Massey University

Dr Matthew Roskruge

Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Tama
Senior Lecturer
Massey University

Matthew Roskruge (Te Atiawa, Ngāti Tama) is codirector of Te Au Rangahau and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics and Finance. He has an academic background in health and population economics, and researchers broadly as an applied economist and social scientist. His current research projects include:

  • Māori economics & mixed-methods
  • Social capital and wellbeing research
  • Effective health systems and service delivery; Health Economics
  • Population, labour and regional economics
Whai Rawa - Māori Economies
Economic Development
Massey University

Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua

Te Ātiawa
Senior Lecturer
Massey University

Natasha Tassell-Matamua is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology at Massey University, where she teaches in the area of cultural psychology. Her research platform encompasses two primary threads: Indigenous Psychology with a focus on mātauranga Māori as it relates to: ethics, spirituality, well-being, and the environment - and also Exceptional Human Experiences with a particualr focus on near-death experiences [NDEs].

Te Tai Ao - Natural Environment
Environment
Massey University

Dr Farah Palmer

Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Waiora, Waikato, Ngāti Mahuta
Senior Lecturer
Massey University

Farah research interests include gender issues in sport from a sociological or kaupapa Māori perspective, diversity issues in sport management and leadership and Māori leadership and governance in sport and business.

She is a senior lecturer at the School of Management, Massey University coordinating a number of courses including Fundamentals of Leadership and Teamwork. She is on the board of NZ Rugby and is an former world cup winning captain of the Black Ferns.

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