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Tahu KukutaiTahu Kukutai
Principal investigator, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
BA(Hons) MSocSc Waikato, MA PhD Stanford.
Dr Kukutai's research focuses on the nexus of ethnic identification, classification and inequality, with a special interest in how these processes relate to Māori and other indigenous peoples in the settler states of North America and Australasia.

Victor ThompsonVictor Thompson
Associate investigator, Rider University, United States.
Dr Thompson (Ph.D., Stanford University) received his Ph.D. in sociology in 2010 from Stanford University. While at Stanford, he was a fellow at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity from 2005-2007 and taught courses on race and ethnicity, political sociology, and urban sociology. He has written on race, crime and public opinion in addition to racial classification. His dissertation, “Learning from Multiracial Identity: Theorizing Racial Identities from Response Variability on Questions about Race,” examined response variability to questions about race using census data and large sample surveys. He is currently working on two projects. The first, entitled “Race, Crime, and Public Opinion”, explores the relationship between race, public opinion and beliefs about criminality in America. His second project is a longitudinal study of racial and ethnic enumeration practices on censuses and population registers around the world. He teaches classes on research methods, race and ethnicity, and race and crime.

Jenine CooperJenine Cooper
Project coordinator, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
Jenine Cooper completed her Masters thesis in anthropology in 2003, which involved working with the small Congolese communities in Auckland and Hamilton in order to understand their experiences as recent immigrants to New Zealand and put their 'voice' to those experiences. The research provided Ms Cooper with the opportunity to participate in community events within the Congolese community and the wider African community within Hamilton.

C. Matthew Snipp
International advisor, Sociology Department, Stanford University, United States.
Ann Morning
International advisor, Sociology Department, New York University, United States.

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Please contact the eCounts? project coordinator, Jenine Cooper on jenine@waikato.ac.nz

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