Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith CNZOM
Pro Vice Chancellor Māori
Professor of Education and Māori Development
University of Waikato
Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith is Pro Vice Chancellor Māori and Professor of Education and Māori Development, as well as the former Dean of the School of Māori and Pacific Development, at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.
The Foundational Co-Director of the Māori Centre of Research Excellence NgāPae o Te Māramatanga, Professor Smith has won a number of awards including a New Zealand Honour as the Companion to the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZOM). She is a Fellow of the American Association for Educational Research, and author of the book Decolonizing Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples, published in 1999.