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As a Faculty focused on understanding human behaviour, we have a role to play in shaping future societies—locally, nationally and globally.

Through partnerships and active engagement with government, business, diplomatic communities, and creative and heritage industries,we work to ensure our teaching and research is relevant, applicable and has real impact. Watch our video below featuring Professor Jennifer Windsor, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Humanities & Social Sciences and Education, who works in partnership with Professor Sarah Leggott, Dean of the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Sharing our expertise

Our researchers are valued for their analytical and creative approach, paired with their consideration for the human implications. If you’re interested in tapping our expertise in projects ranging from policy analysis to cultural engagement to creative discovery, please reach out.

Maria hammering a bait card to a tree

Bringing back bush and birdsong to Horohoro maunga

Māori views and mātauranga of the environment have begun to be explored by researchers, but less is known of Māori-specific views about becoming predator-free.

Sally and Charlotte looking over Toitoi print proofs

Intercultural connections celebrated through creativity

A creative collaboration involving the School of Languages and Cultures is opening doors to Latin America and South East Asia for children across Aotearoa.

A boy wearing a blue shirt leans over hiding his face in his arms.

Guiding the debate through evidence and advocacy

Helping policy makers and politicians come to decisions that are informed by evidence is a key role for academics says Criminology Professor Elizabeth Stanley.

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Pro Vice Chancellor Humanities and Education · The org unit includes the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences