu
Hong Xiao
Nora Yao
Inshil Yoon
Xiaohuan Zhao

Bioarcheology

Siân Halcrow

Bioethics

Jing-bao Nie

Business & management Studies

Tim Beal
Tony Shome
André M. Everett

Cultural & Popular Culture Studies

Matthew Allen
Tim Behrend
Vijay Devadas
Stephen Epstein
Elena Kolesova
Aditya Malik
Lawrence E. Marceau
Edwina Palmer
Hong Key Yoon

Development Studies

Helder Da Costa
Ken Jackson
Andrew McGregor
John McKinnon
Philip Morrison
Vijay Naidu
Barbara Nowak

Diaspora and Immigration Studies

Alice Cleland
Ruth DeSouza
Manying Ip
Jacqui Leckie
Brian Moloughney
Vijay Naidu
Paul Spoonley
Changzoo Song
Bill Willmott

Economics

Reiko Aoki
Sayeeda Bano
Helder DaCosta
Rashmi Umesh Arora

Education

David Keen

Reiko Kondo

Environment

Catherine Knight

Film and Media Studies

Paul Clark
Vanessa Frangville
Adam Lam
Sean Redmond
Paola Voci
Xuelin Zhou

Gender Studies

Hilary Chung
Sharyn Graham Davies
Rosemary Haddon
Haixin Jiang
Young-Hee Lee
Jacqui Leckie
Ungku Maimunah
Tomoko Shimoda
Yukako Sunaoshi
Ellen Souliiere

Geography

Ken Jackson
Doug Johnston
Andrew McGregor
John McKinnon
Philip Morrison
Edwina Palmer

History

Mathew Allen
Limin Bai
Tony Ballantyne
Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
James Beattie
Jane Buckingham
Ian Catanach

Paul Clark
Gautam Ghosh
Rick Garside
Susan Heydon
Yushi Ito
Pauline Keating
Fumio Kakubayashi
Nicholas Khoo
Malcolm McKinnon
Hew McLeod
Brian Moloughney
Ellen Nakamura
Rachel Payne
Richard Phillips
Rumi Sakamoto
Penny Shino
Ellen Soulliere
Nicholas Tarling
Geoff Watson
Vanessa Ward

International Relations

David Capie
Peter Cozens
Xiaoming Huang
Malcolm McKinnon
Ralph Pettman
Mark Rolls
Yongjin Zhang

Law

Linguistics

Saidatul Nornis Haji Mahali
Reiko Kondo
Wayne Lawrence
Margaret Soo Kiak Lee
Harumi Minagawa
Gillian Skyrme
Jae Jung Song
Fay Wouk
Hong Xiao
Xiaohuan Zhao

Medicine

Robin Gauld
Jing-bao Nie

Music

Jack Body
Gregory Booth
Elaine Dobson
Henry Johnson

Performing Arts

Jack Body
William Farrimond
Megumi Inoue
Rachel Payne
Mei Sun

Philosophy

Lin Min
Jay Shaw
Xiaoming Wu

Political Science

David Capie
Gerald Chan
Xin Chen
Margaret Clark
Will Harris
Xiaoming Huang
Nicholas Khoo
Fengyuan Ji
Stephen Levine
Rowena Ward

Yongjin Zhang

Religious Studies

Erica Baffelli
Tim Behrend
Art Buehler
Rolf W. Giebel
Hew McLeod
Aditya Malik
Paul Morris

Michael Radich
John Roxborogh
Will Sweetman
Jim Veitch
Rick Weiss

Sociology/Social Policy

Alice Cleland
Andrew Butcher
Ruth DeSouza
Paul Spoonley
Bill Willmott

Visual Arts

Maria Galikowski
King Tong Ho

Directory of Asia Specialists in New Zealand: Listed by Discipline

Anthropology Economics Linguistics
Architecture Education Medicine
Asian Languages & Literature Environment Music
Bioethics Film & Media Studiess Performing Arts
Bioarcheology Gender Studies Philosophy
Business/Management Geography Political Science
Cultural Studies History Religious Studies
Development Studies International Relations Sociology
Diaspora/Immigration Studies Law Visual Arts

 

 

 

 

Anthropology

 

Robyn Andrews
Qualifications: MA (Massey), PhD (Massey)
Position: Lecturer, School of People, Environment and Planning, Social Anthropology Programme
Discipline(s): Social Anthropology
Region(s) of Asia: India, Anglo-Indian diaspora (in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and UK)
Research areas: Migration, Aging, Diaspora, Anglo-Indians, Life histories, Identity
Email address: R.Andrews@massey.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-people-environment-planning/staff/robyn-andrews.cfm

Henry Barnard
Qualifications: MA (London - SOAS), PhD (Massey)
Position: Honorary Research Fellow, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University
Research areas: social theory and methodology; social anthropology - India and New Zealand; material culture; hierarchical societies; anthropology and literature
Regions: North India; Kerala
Teaching areas: social anthropology; ritual and belief; social suffering; social theory
Email address : H.Barnard@massey.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-people-environment-planning/staff/henry-barnard.cfm

Ian Catanach
Qualifications: M.A. (N.Z.), Ph.D. (Lond.)
Position: Retired Reader in History, University of Canterbury
Discipline(s): History
Region(s) of Asia: South Asia
Research areas:
Email address: m.peters@ext.canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

Gautam Ghosh
Qualifications: PhD, University of Chicago
Position: Lecturer
Discipline(s): Anthropology, History, Cultural Studies
Region(s) of Asia: South Asia: India and Bangladesh
Research areas: Social & Cultural Theory; Religion & Politics; Cyberia; Time & Space; Anthropology & History; Migration & Multiculturalism; Music; South Asia; Asian-American studies.
Teaching areas: Introduction to Anthropology, Ethnographic Methods, Culture & Politics, National Development
Email address:gautam.ghosh@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/anthropology/anth/people/ghosh.html

Sharyn Graham Davies, see under Gender Studies

Henk de Groot
Qualifications: BJL (CPIT), MA, PhD (Canterbury)
Position: Programme Leader BLang (Japanese), CPIT, Christchurch
Discipline(s): Japanese language
Region(s): Japan
Research areas: Western learning in Japan during the Edo period (ca 1640-1868)
Email address: degrooth@cpit.ac.nz
Web site:

Erich Kolig
Qualifications:
PhD (Vienna)
Position: Honorary Fellow in Religion, University of Otago
Research areas: political indigeneity (indigenous cultural revival, New Zealand biculturalism) in New Zealand and Australia; and Islam in New Zealand (issues and politics of multiculturalism) and Indonesia
Teaching areas: cultural politics; radical and modern Islam in the contemporary world
Email address: erich.kolig@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/religion/staff/kolig.php

Jacqueline Leckie
Qualifications: PhD (Otago)
Position: Associate Professor in Anthropology, University of Otago
Research areas: Indian diaspora to New Zealand and South Pacific; anthropology and history of South Pacific cultures - especially gender, ethnicity, power; colonial psychiatry.
Teaching areas: Pacific cultures; labour and society; development and anthropology; gender and anthropology
Email address: jacqui.leckie@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: www.otago.ac.nz/anthropology/staff/leckie.html

Saidatul Nornis Haji Mahali
Qualifications: B.A (Hons.). (Bachelor Degree - National University of Malaysia), M.A (National University of Malaysia), Ph.D (University of Malaya).
Position: Senior Lecturer, Centre for Promotion of Knowledge and Language Learning, University Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Discipline(s): Anthropological Linguistic
Region(s) of Asia: Borneo (especially in Sabah)
Research areas: Linguistic, Language and Society, Language, ethnic and Culture, Sociolinguistic
Email address: saidatul@ums.edu.my
Web site:

Graeme McRae
Qualifications:
PhD (Auckland)
Position: Lecturer in Anthropology, Massey University, Auckland
Discipline(s): Anthropology
Region(s) of Asia: Bali, Indonesia, South India 
Research areas: General ethnography, local politics, agriculture, architecture, development, environment
Email address: G.S.Macrae@massey.ac.nz
Web page: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-people-environment-planning/staff/graeme-macrae.cfm

Zhifang Song
Qualifications:
Ba (Hebei Normal University), MA (Beijing Foreign Studies University), PhD (University of Southern California)
Position: Lecturer, School of Social and Political Science, University of Canterbury
Discipline(s): Anthropology
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Kinship and Family, Development and Environment, Religion, Visual Antropology
Teaching areas: Kinship and Faimily, Theory and Methodology
Email address: Zhifang.song@canterbury.ac.nz
Web page: http://www.saps.canterbury.ac.nz/anth/people/staff-zs.shtml

Nancy Tayles
Qualifications: Ph D (Otago)
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago
Discipline(s): Biological Anthropology
Region(s) of Asia in which you specialise: Thailand
Research areas: Biology of prehistoric humans
Email address: nancy.tayles@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://anatomy.otago.ac.nz

Margaret Trawick
Qualifications: BA Hons (Harv), MA, PhD (Chicago)
Position: Professor, Social Anthropology Programme, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University
Research areas: India; Sri Lanka, Tamil language and culture; medical anthropology; linguistic anthropology; anthropological analyses of modern warfare; anthropology of children and youth
Teaching areas: systems of healing; medical anthropology; linguistic anthropology; anthropology of gender; South Asia
Email address: M.Trawick@massey.ac.nz
Web site: http://anthropology.massey.ac.nz/staff/Trawick/

Sita Venkateswa
,Qualifications:
BSc (Hons), MSc Physiology (India), PhD (Rutgers)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Social Anthropology Programme, School of People, Planning and Environment, Massey University (Turitea)
Research areas: Anthropology: colonialism/internal colonialism; indigenous peoples; Andaman Islands. Development and gender: child labour; gender and human rights; globalisation; poverty and grassroots democracy (Nepal, India, South Asia)
Teaching areas: Gender Cuture and Power; Writing Ethnography; Fieldwork Practices; Anthropology and Colonialism
Email address: s.venkateswar@massey.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-people-environment-planning/staff/sita-venkateswar.cfm

William E (Bill) Willmott
Qualifications: BA MA (McGill), PhD (LSE)
Position: Professor Emeritus, Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury
Discipline(s): Social Anthropology, Sociology, Asian Studies
Region(s) of Asia: China, Southeast Asia
Research areas: Chinese Diaspora, Chinese in Pacific island Countries
Email address: wew25@ext.canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

 

Architecture

 

Jan White
Qualifications: Dip Des, BA, MA, Dip Tchg, PhD (ABD)
Position:
Architecture, University of Auckland
Research areas: influence of Chinese and Japanese art; the work of Tomoiko Tessai, Len Lye (MA thesis) and Colin McCahon (PhD thesis); Sanskrit; Old Javanese; Thai; typological symbolism of the East and West in art and literature
Teaching areas: cross-cultural and interdisciplinary studies; art history; visual studies; drawing as a research tool
Email address: jm.white@auckland.ac.nz
Web site : www.geocities.com/janwhitenz/

 

Asian Languages and Literature

 

Limin Bai, see under History

Tim Behrend
Qualifications: BA (Brigham Young University), MA (Madison), PhD (ANU)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Javanese literature, culture, history and philology, and modern Indonesian language, literature, religions and popular culture
Teaching areas: images of Asia; faith and festival in Asia; Islam, modernity and cultural identity
Email address: t.behrend@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/staff/index.cfm?P=2387

Duncan Campbell
Qualifications:
BA (Wellington), MA (Auckland)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Cutlure, History and Languages, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
Research areas: Literature and material culture of Ming and Qing dynasty China (with particular reference to gardens, publishing, libraries, travel)
Teaching areas: Chinese language, classical and modern; Chinese literature, modern and classical; Chinese civilisation; Chinese to English literary translation
Email address: duncan.campbell@anu.edu.au
Web site:
http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/people/personal/campbellduncan.php

Hilary Chung
Qualifications: MA (Cambridge, Durham), PhD (Durham)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese and Head of School of Asian Studies, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Modern Chinese literature; comparative literature; gender and representation in literature; the poetics of exile
Teaching area: images of Asia; Asian identities;rethinking China; modern Chinese literature in translation; rethinking literary translation
Email address: h.chung@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=hchu040

Paul Clark, see under Film and Media Studies

Deborah (Debbie) Corder
Qualifications: BA Dual Hons (Sheffield), MA (Massey), PGCE (Leeds), PostGrad TJFL (Massey)
Position: Senior Lecturer Japanese, Associate Head of School, International Languages
Discipline(s): Japanese language, Intercultural Competence
Region(s) of Asia: Japan
Research areas: Learner autonomy, CALL, assessment, motivation, and intercultural competence
Email address: Debbie.corder@aut.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.aut.ac.nz/profiles/language-social-sciences/senior-lecturer/deborah-corder

Jacob Edmond
Qualifications: BA Hons, PhD (Auckland)
Position: Senior Lecturer, English Department, University of Otago
Discipline(s): literature
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: modern and contemporary Chinese poetry, comparative literature, literature of the Chinese diaspora, Russian literature, US literature, NZ literature, literature and globalization, literary theory, literature and politics, the avant-garde
Email address: Jacob.edmond@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/english/staff/edmond.html

Stephen Epstein
Qualifications:
AB (Harv) MA, PhD (Berkeley)
Position: Director of Asian Studies Institute, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Contemporary Korean popular culture and literature; literary translation (Korean and Indonesian fiction); the ancient Greek novel
Teaching areas: Korean literature and society; Asian Studies
Email address: stephen.epstein@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/asianstudies/staff/stephen-epstein.aspx

Maria Galikowsk, see Visual Arts

Mary Gray
Qualifications:
BA (Oberlin, Phi Beta Kappa), DipEd (Oxford)
Position: retired; immediate past president and life member of the New Zealand Association of Language Teachers; past president of the New Zealand China Friendship Society
Research areas: Bushou based system for teaching Chinese vocabulary (in preparation)
Teaching experience: French, German and Spanish in UK and NZ high schools; HoD Languages, Correspondence School (1980-1987); English at Zhejiang University (1987-1990); English at Yunnan Normal University (1990-91)
Email address: vinmary.gray@paradise.net.nz (residence: Wellington, NZ)
Web site:

Rosemary Haddon
Qualifications: MA (Vict.), BA, PhD (UBC)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Language Studies, Massey University (Turitea)
Research areas: Modern fiction of China and Taiwan
Teaching areas: Chinese language, culture and literature
Email: r.m.haddon@massey.ac.nz
Web page: language.massey.ac.nz

Ken Henshall
Qualifications:
B.A. Hons (London), Ph.D. (Sydney), Dip.Ed. (Adel)
Position: Associate Professor, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Canterbury
Research areas: Modern Japanese literature (especially late Meiji and naturalism); Japanese history (especially Meiji through to and including the Pacific War); Japanese society (especially values and ethics); Japanese language and language teaching (especially characters)
Teaching areas: Japanese language, literature, history and society
Email address: kenneth.henshall@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

Megumi Inoue, see under Performing Arts

Manying Ip, see under Diaspora Studies

Yushi Ito, see under History

Fengyuan Ji
Qualifications:
MA, PhD (Canterbury, Christchurch)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Chinese Programme, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Canterbury
Research areas: Language, politics and society in China since 1949
Teaching areas: Chinese language; China since 1949
Email address: feng-yuan.ji@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

Haixian Jiang, see under Gender Studies

Fumio Kakubayashi, see under History

Midori Kagawa-Fox
Qualifications: MA IR (Flinders), PhD (Adelaide)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Waikato
Discipline(s): Asian Studies, Japanese
Region(s) of Asia: Japan
Research areas: Japanese society and culture, environmental issues, politics, and language
Email address: mkfox@waikato.ac.nz
Web site:

Fujio Kano
Qualifications:
BA (Doshisha), Cert Tchg BA (Bukkyo)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Japanese Language Programme, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Modern Japanese literature and religion
Teaching areas: Literature translation
Email address: fujio.kano@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/saelc/staff/fujio-kano.aspx

Junji Kawai
Qualifications: BA (Osaka University of Foreign Studies), MA (Massey), PhD (Canterbury)
Position: Lecturer, School of Languages and Social Sciences, AUT
Discipline(s): Japanese
Region(s) of Asia in which you specialise: Japan
Research areas: Language, Linguistics
Email address: junji.kawai@aut.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.aut.ac.nz/profiles/language-social-sciences/lecturer/junji-kawai

Elena Kolesova, see under Cultural Studies

Adam Lam, see under Film

Wayne Lawrence, see under Linguistics

Young-Hee Lee
Qualifications:
MA, PhD (Hawaii)
Position: Honorary Research Fellow, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: modern Korean women's literature, gender studies, women's literature of the Joseon and early modern periods including courtesan poetry, the Korean 'comfort women' issue
Teaching areas: beginners, intermediate and advanced Korean; traditional and modern Korean literature
Email address: yh.lee@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=ylee040

Stephen McDowall
Qualifications: BA (Hons), MA, PhD (Victoria)
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Languages & Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Chinese literature of the late-imperial and early Republican periods; comparative literature; travel writing; landscape in representation; late-Ming material culture & society.
Email address: stephen.mcdowall@vuw.ac.nz
Web site:

Mieko MacInne
Qualifications:
BA, MA
Position: Senior Lecturer in Japanese, Auckland University of Technology
Research areas: Minimising second language students' language anxiety
Teaching areas: Japanese language for beginners and post-beginners
Email address: mieko.macinnes@aut.ac.nz
Web site:

Ungku Maimunah
Qualifications:
BA Hons (University of Malaya); MA (Leeds), PhD (ANU)
Position: Professor and Chair of Malay Studies, Victoria University of Wellington; Professor and Principal Research Fellow, Institute of Malay World and Civilisation, National University of Malaysia, Bangi
Research areas: Malay literature; comparative literature; literary theory and criticism; gender studies; indigenous knowledge and methodologies; postcolonial discourse
Teaching areas: the Malay world and civilisation; gender and society in Southeast Asia
Email address: ungkumaimunah@yahoo.com / ungku.maimunah@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/saelc/staff/ungku-maimunah.aspx

Lawrence Marceau, see under Cultural Studies

Lin Min, see under Philosophy

Harumi Minagawa, see under Linguistics

Ellen Nakamura, see under History

Dallas Nesbitt
Position: Senior Lecturer in Japanese, School of Languages, Auckland University of Technology
Research areas: Kanji learning; effective use of the language lab
Teaching areas: Japanese language
Email address: dallas.nesbitt@aut.ac.nz
Web site:

Kaya Oriyama
Qualifications: BA (Nanzan), MA, PhD (Sydney)
Position: Lecturer, Japanese Programme, School of Asian and Euroepan Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Language acquisition; sociolinguistics; bilingualism and language maintenance
Teaching areas: Japanese language; Japanese language and culture
Email address: kaya.oriyama@vuw.ac.nz
Web site:

Yvonne Pakenham
Qualifications:
Diploma, BA (Sophia University, Tokyo)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader, Auckland University of Technology
Research areas: cross cultural conversations on friendship; collaboration, collegiality and comradeship in diversity
Teaching areas: Japanese language, international language
Email address: yvonne.pakenham@aut.ac.nz
Web page: http://www.aut.ac.nz/profiles/language-social-sciences/senior-lecturer/yvonne-pakenham

Edwina Palmer
Qualifications:
BA Hons, PhD (London)
Position: Associate Professor, Japanese Programme, School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Fudoki, Japan's prehistory and ancient history, literature and myjtology
Teaching areas: Japanese language, culture, mythology, prehistory.
Email address: edwina.palmer@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/slc/staff/edwina-palmer.aspx

Rachel Payne, see under History

Peter Petrucci
Qualifications:
PhD (University of Southern California)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Language Studies
Discipline(s): Linguistics and Second Language Teaching
Region(s) of Asia: Okinawa and Okinawan diaspora
Research areas: Language and Identity in the Okinawan diaspora; Language planning in the Okinawan diaspora
Email address: p.r.petrucci@massey.ac.nz
Web site:

Rumi Sakamoto, see under History

Robert Sanders
Qualifications: MA (Hawai'i), PhD (Berkeley)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Discipline(s): Chinese Linguistics
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Beijing-Taiwan Mandarin, Language Contact & Change, Chinese Dialectology
Email address: r.sanders@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Penny Shino, see under History

Ellen Soulliere
Qualifications: B.A. Wellesley, M.A. Princeton, PhD. Princeton
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Language studies, Massey University
Discipline(s): Language, Linguistics, History
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Language and culture, Imperial women of the Ming dynasty
Email address: e.f.soulliere@massey.ac.nz
Web site: www.massey.ac.nz

Gillian Skyrme
Qualifications: PhD (Massey)
Position: Lecturer, School of Language Studies, Massey University, Palmerston North
Discipline(s): Linguistics and Second Language Teaching
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Chinese international students in undergraduate university study in New Zealand; Resettlement for refugees and migrants
Email address: g.r.skyrme@massey.ac.nz
Web site: http://language.massey.ac.nz/staff/gs.shtml

Roy Starrs
Qualifications: BA, MA, PhD (UBC)
Position: Associate Professor in Japanese and Asian Studies, School of Asian Studies, University of Otago
Research areas: Japanese literature and intellectual history
Teaching areas: Japanese literature and culture; Asian Studies
Email address: roy.starrs@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site:

Changzoo Song, see under Diaspora Studies

Tomoko Shimoda, see under Gender Studies

Ellen Soulliere, see under History

Mei Sun, see under Performing Arts

Taka Sunahara
Position: Japanese Section, International Languages, School of Languages, Auckland Institute of Technology
Research areas: intercultural communication
Teaching areas: Japanese language and literature
Email address: takako.sunahara@aut.ac.nz
Web site:

Yukako Sunaoshi
Qualifications:
BA (International Christian University, Tokyo), MA, PhD (University of Texas, Austin)
Position: Lecturer, Japanese, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: relationship between regionality, language use, and gender; communicative strategies employed by Japanese and American workers in the workplace; role of gesture in intercultural workplace communication; language use by women in authoritative positions
Teaching areas: beginners and intermediate Japanese language
Email address: y.sunaoshi@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/staff/index.cfm?P=2420

Paola Voci, see under Film

Xiaoning Wang
Qualifications:
BA (Shanghai) MA, PhD (Waikato)
Position: Lecturer, East Asian Studies, University of Waikato
Research areas: Chinese language teaching and and modern Chinese literature.
Teaching areas: Chinese language and literature
Email address: xnw@waikato.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.waikato.ac.nz/wfass/staff/huma/xnw

Xiaoming Wu, see under Philosophy

Hong Xiao
Qualifications: TESL Certificate (Toronto), MEd, PhD (Manitoba)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Canterbury
Research areas: Sociolinguistics (China)
Teaching areas: Chinese language, linguistics
Email address: hong.xiao@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

Nora Yao
Qualifications:
BA Shanghai, CLTA, MA
Position: Senior Tutor in Chinese, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Contrastive analysis between Chinese and English, its implications in teaching/learning Chinese as a second language; teaching methodology in Chinese language classrooms
Teaching areas: Chinese language acquisition; Business Chinese; Chinese language teaching methodology
Email address: n.yao@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Inshil Yoon
Qualifications:
MA (Seoul National), PhD
Position: Senior Lecturer in Korean, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Korean language teaching and learning; material development; Korean classics on choosing settlement
Teaching areas: Korean as a foreign language; Korean language education
Email address: ic.yoon@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Xiaohuan Zhao, see under Linguistics

Bioarcheology

 

Siân Halcrow
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Otago, PhD Otago
Position: Lecturer, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago
Research areas: Bioarchaeology, health and disease in prehistoric Southeast Asia, childhood in the past
Teaching areas: Bioarchaeology and Functional Anatomy
Email address: sian.halcrow@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://anatomy.otago.ac.nz/

 

Bioethics

 

Jing-bao Nie
Qualifications: BMed, MMed, MA, PhD
Position: Associate Professor, Centre for Bioethics, University of Otago.
Research areas: cross-cultural and international bioethics; medical ethics in China; history of medicine in China
Teaching areas: Bioethics
Email address: jing-bao.nie@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site:

 

Business & Management Studies

 

Tim Beal
Qualifications:
MA Hons, PhD (Edinburgh)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Marketing and International Business
Research areas: Asian political economy, business and international relations Teaching areas: international marketing; Asian political economy
Email address: tim.beal@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/~caplabtb/beal.html

Malcolm Cone
Qualifications:
BA, DipArts, CertAddicStudies, MNZAC, PhD (Otago)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, University of Otago
Research areas: international management and comparative approaches to management and business in the Asia Pacific; business ethics in Islamic business practice, knowledge distribution networks in Chinese organisations
Teaching areas: management in Asia; Chinese business management
Email address: mcone@business.otago.ac.nz
Web site:

André M. Everett
Qualifications:
BA, MBA, PhD (Nebraska)
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Management, University of Otago
Discipline(s): International and Strategic Management
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Intercultural knowledge management, cultural influences on international business, international transferability of management approaches
Email address: aeverett@business.otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.business.otago.ac.nz/mgmt/staff/aeverett.html

Tony Shome
Qualifications:
BA, MA Hons (Auck), CLTA (AUT), PhD (VUW)
Position:
Research areas: China - business, economy; Southeast Asia, with particular emphasis on Malaysia and Singapore - business, economy, politics, culture, religion
Teaching areas: international business, trade, leadership; religions of Asia and Asian culture
Email address: tonyz@hotmail.com
Web site:

 

Cultural & Popular Culture Studies

 

Matt Allen, see under History

Tim Behrend, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Vijay Devadas
Qualifications:
BA (Hons), PhD (Murdoch)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Media, Film and Communication, University of Otago
Research areas: Postcolonial theory, diaspora studies, critical theory and cultural studies, and film and media studies
Email address: vijay.devadas@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/communicationstudies/staff/devadas.html

Stephen Epstein, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Elena Kolesova
Qualifications: BA, MA,, CLTA, PhD (Auck)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland
Research areas: Contemporary Japanese society; history of Japanese education; East asian popular culture and its impact on the West; development of Russian popular culture
Teaching areas: East Asian studies; Japanese studies; Japanese language
Email address: ekolesova@unitec.ac.nz
Web site:

Aditya Malik, see under Religious Studies

Lawrence E. Marceau
Qualifications:
BA (Colgate), MA (Kyoto), PhD (Harvard)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: early modern (Edo/Tokugawa period) literature; text & image in woodblock-printed books; bunjin bohemianism and reclusion/social resistance; intellectual and cultural contacts between Tokugawa Japan and Qing China/Yi Dynasty Korea; gender and literature; history of printing and publishing; relationships between literature and intellectual currents
Email address: l.marceau@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Edwina Palmer, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Hong Key Yoon
Qualifications:
BA (Seoul), MS (BYU), PhD (UC Berkeley)
Position: Associate Professor, School of Geography and Environment, University of Auckland
Research areas: Korean and Chinese geomancy
Teaching areas: Culture and environment in East Asia
Email address: hk.yoon@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

 

Development Studies

 

Helder Da Costa
Qualifications:
PhD (Adelaide), MAgEcon (Massey)
Position: Programme Manager (Asia) Volunteers Service Abroad (VSA) New Zealand
Research areas: Development economics, agricultural trade policy, roles of civil society in post conflict situations, higher education in Timor-Leste
Email address: helcosta@yahoo.com, hdacosta@vsa.org.nz
Web site:

Ken Jackson
Qualifications:
BA Hons, PhD (Kent)
Position: Associate Professor, Development Studies, University of Auckland and Director, Centre for Development Studies
Research areas: micro-finance, migration and remittances, economic policy, growth and development in forestry and timber, and general small business development in Asia and the Pacific, particularly Malaysia, Bangladesh and India
Teaching areas: issues in development theory and practice; economic development
Email address: k.jackson@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=kjac015

Andrew McGregor
Qualifications:
BSc (Hons), PhD (Syd)
Position: Lecturer in Geography, University of Otago
Research areas: Southeast Asian development - particularly Myanmar, East Timor and Laos, foreign aid and human rights, post-development theory, tourism as development, political ecology
Teaching areas: contemporary Southeast Asian geography; transformations in developing countries; human geography; field research studies
Email address: arm@geography.otago.ac.nz
Website: http://massacre.otago.ac.nz/static/Geography/People/AndrewMcGregor.html

John McKinnon
Qualifications:
BA Hons, PhD (Well)
Position: Fellow, Asian Studies Institute; Honorary Research Associate, School of Earth Sciences; member, Institute of Geography, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Southeast Asia: action research; participatory rural development; livelihood enhancement; sustainable livelihoods; indigenous highland people of the Central Mastiff, mainland Southeast Asia
Country experience: Thailand; DRP Lao; Cambodia; southwest China (Yunnan, Guizhou); India (Gujurat)
Email address: john.mckinnon@vuw.ac.nz
Web site:

Philip Morrison, see under Geography

Vijay Naidu
Qualifications:
BA, MA (Distinct)(USP), Dphil (Sussex)
Position: Professor and Director Development Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Millennium development goals; poverty reduction and social security; migration and diaspora; ethnicity and conflict resolution/management; globalisation and small island states.
Countries: Maldives; Timor-Leste; Vietnam; Laos PDR; Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand.
Teaching areas: Development theory and practice; Poverty and Development; State and Public Policy making.
Email address: Vijay.Naidu@vuw.ac.nz
Web site:

Barbara Nowak
Qualifications:
BA (Bard College), MA, PhD (SUNY, Buffalo)
Position: Institute of Development Studies, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University
Research areas: Malaysia, Indonesia and China: indigenous people; development; gender; plantation economies; rural sustainable livelihoods and natural hazards preparedness and reconstruction
Teaching areas: Development; indigenous people and ethnicity; gender; human rights
Email address: b.s.nowak@massey.ac.nz
Web site:

 

Diaspora and Immigration Studies

 

Robyn Andrews, see under Anthropology

Alice Cleland, see under Sociology/Social Policy

Ruth DeSouza, see under Sociology/Social Policy

Manying Ip
Qualifications: BA (HKU), MA (UoA), PhD (UoA)
Position: Professor, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Discipline(s): Social history; humanities
Region(s) of Asia: China, New Zealand
Research areas: Chinese New Zealanders: historical and contemporary;
migration in transnational context; Maori-Chinese interactions
Teaching areas: New Zealand and Asia; Rethinking China; Asian New
Zealanders; Research methodology
Email address: my.ip@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=bip001

Jacqui Leckie, see under Anthropology

Brian Moloughney, see under History

Vijay Naidu, see under Development Studies

Paul Spoonley, see under Sociology/Social Policy

Changzoo Song
Qualifications:
BA (Kookmin U), MA (Hangkuk U of Foreign Studies), PhD (Hawaii)
Position: Lecturer in Korean, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: nationalism, globalisation, diaspora issues with Korea and East Asia focus
Teaching areas: Korean Studies (politics and culture); Asian diasporas
Email address: ch.song@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

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Economics

 

Rashmi Umesh Arora
Qualifications: M.A. (Lucknow University, India), M.Phil (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India), PhD (University of Auckland)
Position: University of Auckland
Discipline(s): Economics, Development Studies
Region(s) of Asia:India, South Asia
Research areas: Economic Development, Economic Reforms, Development Finance, Agriculture, Poverty
Email address: rashmi_umesh@hotmail.com
Web site:

Reiko Aoki
Qualifications:
BS (Tokyo), MA (Tsukuba), MS, PhD (Stanford)
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Director, Japan Studies Centre of the NZ Asia Institute, University of Auckland
Research areas: intellectual property; innovation; comparison of US, EU and Japanese intellectual property systems; patent pools switching; cost (number portability) in networks and e-commerce
Teaching area: microeconomics; industrial organisation; economics of the internet
Email address: r.aoki@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://yoda.eco.auckland.ac.nz/~raoki/personal/

Sayeeda Bano
Qualifications:
BA Hons, MA (Patna), MPhil (Jawaharal Nehru University, New Delhi), MA (University of Alberta, Edmonton), PhD (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Economics, School of Management, University of Waikato
Research areas: international trade; international finance; international economy; comparative economic performance and economies of Asia and the Pacific
Teaching areas: international trade and finance, economies of Asia and the Pacific, and comparative economic performance
Email address: sbano@waikato.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.mngt.waikato.ac.nz/staff%20List/staffhome.asp?user=SBANO

Helder Da Costa, see under Development Studies

 

Education

 

David Keen
Qualifications:
BA (Massey), MA, Dip Ed (Oxford), MPhil (Waikato), PhD (Otago)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Social Studies Department, Dunedin College of Education
Current research activity: Pacific Bridges - outcomes of study experiences in New Zealand and Japan for New Zealand and Japanese exchange students
Teaching areas: SU181 Japanese Language and Culture; SU284 Cultural Enrichment
Email address: david.keen@dce.ac.nz
Web site:

Reiko Kondo, see under Linguistics

Environment

 

Catherine Knight
Qualifications: B.A. (Tezukayama Gakuin University), MA (Canterbury), PhD (Canterbury)
Position: Policy Adviser, Ministry for the Environment
Discipline(s): Japanese Studies
Region(s) of Asia: Japan
Research areas: environmental history, human perceptions of the natural environment, wildlife management, human-animal relations
Email address: cath.knight@xtra.co.nz
Web site: http://envirohistorynz.wordpress.com/

 

Film and Media Studies

 

Paul Clark, see under History

Vanessa Frangville
Qualifications:BA, MA, PhD (Lyon Jean Moulin, France)
Position: Lecturer, School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Ethnicity, Cultural Representation, Nation-building, Citizenship, Film
Teaching areas: Chinese language, Chinese cinema, Chinese modern culture
Email address: Vanessa.frangville@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/slc/about/staff/vanessa-frangville

Adam Lam
Qualifications: BA (Monash), MA (HK), PhD (Auckland)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Canterbury
Discipline(s): Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Chinese Studies
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Film Studies (Chinese, NZ, Global Cinema), Cultural Studies (Postcolonial Studies, Films and Television, Internet, Technology and Globalisation), Chinese Studies (Contemporary Culture, Literature, and Overseas Chinese Writings)
Email address: adam.lam@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.lacl.canterbury.ac.nz/people/lam.shtml

Sean Redmond
Qualifications: BA (Hons) (Lancaster), PGCE (Leicester), MA (Warwick), PhD (Lancaster)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
Discipline(s): Film, Cultural Studies, Phenomenology
Region(s) of Asia: Hong Kong, Japan, popular Indian cinema
Research areas: film authorship (Wong Kar-wai, Takeshi Kitano); film genre (the youth film, kung-fu, wuxia, horror, mecha anime, yakuza film); globalisation and identity
Email address: sean.redmond@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/seftms/film/staff/sean-redmond.aspx

Paola Voci
Qualifications: BA (Venice); Diploma in Film Theory and Practice (Beijing Film Academy), MA, PhD (Indiana)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Chinese Programme, Department of Languages and Cultures, University of Otago
Research areas: East Asian studies (particularly Chinese language and culture); film and media studies, and visual culture in contemporary China and in the Chinese disaspora
Teaching areas: Chinese cinema; Chinese language; contemporary Chinese culture; media studies
Email address: paola.voci@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/chinese/staff/paola.html

Xuelin Zhou
Qualifications:
BA, PhD (Auck)
Position: Lecturer in the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Asian popular culture, including Chinese film and Hong Kong cinema
Teaching areas: film, television and media studies
Email address: x.zhou@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

 

Gender Studies

 

Hilary Chung, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Sharyn Graham Davies
Qualifications:
PhD (UWA, Perth)
Position: Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Auckland University of Technology
Research areas: Indonesia, gender, sexuality, politics, media, ethics
Teaching areas: anthropology, research methods. media ethics
Email address: sharyn.graham@aut.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.aut.ac.nz/profiles/social-sciences/associate-professor/sharyn-graham-davies

Rosemary Haddon, see Asian Languages and Literature

Haixin Jiang
Qualifications: BA (Sichuan Normal University), MA (Nanjing University), PhD (Canterbury, NZ)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese Programme, Department of Languages and Cultures, University of Otago
Research areas: Contemporary Chinese women's literature; Chinese women's studies; regional focus - Sichuan province
Teaching areas: Chinese language, literature and culture

Jacqui Leckie, see under Anthropology

Young-Hee Lee, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Ungku Maimunah, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Tomoko Shimoda
Qualifications:
BA (Jissen), MA (Sydney), PhD
Position: Lecturer in Japanese Programme, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Women and media in Japan
Teaching areas: Japanese language; media and gender issues in contemporary Japan
Email address: t.shimoda@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Ellen Soulliere, see under History

Yukako Sunaoshi, see under Asian Languages and Literature

 

Geography

 

Ken Jackson, see under Development Studies

Doug Johnston
Qualifications:
M.A., Ph.D (Cant.)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Geography, University of Canterbury
Research areas: rural transport in Southeast Asia
Teaching areas: difference, change and development in Southeast Asia
Email address: doug.johnston@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

Andrew McGregor, see under Development Studies

John McKinnon, see under Development Studies

Philip Morrison
Qualifications:
BA Hons, MA (Well), PhD (Toronto)
Position: Professor, Institute of Geography, School of Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: labour market geography; urban growth and development; housing markets and housing policy; urban historical geography; development issues in Sarawak, Malaysia
Teaching areas: economic geography
Email address: philip.morrison@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/geo/staff/morrison.html

Edwina Palmer, see under Asian Languages and Literature

 

History

 

Matthew Allen
Qualifications:
BA PhD (Sydney)
Position: Professor, History, School of History and Politcis, University of
Research areas: identity in Japan and Okinawa; minorities in Japan; popular culture; ethnopsychiatry of Japan, East Asia and Okinawan culture
Teaching area: modern Japanese history; pop culture in East asia; identity in Japan and East asia
Email address: mallen@uow.edu.au
Web site: http://www.uow.edu.au/arts/histpol/staff/UOW066478.html

Limin Bai
Qualifications:
BA (Anhui Univ), MA (East China Normal), PhD (LaTrobe)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese, School of Languages and Cultures
Research areas: intellectual history of the Qing dynasty; history of traditional Chinese education; history of Chinese mathematics; cross-cultural attitudes to childhood
Teaching areas: modern Chinese language and literature; classical Chinese language and literature
Email address: limin.bai@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/saelc/staff/limin-bai.aspx

Tony Ballantyne
Qualifications: BA Hons (Otao), PhD (Cambridge)
Position: Professor in History, University of Otago
Research areas: intellectual and cultural networks that reshaped South Asia in the long nineteenth century; the construction of colonial knowledge within South Asia; "webs of empire"
Teaching areas: world history; empires and globalisation; modern India
Email address: tony.ballantyne@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/historyarthistory/staff/tony_b.html

Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
Qualifications:
MA, PhD (Calcutta)
Position: Professor of Asian History, History Programme, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: history of modern South Asia, with a special focus on caste and nationalism in India
Teaching areas: history of modern South and Southeast Asia
Email address: sekhar.bandyopadhyay@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/history

James Beattie
Qualifications: BA Hons (Otago); PhD (Otago)
Position: Lecturer, Department of History, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240, Waikato, New Zealand
Discipline(s):History
Region(s) of Asia: China; nineteenth century India
Research areas: environmental history; medical history; history of science; garden history
Email address: jbeattie@waikato.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.waikato.ac.nz/wfass/subjects/history/people/james/

Jane Buckingham
Qualifications: BA (double Hons) Sydney; PhD (Sydney)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of History, University of Canterbury, Christchurch
Discipline(s): History
Region(s) of Asia: South Asia specially South India
Research areas: Medicine and law; Early colonial Madras; Disability; Leprosy in the South Pacific ( Marsden project)
Email address: jane.buckingham@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site: via school of history

Paul Clark
Qualifications: BA MA (Auckland), AM PhD (Harvard)
 Position: Professor of Chinese, The University of Auckland
Discipline(s): China Studies, History
Region(s) of Asia: contemporary China
Research areas: Chinese popular culture (including films), youth cultures in China since the 1960s
Email address: paul.clark@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=pcla030

Elise Foxworth
Qualifications: BA The College of Wooster (USA) MA Monash University (Australia) Ph.D. (to receive in 2009) The University of Melbourne
Position: Lecturer, School of Arts, Monash University
Discipline(s): Japanese studies 
Region(s) of Asia: Japan 
Research areas: post war Japan / Minorities in Japan / postcolonial studies/ cultural studies / Japanese literature – specifically minority literature 
Email address: elise.foxworth@arts.monash.edu.au
Web site:

W. R. (Rick) Garside
Qualifications: BA Hons, PhD (Leeds), FRHS
Position: Professor of Economic History, Dean of School of Liberal Arts,
University of Otago
Research areas: economic history, with a focus on the role of government; micro- and macroeconomic policy as it impacts upon labour, industry and national competitiveness; government, markets and industry in Britain and Japan since 1945; the rise and fall of the developmental state
Teaching areas: economy and society in Japan since 1945; 20th century European history
Email address: rick.garside@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.business.otago.ac.nz/econ/staff/garside.html

Susan Heydon
Qualifications: BA (Hons) (London); MA (Otago); PhD (Otago)
Position: Lecturer, University of Otago
Discipline(s): History
Region(s) of Asia: Nepal/Himalaya
Research areas: “modern” medicine and international aid; rural health services; high-altitude medicine
Email address: susan.heydon@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web page:

Yushi Ito
Qualifications:
BSc (Tohoku), MA (Hiroshima), PhD (Melb)
Position: Senior Lecturer and Programme Director, School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Japanese intellectual history; Japanese language teaching
Teaching areas: Japanese intellectual history; Japanese language teaching
Email address: yushi.ito@vuw.ac.nz;
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/saelc/staff/yushi-ito.aspx

Pauline Keating
Qualifications: BA Hons (Monash); PhD (ANU, Canberra)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of History, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Victoria University Wellington
Discipline(s): History
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Republican-era rural China (Rural Reconstruction and rural cooperatives; Rural democracy; Chinese Communist Party base areas); Post-Mao China (Village self-government programme; NGOs)
Email address: pauline.keating@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/history/staff/pauline.aspx

Fumio Kakubayashi
Position: former lecturer in Japanese, Massey University
Research areas: ancient Japanese history from the Jono period to the early Heian period; the early relations, particularly mythologocal relations, between Japan and Polynesia
Email address: F.Kakubayashi@massey.ac.nz

Nicholas Khoo see under Political Science

Malcolm Mckinnon
Qualifications: BA (Hons), VUW; M Phil (Oxford); PhD (VUW)
Position: Adjunct research associate, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, VUW
Discipline(s): History
Region(s) of Asia:
Research areas: globalization and modernity in Asia
Email address: mckinnonmalcolm@gmail.com
Web site: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/history/staff/malcolm.aspx

Hew McLeod
Hew McLeod
(in memoriam)
Hew passed away 20 July 2009. A world class researcher in Sikh history, Professor McLeod retired in 1997, but was still producing research in the weeks before his passing.
Qualifications:
MA (UNZ), PhD (London, DLit (London), FRSNZ
Position:
Emeritus Professor of History, University of Otago
Research areas:
Sikh history and religion; Punjab and the diaspora

Brian Moloughney
Qualifications: BA, MA (Canterbury, Christchurch), PhD (ANU)
Position: Professor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Division of Humanities, University of Otago
Discipline(s): History, Literature
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Chinese history, Chinese Literature, the Chinese diaspora
Email address: brian.moloughney@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/humanities/

Ellen Nakamura
Qualifications:
BA Hons (ANU), MEd (Tokyo Gakugei Uni), PhD (ANU)
Position: SeniorLecturer in Japanese, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Japanese social history; Japanese medicine
Teaching areas: Japanese language and culture
Email address : e.nakamura@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Rachel Payne
Qualifications:
BA, MA, PhD (Oxon)
Position: Japanese Programme, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Canterbury
Research areas: Japanese theatre history, with an emphasis on Meiji Kabuki; its patronage systems and the socio-political background to its reform movements; Meiji Noh; the history of Japanese and Western Noh mask collections
Teaching areas: Japanese language
Email address: rachel.payne@canterbury.ac.nz
Web page: http://www.lacl.canterbury.ac.nz/people/payne.shtml

Richard Phillips
Qualifications:
MA, PhD (Cambridge)
Position: Honorary Research Fellow, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: twentieth century Chinese history, with particular reference to China-Japan relations, 1919 - 1945
Teaching areas: modern and late imperial Chinese history; Chinese civilisation; classical Chinese; general topics in Asian Studies
Email address: rt.phillips@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=rphi004

Rumi Sakamoto
Qualifications:
BA (Tsuda), MA, PhD (Essex)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Japanese, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Modern intellectual history of Japan; nationalism and national identity in Japan
Teaching areas: Modern Japanese history and society
Email address: r.sakamoto@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=rsak002

Penny Shino
Qualifications:
MA, PhD (Auck)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Japanese; Programme Co-ordinator for East Asian Studies
Research areas: Shotetsu; Waka poetry of 15th-century Japan; aristocratisation of the warrior class in 14th- and 15th-century Japan; the formative period of the tea cult in Muromachi Japan.
Teaching areas: Japanese language and literature
Email address: p.a.shino@massey.ac.nz
Web site: language.massey.ac.nz/staff/ps.shtml

Ellen Soulliere
Qualifications:
BA (Wellesley), MA, PhD (Princeton), DipTESOL (Well)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Linguistics and Second Language Teaching Programme, Massey University
Research areas: Chinese social history; gender issues; the imperial court in the Ming dynasty
Teaching areas: Chinese language; Chinese literature and society
Email address: e.f.soulliere@massey.ac.nz
Web site: language.massey.ac.nz/staff/es.shtml

Nicholas Tarling
Qualifications:
Litt D (Camb)
Position: Emeritus Professor of History; Fellow, New Zealand Asia Institute, University of Auckland
Research areas: Southeast Asia, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam; West New Guinea/Irian/Papua in 1962; regionalism in Southeast Asia; nationalism in Southeast Asia
Email address: n.tarling@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Geoff Watson
Qualifications: MA (Cantuar); PhD (Griffith)
Position: Senior Lecturer, History Programme, School of History, Philosophy and Classics, Massey University, Palmerston North
Discipline(s): History
Region(s) of Asia: Central Asia, South Asia
Research areas: Indian Sports Clubs in New Zealand; Western Images of Central Asia
Email address: g.watson@massey.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-history-philosophy-classics/staff/geoff-watson.cfm

Rowena Ward
Qualifications: BA (Newcastle); MA (Asian Studies, PhD (UNSW)
Position: Honorary Research Fellow, Institute for International Studies, UTS
Discipline(s): Politics/ History
Region(s) of Asia: Japan
Research areas: the construction of the contemporary Japanese nation; repatriation and internment
Email address: Rowena.ward@uts.edu.au
Web site:

Vanessa Ward
Qualifications: BAS (Hons), PhD (ANU)
Position: Lecturer, Department of History and Art History, University of Otago
Research areas: Japanese modern/contemporary history; intellectual history; publishing and book history
Teaching areas: Asian studies; Asian history; Japanese history
Email address: vanessa.ward@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/historyarthistory/staff/vanessa_w.html

 

International Relations

 

David Capie
Qualifications:
BA Hons, LLB (VUW), MA (ANU), PhD (York, Canada)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of History, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: conflict and security issues in Asia; ASEAN; regionalism and institutions
Teaching areas: Asia-Pacific security; New Zealand's international relations; civil wars; identity and world politics
Email address: david.capie@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/pols/Staff/dcapie.aspx

Peter Cozens
Qualifications:
BA, MA (Well)
Position: Executive Director of the Centre for Strategic Studies: New Zealand, and of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific-New Zealand
Research areas: maritime security and oceans policy in the Asia-Pacific; Chinese and Indian maritime strategy
Email address: peter.cozens@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/css

Xiaoming Huang, see under Politics

Malcolm McKinnon, see under History

Ralph Pettman
Qualifications:
BA Hons (Adelaide), PhD (LSE)
Position: Professor of International Relations, School of History, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Japanese development; Asian globalisation; "East meets West" issues; international relations theory; international polictical economy
Teaching areas: as above
Email address: ralph.pettman@vuw.ac.nz
Web site:

Mark Rolls
Qualifications: PhD (Hull)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Waikato
Research areas: NZ-Asia relations; Indonesian defence policy; ASEAN and regional security in SE Asia
Teaching areas: International Security; Security Issues in Southeast Asia; International Politics of India and Pakistan
Email address: markgr@waikato.ac.nz
Web site: www.waikato.ac.nz/wfass/subjects/politics/

Yongjin Zhang
Qualifications:
BA (Anhui), MA (Amoy), MPhil DPhil (Oxf.)
Position: Associate Professor and Head of School, School of Asian Studies; Associate Professor, Political Studies, Auckland University
Research areas: international relations theory; globalisation of world politics; security studies; regionalism; Chinese foreign policy; political economy of China's global businesses; ancient Chinese international thought; China in contemporary international society
Teaching areas: International Relations theory and security studies
Email address: y.zhang@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/staff/index.cfm?P=2421

 

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Linguistics

 

Reiko Kondo
Qualifications: BA (Shinshuu), MA (Auckland)
Position: Senior Tutor, School of Asian Studies, the University of Auckland
Discipline(s): language
Region(s) of Asia: Japan
Research areas: Language, Pedagogy
Email address: r.kondo@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=rkon002

Wayne P. Lawrence
Qualifications: MA (Tokyo UFS), PhD (Tsukuba)
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Asian Studies, the University of Auckland
Discipline(s): linguistics
Region(s) of Asia:
Research areas: phonology, accentuation processes, Ryukyuan dialectology
Email address: wp.lawrence@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/staff/index.cfm?S=STAFF_wlaw016

Margaret Soo Kiak LEE
Qualifications: BCA (Wellington), MA (Auckland)
Position: Senior Tutor, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Discipline(s): Compure-assisted language learning; Chinese as foreign language.
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Reaching Chinese as a foreigh language; grammar translation method.
Teaching areas: Chinese language
Email address: ms.lee@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=slee116

Harumi Minagawa
Qualifications:
BA (Tsuda), MA PhD (ANU)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Japanese, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Japanese linguistics; teaching Japanese as a foreign language
Teaching areas: Japanese language; teaching Japanese as a foreign language; translation
Email address: h.minagawa@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.artsfaculty.auckland.ac.nz/staff/?UPI=hmoo016

Jae Jung Song
Qualifications:
BA(Hons), PhD (Monash University)
Position: Associate Professor, Linguistics Programme, Dept of English, University of Otago
Discipline(s): Linguistics
Region(s) of Asia: Korea, East Asia
Research areas: linguistic typology, syntax, language contact, bilingualism, language policy
Email address: jaejung.song@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: www.otago.ac.nz/linguistics

Fay Wouk
Qualifications:
MA (Mich.), PhD, CPhil (UCLA)
Position:Senior Lecturer, Linguistics, Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, University of Auckland
Research areas: Languages of Indonesia; interactional grammar; cross-cultural pragmatics; conversation analysis
Teaching areas: language, mind and society; acquisition of language; interactional sociolinguistics
Email address: f.wouk@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Hong Xiao, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Xiaohuan Zhao, B.A., M.A. (Central China Normal University), PhD (Edinburgh)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese, Department of Languages and Cultures, University of Otago
Research areas: Text Linguistics/Discourse Analysis, Semantics and Stylistics; traditional Chinese culture (mythology, folklore and religion) and intercultural communication; traditional Chinese literature, particularly classical Chinese fiction of the strange and supernatural
Teaching areas: Chinese language, literature and culture
Email address: xiaohuan.zhao@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site: www.otago.ac.nz/chinese/staff/xiaohuan.html

 

Medicine

 

Robin Gauld, MA (Well) PhD (HK)
Position: Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago
Research areas: Comparative health policy in Asia; Hong Kong heal care system
Email address: r.gauld@otago.ac.nz
Web site: www.otago.ac.nz/prevmed

Jing-bao Nie, see under Bioethics

 

Music

 

Jack Body
Qualifications: M.Mus (Auckland University)
Position: Associate professor, School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington
Discipline(s): Music
Region(s) of Asia: Indonesia, China
Research areas: Music of the Chinese minorities, Music of the kraton guards, Yogyakarta, Cross-cultural musical composition
Email address: jack.body@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.jack.body.com

Gregory Booth
Qualifications: BA (Hons) PhD (Adelaide)
Position: Lecture, Music Department, University of Otago
Discipline(s): Ethnomusicology, Popular Music Studies
Region(s) of Asia: Japan, Asia
Research areas: Processional music and musicians, Hindi film music, classical music of India, brass bands, oral cognition
Email address: g.booth@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Elaine Dobson
Qualifications:
M Mus (Ql'd), A Mus A
Position: Senior Lecturer, School of Music, College of Arts, University of Canterbury
Research areas: Bhutanese and Tibetan music, particularly that of the dranyen or Himalayan lute. Music of the Lepchas, the indigenous people of Sikkim (north India)
Teaching areas: Asian music, Himalayan music, composition, 20th - 21st century music
Email address: elaine.dobson@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.music.canterbury.ac.nz/people/dobson.shtml

Henry Johnson
Qualifications: BA(Hons) Music (Dartington), MMus (London), DPhil (Oxford)
Position: Professor, Music Department, University of Otago
Discipline(s): Ethnomusicology
Region(s) of Asia: Japan, Asia
Research areas: Music and performing arts of Japan and elsewhere in Asia, Asian diaspora.
Email address: henry.johnson@otago.ac.nz
Web site: www.otago.ac.nz/music

 

Performing Arts

 

Jack Body, see under Music

William Farrimond
Qualifications:
Cert. Ed. (Oxon), Magisterkonferens/PhD (Copenhagen)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies, University of Waikato
Research areas: Balinese Topeng Pajegan; mask performance; classical Asian theatre forms (codifications, training, influences on Western practices)
Teaching areas: Contemporary Performance Studies; theatre anthropology; theatre East and West (influences on Western practices)
Email address: williamf@waikato.ac.nz
Web site:

Rachel Payne, see under History

Megumi Inoue
Qualifications:
BA (Sophia, Tokyo), MA (Illinois), PhD (Washington)
Position: Lecturer, School of Asian Studies, University of Auckland
Research areas: Drama, literature, and culture of pre-modern and early-modern Japan, Literature, performing arts of modern and contemporary Japan
Teaching areas: Modern and classical Japanese language at all levels.
Email address: m.Inoue@auckland.ac.nz
Web site:

Mei Sun
Qualifications: BA (Nanjing), MA (Acad Arts China), PhD (Hawaii)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Chinese, School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: drama and theatre; cross-cultural studies (China and Singapore)
Teaching areas: Chinese language and literature; Chinese drama and fiction
Email address: mei.sun@vuw.ac.nz
Web site:

 

Philosophy

 

Lin Min
Qualifications:
BA Hons (Fudan), MPhil (Ljubljana), PhD (Leeds)
Position: Associate Professor, East Asian Studies, University of Waikato
Research areas: modern and contemporary Chinese intellectuals and society; the comparative study of Chinese and Western philosophy; modern and contemporary Chinese culture; modernisation inb Chinese-speaking Asia
Teaching areas: contemporary Chinese society; modernisation in Chinese-speaking asia; business communication in Chinese
Email address: linmin@waikato.ac.nz
Web site:

Jay Shaw
Qualifications:
MA (Calc), PhD (Rice)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, School of History, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: the relevance of Indian philosophy of language and epistemology to contemporary Western Philosophy; existence; causality in Indian Philosophy; knowledge; the concept of suffering; freedom and harmony
Teaching areas: theories of existence in Western philosophy; contemporary Western Philosophy, analytical Philosophy, Indian philosophy
Email address: Jay.Shaw@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/phil/staff/shaw.aspx

Xiaoming Wu
Qualifications: BA Fudan, MA Peking, DPhil Sussex
Position: Senior lecturer over the bar, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Canterbury
Discipline(s): Philosophy, literature
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Chinese and comparative philosophy
Email address: xiaoming.wu@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

 

Political science

 

Anne-Marie Brady
Qualifications:
BA (Auck), MA (Auckland) PhD (ANU)
Position: Associate Professor, School of Social and Political Science, University of Canterbury
Research areas: Chinese foreign and domestic politics
Email address: Anne-Marie.Brady@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site:

David Capie, see under International Relations

Xin Chen
Qualifications: BA (Peking), MA (Peking), PhD (Hawaii)
Position: Research Fellow & Programme Officer, NZ Asia Institute, University of Auckland
Discipline(s): Political Science
Region(s) of Asia: China
Research areas: Chinese politics, China in East Asia
Email address: x.chen@auckland.ac.nz
Web site: http://staff.business.auckland.ac.nz/5869.aspx

Margaret Clark
Qualifications: CMG BA (NZ), MA (Malaya), PhD (Columbia)
Position: Professor of Politics, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: New Zealand and Southeast Asian Politics
Teaching areas: government and politics; political sociology
Email address: margaret.clark@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/pols/Staff/mclark.aspx

Gerald Chan
Qualifications:
MA (Kent), PhD (Griff)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Political Science and International Relations Programme, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: China and international relations; Japan and international relations
Teaching areas:International relations in Asia; international organisations, conflict analysis
Email address: gerald.chan@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/pols/Staff/gchan.aspx

Will Harris
Qualifications:
MA (Cant), PhD (Durh)
Position: Professor, Political Studies, University of Otago
Research areas: the contemporary affairs and geopolitics of Southwest Asia, particularly the Levant, Turkey and Iraq; history of the Levant and Lebanon
Teaching areas: Middle East politics; Turkey and its neighbours; Syria and Lebanon since late Ottoman times
Email address: will.harris@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Web site:

Xiaoming Huang
Qualifications: LLB LLM (Peking), PhD (USC)
Position: Politics, Political science and International Relations Programme, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Politics and international relations in East Asia (Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore); political economy; modern development
Teaching areas: Asian politics; international relations; political economy
Email address: xiaoming.huang@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/hppi/about/staff/xiaoming-huang

Nicholas Khoo
Qualifications: BA (California) MA (Johns Hopkins) PhD (Columbia)
Position: Lecturer, Department of Politics, University of Otago
Research areas: Chinese foreign policy, Asian regionalism, international relations theory, Cold War, U.S. foreign policy in Asia
Teaching areas: Chinese foreign policy, international relations theory, international relations of Asia, world politics since 1945
Email address: nkk4@caa.columbia.edu
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/politicalstudies/khoo.html

Fengyuan Ji, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Stephen Levine
Qualifications: BA (hons), City University of New York (1965), MA, American University School of International Service (1967), PhD Florida State University (1970)
Position: Professor, Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington
Discipline(s): Political Science and International Relations
Region(s) of Asia: Southeast Asian politics and international relations, specialising in eight countries (Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam); Japan; Taiwan - and co-organiser of a teaching programme in Beijing, China
Research areas: elections and electoral systems, constitutions and constitutional change, political culture and political values, security issues, regional cooperation
Email address: Stephen.Levine@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.victoria.ac.nz/politics

Yongjin Zhang, see under International Relations

 

Religious Studies

 

Erica Baffelli
Qualifications:
Laurea (Venice), PhD (Venice)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Asian Religions, Dept. of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Otago
Research areas: New Japanese religious movements and media; pop cultures and religions; new religious movements and conversion stories; Japanese religions
Email address: erica.baffelli@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/religiousstudies/staff/baffelli.php

Tim Behrend, see under Asian Languages and Literature

Art Buehler
Qualifications:
MA, PhD (Harvard)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Islamicate cultures, Sufism, Transnational Islamic networks
Teaching areas: Civilisation and cultures of Islam; Islam in the contemporary world; Contemplative practices/transpersonal psychology
Email address: art.buehler@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.vuw.ac.nz/religion/staff/art_buehler/index.html

Rolf W. Giebel
Qualifications: BA (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), MA (University of Tokyo)
Position: Independent scholar
Discipline(s): Buddhist studies
Region(s) of Asia: India, Tibet, China, Japan
Research areas: Comparative study of Indo-Tibetan and Sino-Japanese Tantric/Esoteric Buddhism
Email address: rwgiebel@ihug.co.nz
Web site:

Hew McLeod, see under History

Aditya Malik
Qualifications:
BA (Hons) (Delhi), MA (Pune), PhD (Heidelberg), Habilitation (Heidelberg)
Position:Associate Professor, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Canterbury
Research areas: pilgrimage; orality and oral traditions; mutimedia and cultural studies; post-colonial and post-modern issues involved in the study of Hinduism; Hindu pilgrimage; "folk" or popular Hinduism; oral traditions in India; popular narrative from Rajasthan
Teaching areas: South Asian religion, Hinduism, Indian culture, history,
anthropology; theory and method in the study of religion
Email address: aditya.malik@canterbury.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.saps.canterbury.ac.nz/rels/people/amalik.html

Paul Morris
Qualifications:
PhD (Lancaster)
Position: Professor of Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: contemporary world religions; the relationship between religion and dying/death; religion and personal and cultural identity
Teaching areas: the world's religions; Judaism; death, dying and religion; theories and methods in the study of religion
Email address: paul.morris@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/religion/staff/paul_morris/index.html

Michael Radich
Qualifications:
B.Mus (Auck), MA (Auck), PhD (Harvard)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Religious Studies, School of Art, History, Classics and Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: Chinese Buddhism (esp. 4-6 centuries); Buddhist doctrine and philosophy; early-middle Mahāyāna Buddhism; history of Buddhist texts and ideas; Yogācāra Buddhism.
Teaching areas: Asian religions (India, China, Japan, Tibet, South-East Asia); Religious Studies; China
Email address: michael.radich@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/sacr/about/staff/michael-radich

John Roxborogh
Qualifications: BE (Auckland), BD (Otago), PhD (Aberdeen)
Position: Retired
Discipline(s): Church History, Southeast Asia
Region(s) of Asia: Malaysia, Southeast Asia
Research areas: Filipino Christianity, History of Christianity in Malaysia and SEA, Reformed / Presbyterian Christianities
Email address: john@roxborogh.com
Web site: http://roxborogh.com

Will Sweetman
Qualifications: BA (Lancaster), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)
Position: Senior Lecturer in Asian Religions, University of Otago
Discipline(s): Religion, History
Region(s) of Asia: India
Research areas: interactions between Asian religions and the West in the modern period; historical and theoretical questions in the study or religion; Indian religions
Email address: will.sweetman@otago.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.otago.ac.nz/religiousstudies/staff/sweetman.php

Jim Veitch
Qualifications:
ThD (ACT), PhD (Birmingham)
Position:Senior Lecturer, Security Studies, Centre for Defence and Security Studies, Massey University
Research areas: the role of the post-revolutionary government of Iran's role in the Middle East; Islam in Southeast Asia; the related areas of political violence and terrorism
Teaching areas: political Islam; Indonesia
Email address: j.veitch@massey.ac.nz
Web site: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/css/pages/staff/Jim%20Veitch/index.aspx

Rick Weiss
Qualifications:
PhD (Chicago)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Religious Studies Programme, Victoria University of Wellington
Research areas: South Asian religions; traditional Indian medicine; contemporary Hinduism
Teaching areas: Asian religions
Email address: rick.weiss@vuw.ac.nz
Web site: www.vuw.ac.nz/religion/staff/rick_weiss/index.html

 

Sociology/Social policy

 

Andrew Butcher
Qualifications: BA (VUW), BA (Hons.) (VUW), PhD (Massey)
Position: Director, Research and Policy, Asia New Zealand Foundation
Discipline(s): Sociology
Region(s) of Asia: South-east Asia; China
Research areas: international migration; Asian regional integration; international relations in Asia; international education; Asian students in New Zealand; Track II
Email address: abutcher@asianz.org.nz
Web site:

Alice Cleland
Qualifications:
BSocSc Hons, PhD (Waikato)
Position: Research Advisor, MMResearch
Research areas: Family functioning of Chinese migrant families; mental health/well-being of migrants; factors influencing the adaptation of migrants to New Zealand; characteristics of astronaut families
Email address: alice.cleland@mm-research.com
Web site: www.mm-research.com

Ruth DeSouza
Qualifications: MA, PhD (enrolled)
Position: Centre Co-ordinator/Senior Research Fellow Centre for Asian and Migrant Health Research National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research and Programme Leader Grad Cert/Dip Addictions, Community Health Development, Auckland University of Technology
Discipline(s):Health, mental health
Region(s) of Asia: South Asia, China
Research areas: mental health/well-being of migrants, access and utilisation of services, migrant and refugee women's health
Email address: ruth.desouza@aut.ac.nz
Web site: www.ruthdesouza.com, www.aen.org.nz

Paul Spoonley
Qualifications: BA (VUW) PGDip Arts; MA (Otago), MSc (Bristol) Dip Ed (Auckland) PhD (Massey)
Position: Regional Director (Auckland)/Research Director, Massey University
Discipline(s): Sociology
Region(s) of Asia:
Research areas: Migration policy and settlement, Ethnic identity, Diasporas
Email address: p.spoonley@massey.ac.nz
Web site:

Bill Willmott , see under Diaspora Studies

 

Visual Arts

 

Maria Galikowski
Qualifications:
BA Hons, PhD (Leeds)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Chairperson of East Asian Studies, University of Waikato
Research areas: modern and contemporary Chinese culture and society, with an emphasis on the visual arts
Teaching areas: Chinese language; Chinese history; modern and contemporary Chinese culture; modern Chinese literary texts
Email address: mariag@waikato.ac.nz
Web site:

King Tong Ho
Qualifications:
PhD (AUT); MA&D (First Class Hons, AUT)
Position: Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate Studies, School of Art & Design, AUT University
Research areas: Chinese aesthetics & philosophy, cross-cultural aesthetics (practice and theory); contemporary Chinese photography; photography theory & practice; digital art (aesthetics and technology); digital still imaging & ink jet printmaking
Teaching areas: Masters of Art & Design and postgraduate supervision; Chinese philosophy and aesthetics; Asian and Western cross-cultural theory and practice; photography; digital imaging aesthetics and technology; digital ink jet printmaking technologies
Email address: king.ho@aut.ac.nz
Web site: http://arden.aut.ac.nz/moodle/mod/data/view.php?d=15&rid=827

 

 

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