Nicola Surtees

Senior LecturerDr Nicola Surtees

Rehua 506
Internal Phone: 95624

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

My research interests are focused on diverse family relationships and forms of relatedness, particularly in the context of assisted conception. I am also interested in gender, sexualities, heteronormativity, social justice and inclusion in early childhood education.

Recent Publications

  • Kelly J. and Surtees N. (2013) We are a family: Legal issues for lesbian and gay parented families in New Zealand. Plymouth Law and Criminal Justice Review 5(1): 39-49.
  • Gunn AC. and Surtees N. (2011) Matching parents' efforts: How teachers can resist heteronormativity in early education settings. Early Childhood Folio 15(1): 27-31.
  • Surtees N. (2011) Family Law in New Zealand: The Benefits and Costs for Gay Men, Lesbians, and Their Children. Journal of GLBT Family Studies 7(3): 245-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1550428X.2011.564945.
  • Surtees N. and Gunn AC. (2010) (Re)marking heteronormativity: Resisting practices in early childhood education contexts. Australasian Journal Of Early Childhood 35(1): 42-47.
  • Purdue K., Gordon-Burns D., Gunn A., Madden B. and Surtees N. (2009) Supporting inclusion in early childhood settings: Some possibilities and problems for teacher education. International Journal of Inclusive Education 13(8): 805-815. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13603110802110743.