Professor Jenny Bol Jun Lee-Morgan

Dr Lee-Morgan is Professor of Māori Research and was a founding Director of Ngā Wai a te Tui Māori Research Centre, Te Whare Wananga o Wairaka Unitec. Initially a secondary school teacher, she became a teacher educator and kaupapa Māori researcher in education with a focus on Maori pedagogy and methodology. In 2106, she was awarded Te Tohu Pae Tawhiti Award by the New Zealand Association for Research in Education for her significant and high-quality research contribution to Māori education.  Dr Lee-Morgan’s co-edited book ‘Decolonisation in Aotearoa: Research, education and practice’(Hutchings & Lee-Morgan, 2016) won Te Kōrero Pono (non-fiction category) in the Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards 2017.

Deputy Director - Te Kōtahi Research Institute
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