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

He uri mokopuna tenei no Te whānau ā Apanui, Ngāti Porou me Waikato-Tainui hoki. 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). Health Literacy in Action: Kaupapa Māori Evaluation of     Cardiovascular Disease Medicines Health Literacy Intervention. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples.

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

Carlson, T. (2018) Kaupapa Māori Evaluation: Transforming Health Literacy.   Doctoral Thesis. 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  


Reports and Presentations

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.

Carlson, T. (29th June 2015). Indigenous health literacy framework. Paper presented at the He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference. Te Kotahi Research Institute: Hamilton, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (21st November 2014). Kaupapa Māori evaluation; Preliminary findings. Paper presented at the Māori Association of Social Sciences (MASS). Massey University: Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (19th November 2014). Indigenous evaluation; Data collection, analysis and preliminary findings. Paper presented at the MAI Ki Tamaki Māori Doctoral Conference 2014. Waikato University: Kawhia, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (19th May 2014). Indigenous Evaluation: A Kaupapa Māori Health Literacy Intervention. Paper presented at the 2014 World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education. Kapiʻolani Community College: Oʻahu in the Hawaiʻi Archipelago.

Carlson, T. (29th October 2013). Kaupapa Māori evaluation of a health literacy-appropriate cardiovascular disease intervention; Data collection, analysis and preliminary findings. Paper presented at the MAI Ki Tamaki Māori Doctoral Conference 2013. University of Auckland: Auckland, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (10th July 2013). Research methodologies and analysis. Paper presented at the Evaluation Research Community Psychology Evaluation Class. University of Waikato: Hamilton, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (16th December 2012). Kaupapa Māori evaluation of a health literacy-appropriate cardiovascular disease intervention. Paper presented at the Māori Doctoral Conference 2012. Lincoln University: Christchurch, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (12th August 2013). Research methodologies in evaluation. Paper presented at the Evaluation Research Community Psychology Evaluation Class. University of Waikato: Hamilton, New Zealand.

Carlson, T. (10th July 2012). A Journey through Kaupapa Māori Evaluation. Paper presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Conference 2012. University of Waikato: Hamilton, New Zealand.

Carlson T., Hodgetts, D., Nikora, L.W. (9th February, 2011). Māori men and the procurement of prescription medications. Paper Presented at the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM) Symposium. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Nikora, L.W, Hodgetts, D., Carlson, T., Tongi, L., Li, W.W. (6th June, 2010). Māori, Tongan and Chinese Households - Medications and Elder Care. Paper presented at the Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga 4th International Indigenous Conference, Mātauranga Taketake: Traditional Knowledge: The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Nikora, L.W., Rua, M.R., Hodgetts, D., McRae, O., Harman, A., Groot, S., & Carlson, T. (13th September, 2010). A Māori & psychology research unit journey – A time for reflection.  An invited presentation to the Māori & Pacific psychology group, Psychology Department, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.