Dr Arama Rata
Qualifications: BSc(Hons), PhD Victoria
Iwi: Ngāti Maniapoto, Taranaki, NgāruahineEmail Arama Rata (email@example.com)
Dr Rata is of Ngāti Maniapoto, Taranaki, and Ngāruahine descent. She completed her PhD in Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington in 2012, which focused on Māori cultural engagement, identity, and psychological well-being in State secondary schools. Arama then lectured at Te Kawa a Māui (the School of Māori Studies), where she received a Research Establishment Grant to study Māori collective remembering of the New Zealand Wars. Dr Rata is currently involved with research relating to Māori health experiences, Māori in rural communities, as well as iwi consultancy.
Kukutai, T., & Rata, A. (2017). From mainstream to manaaki: Indigenising our approach to immigration. In D. Hall (Ed.), Fair Borders? Migration Policy in the Twenty-First Century (pp. 26-44). Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books.
Mercier, O. R., & Rata, A. (2017). Drawing the line with Google Earth: the place of digital mapping outside of geography. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 41(1), 75-93. doi:10.1080/03098265.2016.1260097
Rata, A. (2015). The Māori identity migration model. MAI Journal, 4(1), 1-12.
Liu, J. H., Aho, K. L. -T., & Rata, A. (2014). Constructing Identity Spaces for First Nations People: Towards an Indigenous Psychology of Self-determination and Cultural Healing. Psychology & Developing Societies, 26(2), 143-153. doi:10.1177/0971333614549136
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