Dr Karyn Paringatai
Dr Karyn Paringatai(Ngāti Porou) is a Lecturer in Te Tumu – School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies, at the University of Otago (Dunedin, NZ) where she teaches in the area of Māori language and Māori performing arts. She also has particular research interests in Māori urbanisation and identity development and maintenance, particularly amongst those living away from their tribal areas.
BA LLB(Hons) LLM (Auck)
Tena koutou katoa. Ko tetaki mokopuna ahau na Te Roroa me Ngati Porou no te whenua a Te Tai Tokerau me Te Tai Rawhiti. Khylee is from the iwi of Te Roroa/Ngapuhi and Ngati Porou, and practiced as a criminal and family lawyer before joining the Faculty of Law at the University of Auckland in 1998. Her teaching responsibilities include Criminal Law, Advanced Criminal Law, and Youth Justice.
Khylee has published research on Maori women in prison, Maori in the criminal law, dispute resolution and Maori and privacy. Her current research projects include planning a monograph on “Maori Law Stories”, contributing to the Feminist Judgments Project, researching comparative legal education of indigenous students and the place of apology in criminal justice. In 2014 Khylee won a National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award.