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Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop

ProfessorPeggy FD main of Pacific Studies

Qualifications

  • Ph D (Macquarie) 

  • MA (VUW) 

  • BA (Hons 1) VUW 

  • BA (VUW)

  • TTC (Teachers Certificate)  

Research areas
  • Sustainable development, Pacific Small Island States

  • Gender, youth and development issues

  • Family security (domestic violence and Child abuse and neglect issues)

  • Education

What I’m Researching

  • Youth connectedness,  Pacific youth in New Zealand

  • Pacific males and educational outcomes

  • Pacific epistemologies, pedagogies and methodologies

  • Gender and equity issues Pacific

  • Police and domestic violence, child abuse and neglect

Publications- Report

  • Response to Domestic Violence – Pathways to recovery,  V Kingi and J Jordan, with T Moeke-Maxwell and Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop (09)  

  • Vanuatu Domestic Violence Report,   Pacific Police Prevention of Domestic Violence (PPDVP)   August 2009  (PPDVP, NZAID)  

Conferences, Seminars, Presentations

  • Conferences, Seminars, Presentations 

  • APPCAN,  Perth Nov 09 Plenary Session  - Invited member of  4 member panel Indigenous Responses to Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) 

  • Paper

  • APPCAN,  Perth 09    Bringing Police into Domestic Violence / CAN strategies:  Pacific,  Paper presented

  • Association of Asian Social Science Research Councils (AASSREC) 18th Biennial General Conference, Bangkok August 2009  Biculturalism, Cultural Identities and Globalisation: Issues for Aotearoa New Zealand (with professor David Thorns, and Associate Professor, Rosemay Du PLessis (University of Canterbury)

  • Association of Social Scientists (NZ)  Pacific students and  the Talanoa access grid    Jan 2009  (ASSR website)

  • BRCSS Conference (Aug 09) The Pacific Post Graduate Talanoa Network,  Wellington (with Salainaoloa Wilson p/g)  

  • BRCSS Conference (Aug 09)  Coordinated and chaired the Pacific Sessions (x2) 

  • NZFUW Keynote,  Pacific Women Graduates:  Learning to Say ‘no’ and ‘help’  Auckland Sept

  • Pacific Bible College Conference,  Family based strategies for child abuse and neglect, Wellington (09) 

  • Samoan Teachers National Refresher Course (09)  Growing Samoan researchers at VUW,  October 09

  • Climate change and migration in the South Pacific region: Policy perspectives, Institute of Policy Studies, VUW (9 10 July 2009)  If I plant a tree, will my children be here to see it group.  (Climate Change, Migratoin and the Community’ www. Ips.vuw

  • UNESCO    Biculturalism, multiculturalism and globatlisation; Pacific, paper presented at UNESCo, Royal Society, ASSR forum,  Wellington Cultural identifies in a globalizing workd, 17 April

  • Wellington City Council Forum (09) Creating Pacific learning communities,  Wellington  

Invited Chair:

  • Pacific Island Family Study Workshop,  From Research to Policy(Dec 2009), AUT University

  • PIPSA Conference, ( Dec 2009)   Women and Politics Session, Auckland University

Work in the Public Interest

Memberships and affiliations:

  • Newly appointed chair:  Pacific HRC 

  • Royal Society Social Sciences Committee

  • UNESCO Social Sciences Committee

  • Lotteries Commission, Community Research Board

  • Funding Information Services Board

  • Pacifica (Inc) Vice President (Central)

Examination of Masters and PHDs

  • Auckland University (1 phd)

  • External examiner, Auckland Pacific postgraduate studies, Canterbury Macmillan Brown 

Coordinator of the Pacific post Graduate Talanoa Network (BRCSS) national (2009)  

Last updated: 11 Feb 2011 12:30pm

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