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  • photoMargaret J Maaka

    Professor

    Department(s)

    • Curriculum Studies

    Degree(s)

    • 1992 Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi
    • 1978 M.Ed. (Honors), Education with papers in English Literature, University of Waikato, Aotearoa/New Zealand
    • 1978 Diploma of Teaching, Department of Education, Aotearoa/New Zealand
    • 1977 B.Ed. (Honors), Education with papers in English Literature, University of Waikato, Aotearoa/New Zealand
    • 1975 Diploma of Education, Education with papers in English Literature, University of Waikato, Aotearoa/New Zealand
    • 1974 Teachers College Diploma (Distinction), Teacher Certification, Hamilton Teachers College, Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Educational psychology/Indigenous educational psychology
    • Language and cognitive development
    • Multiliteracies
    • Educational policy
    • Indigenous development and advancement

    Brief Biography

    IWI AFFILIATIONS: Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi Tahu


    EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH
    • Agenda for Education in a Democracy National Scholar. (2007 - present). Institute for Educational Inquiry, Seattle, Washington
    • Te Tohu Pae Tawhiti Award for Excellence in Research on Māori Education. (2007). New Zealand Association for Research in Education, New Zealand
    • Jean Herbison Award and Keynote Lecture. (2000). New Zealand Association for Research in Education, New Zealand


    EXCELLENCE IN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
    • Fourth Annual Richard W. Clark Partner School Award to the Hoʻokulāiwi Partnership. (2008). National Network for Educational Renewal, Seattle, Washington


    EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
    * Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching. (1998). University of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi
    • Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching. (1996). University of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi
    • Graduate Student Organization Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching Award. (1991). University of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi
    • New Teacher Professional Development Award. (1977). South Auckland Education Board, Department of Education, New Zealand


    PROFESSORSHIP
    • Adjunct Professor. (2008). Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, Aotearoa/New Zealand


    SCHOLARSHIP
    • Māori Education Foundation Post-Graduate Scholarship. (1987-1990). Ministry of Education, New Zealand
    • Ngarimu V.C. and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Post-Graduate Scholarship. (1987-1989). New Zealand Ministry of Education

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-4230

    Office

    Everly 221C

    Email

    marg@hawaii.edu

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    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

    • Maaka, M., Oliveira, K., Kahealaniakealo, F. (2012). Preparing Hawaiian leaders in and for the resistant context of higher education. Presented at the American Educational Research Association symposium on indigenous education in the 21st Century Tempe, AZ    Details