Associate Professor Ann Sullivan
BA, MA Soc Sc, PhD.
- Head of Te Wānanga o Waipapa
Ann Sullivan is Ngāpuhi, and Ngati Manu. She has a PhD in Political Science. Her main research and teaching interests are in the field on Māori Politics and Public Policy.
Research | Current
- Māori politics and public policy
- Māori representation, participation and voting behaviour
- Māori development and public policies, indigenous rights, local government and governance issues
Ann's main research interests are Māori Politics and public policy. These include Māori representation, participation and voting behaviour, Māori development and contemporary issues and public policies, indigenous rights, local government and governance issues.
Teaching | Current
MĀORI 335 Mana Taketake / Indigenous Sovereignty and Public Policy
MĀORI 743 Tōrangapu / Issues in Māori Politics and Policy
MĀORI 790 Tātari / Dissertation
POLITICS 229 Mana Maori Motuhake / Maori Politics and Public Policy
I supervise graduate students in the areas of Maori development, public policy and voting behaviour.
Areas of expertise
Maori Politics and Public Policy. Maori electoral behaviour, representation and voting behaviour in local government and national elections
Board Member Auckland University Press
Member of Marsden Fund Social Science Panel 2013 - 2015
Member University of Auckland Staffing Committee 2013 - 2015
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Sullivan, A., & Toki, V. (2012). It's Not About Race It's About Rights. Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, 57, 1-28. 10.1108/S1059-4337(2012)0000057004
- Sullivan, A. (2011). Maori Representation, Local Government and the Auckland Council. In J. Drage, J. McNeill, C. Cheyne (Eds.) Along A Fault-Line. New Zealand's Changing Local Government Landscape (pp. 59-74). Wellington: Dunmore.
- Sullivan, A. (2010). Minority Indigenous Representation. In M. Mulholland, V. Tawhai (Eds.) Weeping Waters: The Treaty of Waitangi and a Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 251-268). Wellington: Huia Publishers.
- Sullivan, A., & Hayward, J. (2010). The Māori Electorates and Agency Theory: Refocusing debate about the Māori Seats. In Maria Bargh (Ed.) Maori and Parliament: diverse strategies and compromises (pp. 167-180). Wellington: Huia Publishers.