Our people

Founding Director

Gail Gillon

Director of the UC Child Well-being Research Institute
Professor
Manawa, Level 4, 276 Antigua Street

Co-Director

Institute Kaihautu

Angus Macfarlane

Co-Director of the UC Child Well-being Research Institute
Professor - Māori Research
Rehua 501

Advisory Team

Dr Cathy Andrew

Associate Professor
Executive Dean
Rehua 322
Internal Phone: 90345

Don Hine

Head of School
Professor
Psychology Building 221
Internal Phone: 90179

Letitia Fickel

Emeritus Professor
Rehua 222

Misty Sato

Acting Executive Dean – Education
Rehua 522

Lead Researchers

Dr Laurie McLay

Professor
Associate Dean – Research
Rehua 319

Tufulasi Taleni

Senior Lecturer
Rehua Level 5
Internal Phone: 93389

Philip Schluter

Professor
Leader of the Child Population Health Theme
Rehua 321
Internal Phone: 93523

E. Jayne White

Professor
Rehua 512
Internal Phone: 91473

Julia Rucklidge

Professor of Clinical Psychology
Psychology 465
Internal Phone: 94398

Team Members

Core Staff

Sally Hundleby

Institute Manager
Level 4, Manawa 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 91471

Charlotte Endres

Administrator
Level 4, Manawa 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 92351

Lisa Mills

Finance Manager
Internal Phone: 90940

Dr Susannah Stevens

Senior Lecturer
Manawa Level 4

Jason Motha

Senior Data Manager
Manawa, Level 4, 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 92283

Megan Gath

Senior Data Manager
(Currently on maternity leave)
Internal Phone: 91054

Dr Amy Scott

Senior Lecturer
Manawa, Level 4, 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 93980

Lisa Furlong

Senior Lecturer
Internal Phone: 91573

Andrea Vosslamber

Lecturer
Internal Phone: 90928

Jen Smith

Senior Lecturer
Rehua 502

Rachel Maitland

Lecturer (Teaching and Administration only)
Rehua 509
Internal Phone: 91461

Angela Swan

Senior Research Fellow
Based in Wellington
Internal Phone: 91253
Mobile: 021 274 8951

Amy Fleming

Teacher Practitioner
Based in Wellington
Internal Phone: 91378
Mobile: 022 406 9260

Jo Walker

BSLA Lead Facilitator
Senior Research Fellow
Internal Phone: 91108

Catherine Fairhall

BSLA Teacher Practitioner
Internal Phone: 91572

Nicole Plummer

BSLA Lead Facilitator
Internal Phone: 91584

Rebecca Macbeth

Language Sampling Manager
Internal Phone: 92203

Narina Sutherland

Data Assistant
Manawa, Level 4, 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 91369

Nikki Turpie

Research Assistant
Internal Phone: 90025

Paddy McNicholl

Research Assistant
Internal Phone: 91692

Lisa Mills

Finance Manager
Internal Phone: 90940

Narina Sutherland

Data Assistant
Manawa, Level 4, 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 91369

Kaiārahi

Mel Tainui

Kaiārahi | Education, Health and Human Development
Te Ao Marama Rm 104
Internal Phone: 91083

Tufulasi Taleni

Kaiārahi Pasifika
Rehua Level 5
Internal Phone: 93389

Liz Brown

Ngāi Tahu

Amokapua Pākākano Tuarua | Deputy Assistant Vice Chancellor Māori
Kaiārahi Māori – Education
Room 511, Jane Soons Building
Internal Phone: 94319

Jeanine Tamati-Elliffe

Kāi Tahu, Te Ātiawa

Director, Projects & Innovation
Kaiārahi Māori – Health
Te Ao Mārama Level 2, Room 241

Mary Boyce

Kaihautū Ako Māori | Director Māori Teaching and Learning
Te Ao Marama Rm 114

E. Jayne White

Professor
Rehua 512
Internal Phone: 91473

Julia Rucklidge

Professor of Clinical Psychology
Psychology 465
Internal Phone: 94398

Dr Laurie McLay

Professor
Associate Dean – Research
Rehua 319

Philip Schluter

Professor
Leader of the Child Population Health Theme
Rehua 321
Internal Phone: 93523

Tufulasi Taleni

Senior Lecturer
Rehua Level 5
Internal Phone: 93389

Yvonne Crichton-Hill

Associate Professor
Head of Department - Social Work
Elsie Locke Building 320

Researchers

Dr Susannah Stevens

Senior Lecturer
Manawa Level 4

Te Hurinui Clarke

Head of School
Deputy Head of School Programme Coordinator: Hoaka Pounamu
Rehua 503

Dr Shanee Barraclough

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Rehua 312

Dr Matiu Ratima

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Programme Coordinator: Te Reo Māori
Rehua 504
Internal Phone: 90708

Lisa Emerson

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Rehua 305
Internal Phone: 90175

Mairin Taylor

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Programme Coordinator - Counselling
Rehua 317

Dr Amy Scott

Senior Lecturer
Manawa, Level 4, 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 93980

Jo Fletcher

Associate Professor
PhD Coordinator
Rehua 409
Internal Phone: 94077

Julie Mackey

Dean (Academic Success)
Matariki Level 5, Nth
Internal Phone: 93419

Jayne Newbury

Senior Lecturer
Internal Phone: 95798

David Pomeroy

Senior Lecturer
Masters Coordinator
Rehua 401
Internal Phone: 93017

Amanda Denston

Rehua Level 3
Internal Phone: 94285

Alison Arrow

Associate Professor
Rehua 409
Internal Phone: 93169

Benita Rarere-Briggs

Lecturer (Teaching and Admin Only)
Programme Coordinator: BTchLn ECE
Rehua Level 5

Cheryl Brown

Associate Professor
Rehua 421

Dr Myron Friesen

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Rehua 412

Dr Veronica O'Toole

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Rehua Level 5

Dr Christoph Teschers

Senior Lecturer
Sabbatical S1 2023
Rehua Level 4

Sarah-Kate Millar

Associate Professor
Rehua 321
Internal Phone: 91758

Dr Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
BHSc Programme Coordinator
Rehua 208

Kaaren Mathias

Senior Lecturer Above the Bar
Rehua Level 3
Internal Phone: 91664

Nick Draper

Professor
Physiology Lab G140 Kirkwood
Internal Phone: 93878

 

Emeritus and Adjunct Staff

Professor Emeritus

Professor Emeritus

Sally Clendon

Adjunct Associate Professor

Sacha McMeeking

Associate Professor
Co-Director Child Well-being Research Institute
Te Ao Marama Rm 102