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Dr Teah Anna Lee Carlson B Soc Sci (Hons), MAP, PhD.

Mai i te toka-a-taiau ki te-taumata-ō-Apanui. Dr Teah Carlson is a kaupapa Māori researcher and evaluator at SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre, Massey University. She has experience in qualitative methods, strategy and evaluation, especially involving working with Māori communities where collaboration, partnership and participatory community action were key to the research development, process and outcomes. Her strengths are in kaupapa Māori research, evaluation, participatory action research, community psychology, co-design and co-creation. She has a PhD in Public Health, which was a Health Research Council-funded project entitled ‘Kaupapa Māori evaluation: Transforming health literacy.’

Email: t.a.carlson@massey.ac.nz


Journal articles

Carlson, T. (In press). The power to define: Decolonising health literacy. Sites: a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies.

Carlson, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., McCreanor, T. (2019). Health literacy in action: Kaupapa Māori evaluation of a cardiovascular disease medications health literacy intervention. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 0(0), 1-10.

Carlson, T. (2018) Kaupapa Māori evaluation: Transforming health literacy. Doctoral Thesis. Auckland: Massey University. https://mro.massey.ac.nz/bitstream/handle/10179/14116/02_whole.pdf?sequence=2&isAllowed=y

Carlson, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., McCreanor, T. (2017). A Kaupapa Māori Evaluation: A collaborative journey. Evaluation Matters—He Take To Te Aromatawai Journal. 1(4) 1-33. https://www.nzcer.org.nz/system/files/journals/evaluation-maters/downloads/EM2017_3_67.pdf

Carlson, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., Reid, S., McCreanor, T. (2016). Whānaungatanga: A space to be ourselves.  Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing-Te Mauri-Pimatisiwin. 2(2) 44-59. https://journalindigenouswellbeing.com/media/2018/07/51.44.Whanaungatanga-A-space-to-be-ourselves.pdf

Nikora, L. W., Hodgetts, D., Carlson, T., Rua, M. (2011). Māori and medications: What happens when the pills go home? Alternative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 7(2), 87-99. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/117718011100700202

Hodgetts, D., Nikora, L. W., Rua, M., & Carlson, T. (2011). Māori men and the indirect procurement and sharing of prescription medications.  Alternative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 7(2), 152-162.

Hodgetts, D., Norris, P., Chamberlain, K., Dew, K., Gabe, J., Radley, A., Carlson, T., Nikora, L.W., & Madden, H. (2011). Emplacement and everyday use of medications in domestic dwellings. Health and Place. 17,(1) 353-360.

Reports and Presentations

Carlson, T. (18th June 2019). Kaupapa Māori evaluation: Transforming health literacy. Paper presented at Tomaiora Seminar, Te Kupenga Hauora. Auckland University: Auckland, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (8th April 2019). An Iwi Māori case of Kaupapa Māori evaluation. Paper presented at 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion. Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand: Rotorua, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (20th March 2019). Transformative praxis: Kaupapa Māori evaluation. Paper presented at He Au Honua: Indigenous Research Conference: Maui, in the Hawaiʻi Archipelago.

Carlson, T., Waru, R. (12 November 2018). Critical Conversations: Reclaiming Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho to lead innovation and solutions for the future. Pre- conference workshop host Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga. Ngā Pou Mana: Auckland, New Zealand.

Kingi, G., Carlson, T. (1 December 2018). Tairongorongo – Culturally safe practice allied health professionals. Workshop presented at the International Indigenous Allied Health Forum. Mercure: Sydney, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (30 November 2018). Leading in allied health research. Paper presented at the International Indigenous Allied Health Forum. Mercure: Sydney, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (28 November 2018). Indigenous Gaze: Transforming community through reclaiming health literacy practice, utilising methods of co-design, art-based creation and collaboration. Paper presented at the Eighth Gathering of Healing Our Spirit Worldwide. International Convention Centre: Sydney, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (18 October 2018). Guest Lecture on Culturally Safe Research: Research process and practice. Paper presented at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori - Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme (MAPAS). Auckland University: Auckland, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (11&13 September 2018). Guest Lectures on Indigenous Evaluation – Iwi case study. Paper presented at Culture, Identity, Politics, and Knowledge 3rd Year Paper. Auckland University: Auckland, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (15 October 2018). Evaluative Thinking. Paper presented at the Community Action on Youth and Drugs National Hui. Massey University: Wellington, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (3 August 2018). Indigenous Gaze. Paper presented at the Community Action on Youth and Drugs Skills Workshop. Massey University: Auckland, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (2018, January). A practice of decolonisation. Auckland homebirth community. Retrieved http://ahbc.space/articles/

Carlson, T. (30th November 2017). Kaupapa Māori evaluation: Transforming health literacy. Paper presented at the Ngā Pou Mana: Māori Allied Health Professionals. Ngā Pou Mana: Hawks Bay, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (24th November 2017). Kaupapa Māori evaluation: Transforming health literacy. Paper presented at the Ngāti Porou Hauora Te Puia Springs Hospital. Ngāti Porou Hauora: Te Puia Springs, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (16th November 2017). Kaupapa Māori evaluation: Transforming health literacy. Paper presented at the MAI National Māori Doctoral Conference. Massey University: Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (16th October 2017). Indigenous Gaze. Paper presented at the Community Action on Youth and Drugs National Hui [Key Note]. Massey University: Tauranga, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (29th August 2017). Indigenous Gaze. Paper presented at the Community Action on Youth and Drugs Skills Workshop. Massey University: Auckland, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (2017) Kaupapa Māori Evaluation: Aspirations of Co-ownership, Mutually Beneficial Outcomes and Equity. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Native American Studies Graduate Student Symposium, Currents of Resistance, Activism and Justice: Indigenous Responses to Neoliberalism. University of California: Davis, United States of America.

Carlson, T. (8th March 2017). Whanaungatanga: A space to be ourselves. Paper presented at the He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference. Te Kotahi Research Institute: Hamilton, New Zealand.