Dr Lisa Chant

Senior Education Consultant and Senior Lecturer

Dr Chant is part of the Tai Poutini Polytechnic education team supporting staff to develop and deliver programmes based on contemporary principles of teaching, learning, assessment and curriculum design.

Academic Profile

Dr Lisa Chant (SFHEA) obtained her PhD in Community Health from University of Auckland.  She has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Auckland (Senior Lecturer) and at Auckland University of Technology (Senior Lecturer).  She was also Boston University Assistant Director for their Internship Program at University of Auckland. 

Dr Chant has been a book or journal reviewer for Potomac Books, USA; International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Taylor & Francis group publications, United Kingdom; and, AlterNative Journal, New Zealand.  She has served as an Advisor to COMPASS (Centre of Methods and Policy Application in the Social Sciences), University of Auckland; and, LiLACs NZ, (Life and Living in Advanced Age: A Cohort Study in New Zealand) University of Auckland. 

She has been an external reviewer and assessing committee member for the Health Research Council since 2010.  Dr Chant has taught courses in: Medical Humanities; Politics and Public Policy; University Teaching & Learning; Indigenous and Maori; and, Media.  She has developed and delivered courses for the University of Auckland for international groups from Kyung Hee University, South Korea; UESTC, China; Hobart & William Smith Colleges, USA;  Ministry of Gender, Equality & Family Affairs, Korea; Lakes Forest College, USA; Ministry of Higher Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Loyola University, USA; Boston University, USA. 

Dr Chant has previously coordinated communications for the National Council for Vocational Qualifications (UK), and has worked on projects for Royal Mail (UK), The Agency (UK), OHS (UK), Hudson (NZ), Management Search International (NZ), The Human Rights Commission (NZ), Lion Nathan Community Partnerships (NZ), Northern Regional Health Authority and Health Funding Authority (NZ), NZQA (NZ).

Current Research

Health Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award (2015 for 2017-2021):

http://www.hrc.govt.nz/funding-opportunities/recipients/dr-lisa-chant

AKO Aotearoa Northern Regional Hub Project Fund/Routledge Education: (2015-2016)

Giving Feedback on Research Writing: A Handbook for Supervisors and Advisors.

Publications  

Chant, L. and Carter, S. (2014). Indigenous scholarship: the Māori doctorate example, in Carter, S & Laurs, D (eds) Generic Support for Doctoral Students Practice & Pedagogy. Routledge: Oxon, UK.

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.

Peer Commentary

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. (Refereed)

Conference Papers

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. 

Unpublished Reports, Papers and Research

Chant, L. (2013). Hauora Kotahitanga. Maori health experiences as models for co-operative co-existence between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples (Doctoral dissertation, ResearchSpace@ Auckland).

Chant, L. (2013).  CleaR Scoping Report: Mapping curricula to graduate profiles.  Report prepared for Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education, University of Auckland. 22 November 2013.

Chant, L. (2013). CleaR Scoping Report: Framework for employability of graduates.  Report prepared for Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education, University of Auckland. 7 November 2013.

Chant, L. (2013). Brief Scoping Project – CleaR: Improving retention and success rates for diversity and equity students.  Report prepared for Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education, University of Auckland. 24 July 2013.

Chant, L. (2013). CleaR: Improving retention and success rates for Maori students.  Report prepared for Centre for Learning and Research in Higher Education, University of Auckland. 24 July 2013.

Chant, L. O. (2009). Tumeke. In E Kore a Muri E Hokia There is no turning back, We can only go forward. (pp. 141-145). Auckland: Te Roopu Taurima o Manukau Trust.

Chant, L. (1999).  A Cultural Context in Ngati Whatua Sustainable Development. Report for Sir James Henare Maori Research Centre, University of Auckland.