University of Waikato
Associate Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan joined Te Kotahi research Institute as Deputy Director in July 2016. Jenny was the Head of School of Te Puna Wānanga, School of Māori Education at The University of Auckland.
Previously a Māori secondary school teacher, Jenny worked in the community, tertiary and business sectors with a focus on teaching and learning, and Kaupapa Māori research.
Professor Kukutai specialises in Māori and Indigenous population research and leads the NIDEA research programme Te Para One E Tū Mai Nei: Māori and indigenous futures.
Her research spans a broad range of population topics from iwi /tribal demography and indigenous data sovereignty, to Māori-migrant relations and the impacts of colonisation on Indigenous health. She has undertaken commissioned work for numerous iwi entities, Māori organisations, and government policy agencies.