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Prof. Linda Smith

Iwi: Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou


Qualifications: PhD Auckland, MA (Hons) Auckland, BA Auckland, DipT


[email protected]

Papers Taught

DEVS504 - State Policies on Indigenous Development
MAOR571 - Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples

Current Supervision

Te Kāhautu Maxwell - PhD student. Thesis title: Te Kura i Awarua: Ritual Practice and Death in the Ringatu Canon

Recent Publications

  • Simpson, M., Oetzel, J., Nock, S., Greensill, H., Meha, P., Reddy, R., . . . Hokowhitu, B. (2020). Māori becoming peer educators in later life: Impacts on identity, well-being, and social connectedness. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbaa078

  • Smith, L. (2020). Not our apocalyspe: Dr Linda Smith. In KIN Knowledge in Indigenous Networks: Accessing Deep Indigenous Knowing (Webinar series ). Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/

  • Oetzel, J. G., Cameron, M. P., Simpson, M. L., Reddy, R., Nock, S., Greensill, H., . . . Hokowhitu, B. (2020). Kaumātua Mana Motuhake: peer education intervention to help Māori elders during later-stage life transitions. BMC Geriatrics, 20(1), 1-13. doi:10.1186/s12877-020-01590-z

  • Pihama, L., Lee-Morgan, J., Smith, L. T., Tiakiwai, S. J., & Seed-Pihama, J. (2019). MAI Te Kupenga: Supporting Māori and Indigenous doctoral scholars within Higher Education. AlterNative, 15(1), 52-61. doi:10.1177/1177180119828065

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Smith, Prof Linda 4997 tuhiwai ITS.G.22 Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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