Dr Lisa Chant

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Senior Research Fellow

Email: lisa.chant@aut.ac.nz

Postal Address:
AUT University
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand
Links to relevant web pages:
Maraea Community Research

Qualifications:

PhD (Auckland)

Biography:

Dr Lisa Chant (Ngāti Whātua), Senior Research Fellow at Taupua Waiora Centre for Māori Health Research.

Teaching Areas:

University of Auckland:
For staff: University Teaching & Learning: Small Group Teaching; Inclusive Teaching
For Maori Studies: Maori Sustainable Development (L7); Contemporary Maori Issues and Debates (L7); Indigenous Development (L8); Maori and the Media (L6 & L7);
For Medical School: Medical Humanities – The Politics of Healthy Policy L6 & L7)
For Political Studies: The Making of Public Policy (L5)

Auckland University of Technology:
Knowledge, Enquiry, Communications (L5)
New Zealand Politics (L5)

Research Summary:

My recent research has included: Supporting Māori Doctoral students and supervisors; Whanau Ora: hauora Māori models for kotahitanga (co-operative co-existence) with non-Maori; media discourses on indigeneity; Stigma/discrimination of Maori youth with mental health/solvent abuse problems.

Current Research Projects:

My current research is funded by the New Zealand Health Research Council through a Māori post-doctoral fellowship.  The study aims to develop new knowledge and capacity to remedy substance misuse in indigenous children under 13 years through a comparative study of indigenous-health-practitioner led community based solutions from New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the USA that focus on whānau rangatiratanga/family self-determination. 

Publications:

Panditharatne, S., Chant, L., Sibley, C. G., & Osborne, D. (2018). At the Intersection of Disadvantage: Socioeconomic Status Heightens Ethnic Group Differences in Trust in the Police. Race and Justice. https://doi.org/10.1177/2153368718796119

Lees-Marshment, J; Elder, E; Chant, L; Savoie, J; Van Der Linden, C. (2018) Vote Compass NZ 2017: Marketing Insights into Public Views on Policy and Leaders. In Lees-Marshment, J. (Ed.), Political Marketing and Management in the 2017 New Zealand Election. Palgrave Pivot. (pp. 7-22). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-94298-8

Lees-Marshment, J; Elder, E; Chant, L; Savoie, J; Van Der Linden, C. (2018) Political Parties and Their Customers: The Alignment of Party Policies with Supporter, Target and Undecided Market Preferences. In Lees-Marshment, J. (Ed.), Political Marketing and Management in the 2017 New Zealand Election. Palgrave Pivot. (pp. 23-41). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-94298-8

Laurs, D., Chant, L., Carter, S., & Wolfgramm-Foliaki, E. (2017). Cultural identity / Researcher Identity: Managing multiple positionings. In S. Carter, & D. Laurs (Eds.), Developing Research Writing: A Handbook for Supervisors and Advisors (pp. 204-209). Oxon, Uk & New York: Routledge.

Carter, S.,  Laurs, D., Chant, L., Higgins, R., Martin, J., Teaiwa, T., & Wolfgramm-Foliaki, E.,  (2016) Supporting doctoral writing: He ara tika ma nga kaiarahi. Auckland, New Zealand: Ako Aotearoa. https://akoaotearoa.ac.nz/download/ng/file/group-4/supporting-doctoral-writing---research-report.pdf

Carter, S.,  Laurs, D., Chant, L., Higgins, R., Martin, J., Teaiwa, T., & Wolfgramm-Foliaki, E.,  (2016) A Guide for Supervisors. Supporting doctoral writing: He ara tika ma nga kaiarahi. Auckland, New Zealand: Ako Aotearoa. https://akoaotearoa.ac.nz/download/ng/file/group-4/supporting-doctoral-writing-a-guide-for-supervisors.pdf

Gunn V, Knowles S, Chant L, Carter S, Phipps A. (2014) Acknowledging values, identity and equity . In Carter S, Laurs D. (Eds.), Developing Generic Support for Doctoral Students Practice and Pedagogy. (pp.51-67). Oxon, Uk & New York: Routledge.

Chant, L. O. (2011). Whanau Ora: hauora Maori models for kotahitanga (co-operative co-existence) with non-Maori. AlterNative: an international journal of indigenous scholarship, 7(2), 111-122. http://web.its.auckland.ac.nz/npmojs/index.php/alternative/article/viewFile/116/121

Chant, L. O. L. (2009). Discourses on indigeneity: the media, the warrior gene, and aggressive Caucasians. MAI Review, 2, 1-4.

Conference Papers & Presentations – Published in proceedings

Chant, L & Stephens, L (2012) Stigma/discrimination of Maori youth with mental health/solvent abuse problems: A community driven research approach. Hui Whakapiripiri, Health Research Council, Auckland, 11 July 2012. http://hui.hrc.govt.nz/assets/ChantStephens-Stigma.pdf

Chant, L. O. L. (2006). How Maori health providers created sustainable health delivery models then successfully transitioned them into innovative indigenous health policy, In Global Forum for Health Research (Ed.), Global Forum for Health Research Forum 10 (pp. 1-19). Cairo, Egypt.

Chant, L.O.L. 'The rise and rise of indigenous policy entrepreneurs in New Zealand', University of Adelaide (ed.), Australasian Political Studies Association, Adelaide, Australia, 29 Sept - 1 Oct 2004, p.1-21.

Conference Papers

Carter S, Chant L, Laurs D, Teresaia T, Wolfgramm-Foliaki, E. Supporting doctoral writing by Maori and Pasifika candidates: Supervisory good practice pathways Quality Postgraduate Research, Adelaide, Australia, 20 Apr 2016 - 22 Apr 2016. Proceedings Editors: McCulloch A. Quality Postgraduate Research QPR 2016.

Chant, L (2012) Stigma/Discrimination of Maori Youth with Mental Health/Solvent Use Problems. International Indigenous Development Research Conference, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, University of Auckland, 28 June 2012.

Chant, L. O. (2011). How Maori political parties reacted to polling and media trends in the 2011 election.  New Zealand Political Studies Association Conference. University of Otago, New Zealand.

Chant, L. O., & El-Bendary, M. (2011).  Seeing Through Different Eyes: New Zealand and Egyptian Press Coverage of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. New Zealand Political Studies Association Conference. University of Otago, New Zealand.

Awards:

HRC Māori Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016