Dr Moeawa CallaghanKaiwhakahaere - Indigenous Programme Coordinator/Lecturer and Postgraduate Administrator

  • PhD, MA, BTheol

Moeawa Callaghan (Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Whānau-a-Apanui, and Ngāti Porou) is the Co-ordinator of the Laidlaw Indigenous Programme and a theology lecturer. She has a keen interest in contextual theologies - methods, models, and applied. Using a whakapapa (genealogy) framework, her doctoral research investigated how Mihingare, and in particular Mihingare women, employed cultural strategies that shaped a unique Mihingare spirituality of empowerment. Her teaching has included Maori Perspectives Theology; Church and The Treaty of Waitangi; Spirituality in Aotearoa; Theology, Race and Culture in Aotearoa; Theology and Socio-economics; Anglican Theology; Christology; Trinity and most recently courses within the Indigenous Programme.