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Dr Ottilie Stolte

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BSocSc, MSocSc, PhD Waikato

School of Psychology

(ottilie@waikato.ac.nz)

About Ottilie

Dr Stolte works as an interdisciplinary social scientist who applies societal, community, and critical approaches to her research.

Expertise

Health; Poverty; Psychology; Social Science Research; Sociology

Homelessness; poverty, health inequalities; everyday life; place; community; social justice

Research Interests

Ottilie has broad interests in contemporary societal issues and inequalities. Particular research interests include poverty, homelessness, health and inequalities. In her research, Ottilie seeks to understand psychological issues within the broader social, cultural and political contexts of people's everyday lives. In 2006, Ottilie completed her PhD on the implementation frameworks for training policies targeting disadvantaged unemployed people. This research examined the policy process, from the macro-level concerns and political constraints, to the local context of community-based initiatives.

Recent Publications

  • Graham, R., Stolte, O., Hodgetts, D., & Chamberlain, K. (2019). A food secure New Zealand. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 8(2), 103-106. doi:10.1037/ipp0000106

  • Graham, R., Hodgetts, D., Stolte, O., & Chamberlain, K. (2018). Food insecurity in urban New Zealand. The case of the Kopa family. Journal of Poverty, -online, 1-19. doi:10.1080/10875549.2017.1419533

  • Graham, R., Hodgetts, D., Stolte, O., & Chamberlain, K. (2018). Sustaining spaces: Community meal provision and mental wellbeing. In L. McGrath, & P. Reavey (Eds.), The Handbook of Mental Health and Space: Community and Clinical Applications. London, UK: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315620312

  • Anstiss, D., Hodgetts, D., & Stolte, O. (2018). Men's re-placement: Social practices in a Men's Shed. Health & Place, 51, 217-223. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.04.009 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12256

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Stolte, Dr Ottilie 9231 ottilie JK.1.02 School of Psychology