Dr Adele N. Norris

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences


Research Interests

Black Feminism; Intersecting Social Inequalities, Mass Incarceration; Rural Poverty

Recent Publications

  • Norris, A. (2019). Discussing contemporary racial justice in academic spaces: Minimizing epistemic exploitation while neutralizing white fragility. In The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-13-0242-8_162-1

  • Lewis, C., Waimirirangi, H. -C., Norris, A., & Tauri, J. (2018). The rental market, social policing and wahine resilience. In 8th Biennial International Indigenous Research Conference (IIRC18). Conference held at Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Norris, A., & Nandedkar, G. (2018). Diversity policy: Disrupting or preserving settler colonialism and racism?. In The Australian Sociological Association Annual Conference (TASA): Precarity, Rights and Resistance. Conference held at Deakin University, Burwood, Melbourne. Retrieved from

  • Kwalea, E., Norris, A., & Nandedkar, G. (2018). Tuamalafaka‘anga-Living in imitation of life brought by the ships: Evaluation of local indigenous understanding of development in the Solomon Islands. In New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research: Oceans and Islands Conference. Conference held at Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from

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Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Norris, Dr Adele 9358 annorris K.2.05C Sociology and Social Policy