Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll - PhD Student Profile - College of Education, Health and Human Development - University of Canterbury

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Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll

Annabel Ahuriri-Driscollannabel.ahuriri-driscoll@canterbury.ac.nz

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Master of Public Health

PhD Project Title

The lived experiences of Māori adoptees

Supervisors

Dr Jeffrey Gage
Professor Angus Macfarlane

Expected Completion of PhD

2015

Background

Currently situated in the Health Sciences Centre, also teaching HLTH 409: Health & Culture and involved in Health Research Council-funded Kaupapa Māori/health services research with traditional Māori healers.

My PhD methodology is hermeneutic phenomenology, but with a Kaupapa Māori 'lens'

Research Interests

  • Māori population health; whānau/hapū/iwi and community development
  • Traditional Māori healing/rongoā Māori
  • Māori research methodological development
  • Identity, health and social action

Publications

See UC Research Profile for list of publications