Discover WFHSS series

Check out the subjects you could study in the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with our #DiscoverWFHSS series

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The power of the 'personal' in research and teaching with Dr Emalani Case

Dr Emalani Case (School of Languages and Cultures) shares her personal approach to Pacific Studies and how this transforms both her students' perspectives and her research.

Find out more about Pacific Studies

What is green criminology?—Dr Sarah Monod de Froideville

Green criminologist Dr Sarah Monod de Froideville from the School of Social and Cultural Studies explains green criminology and how this specific area of study can change your world view and empower you.

Find out more about studying Criminology

Māori language and practices with Dr Mike Ross

Te Kawa a Māui's Dr Mike Ross shares his passion for teaching Māori Studies, and how the learning of one's language and customs increases wellbeing for individuals and society.

Find out more about studying Māori Studies

Translanguaging and multilingual education with Dr Corinne Seals

How can we support language learning? Dr Corinne Seals (School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies) explains her passion for ‘translanguaging’ and how we can learn from those who speak multiple languages.

Check out more about Dr Seals' translanguaging project at

Find out more about studying linguistics.

New film technologies with Dr Miriam Ross

Discover how new technologies have created opportunities for filmmakers with Dr Miriam Ross from our School of English, Film, Theatre, Media Studies, and Art History. A self-described 3D-Cinema geek, she uses virtual reality and 360-degree film technologies in her filmmaking and research.

Find out more about studying film.