Professor Brendan Hokowhitu

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Professor Brendan Hokowhitu
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Professor Brendan Hokowhitu is Ngāti Pukenga, and Dean of Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao, The Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Waikato. Professor Hokowhitu has a number of research interests including critical Indigenous theory, Indigenous masculinities, critical Indigenous sports studies, Indigenous media, and Indigenous health, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in these areas. He is also the lead editor in two edited collections, Fourth Eye: Māori Media in Aotearoa/New Zealand (2013, UMinnesota Press) and Indigenous Identity and Resistance: Researching the Diversity of Knowledge (2010, UOtago Press). Professor Hokowhitu is also Principal Investigator for the Ageing Well National Science Challenge funded project, Kaumātua Mana Motuhake.