Dr Albert Kuruvila
Qualifications: PhD (University of Canterbury), Master of Social Work , Reg. Social Worker
Albert Kuruvila teaches social work theories, social work approaches, community development, evidence based decision-making and inter-cultural social work practice.
Albert's current research interests are diversity & intercultural practice, nonprofit organisations and community development, and social work education.
Social Science Research; Social Work
Social Work Education; Non-Profit Organisations; Community Development; Diversity; Inter-Cultural Practice
Diversity & Intercultural Practice; Non-profit Organisations & Community Development and Social Work Education
Kuruvila, A. (2015). Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs): Issues of Terminology and Definitions. Rajagiri Journal of Social Development, 7(1), 29-46.
Kuruvila, A. (2013). Self-health checkup for nonprofit organisations. Better Boards Quarterly, 11, 1-8.
Kuruvila, A. (2017). Management of non-profit social service organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand. (PhD Thesis, University of Canterbury). Retrieved from https://ir.canterbury.ac.nz/handle/10092/15462
Hunt, S. M., Tregurtha, M., Kuruvila, A., Lowe, S., & Smith, K. (2017). Transition to professional social work practice: The first three years. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 19(2), 139-154. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11665
Frielick, S., Keegan, T. T. A., Campbell, A., Kuruvila, A., & McIsaac, J. (2017). Professional recognition of tertiary teaching - a connected teacher panel. In LEARNFest 2017, Waikato University.
Hunt, S., Lowe, S., Smith, K., Kuruvila, A., & Webber-Dreadon, E. (2016). So you completed your BSW, what happened next? A Bachelor of Social Work graduate outcome and readiness for practice longitudinal study. In Bay of Plenty Branch of the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers: AGM & Symposium: Resistance & Resilience in Social Work Practice. Symposium held at Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
Albert enjoys supervising honours students enrolled in SOCWK 490.
Associations and Memberships
Reg. Social Worker
Member-Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers(ANZASW)
Life Member- Indian Council of Social Welfare (ICSW)
Contact DetailsEmail: [email protected]
Room: Tauranga Campus
Phone: +64 7 262 0562