Who will teach me?

Your teaching team are leading academics from the University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Massey University, the University of Otago, Victoria University of Wellington and The University of Waikato.

Professor Susan Geertshuis

BA(Hons), PhD, AFBPS, ChPsych, FHERDSA, PFHEA

Susan is a Professor of Lifelong Learning and the Director of Learning and Teaching at the University of Auckland Business School. She is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK. She is committed to widening participation in higher education and researches adult and corporate learning and innovation.

See Susan’s staff profile. Susan will teach Theories of Learning

Phone: +64 9 923 5609 Email: s.geertshuis@auckland.ac.nz

Narissa Lewis

BMS(Hons), MEd, SFHEA
Tainui, Ngāti Kahungungu, Ngāti Porou

Narissa is a Professional Teaching Fellow in Learning and Instructional Design at the University of Auckland Business School. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK and has over 13 years’ experience in wānanga, polytechnic and university sectors. Her PhD research focuses on employability within the NZ tertiary context.

See Narissa’s staff profile. Narissa will teach Theories of Learning

Phone: +64 9 923 1367 Email: narissa.lewis@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Jason Mika

BMS(Hons), MPP, PhD
Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Whakatōhea, Ngāti Kahungungu

Jason is Co-director of Te Au Rangahau, Māori Business and Leadership Research Centre and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management at Massey University. His research interests are Indigenous entrepreneurship and management and Indigenous methodologies in business research.

See Jason’s staff profile. Jason will teach Māori in Business 2

Phone: +64 6 356 9099 ext. 86361 Email: j.p.mika@massey.ac.nz

Dr Farah Palmer

BPE, PhD, ONZM
Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato

Farah is Co-director of Te Au Rangahau, Māori Business and Leadership Research Centre and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Management at Massey University. Her research interests are sports sociology, sports management, leadership and governance as they relate to Māori and women in particular.

See Farah’s staff profile. Farah will teach Critical Analysis and Writing

Phone: +64 6 356 9099 ext. 84912 Email: f.r.palmer@massey.ac.nz

Dr Diane Ruwhiu

MCom PhD DipGrad
Ngā Puhi

Diane is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management at the University of Otago Business School after a career in purchasing and logistics. Diane’s teaching includes courses within the management discipline and specifically, He Kākano, while her research interests include Indigenous development.

See Diane’s staff profile. Diane will teach Process and Project Management

Phone: +64 3 479 8075 Email: diane.ruwhiu@otago.ac.nz

Dr Nimbus Staniland

CertTT, BA/BBUS(Hons), PhD
Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tūhoe

Nimbus is a Lecturer in the Department of Management at Auckland University of Technology Business School. Nimbus’ research interests include indigeneity and diversity in work, employment and careers, as well as Kaupapa Māori and Indigenous approaches to research.

See Nimbus’ staff profile.

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 – ext: 6594 Email: nimbus.staniland@aut.ac.nz