Dr Sandy Kerr
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Sandy’s main focus at Carey is research associate, co-teaching our Research Methods course and supervising thesis work especially with Māori students assisting greatly in our endeavour to produce New Zealand facing post-graduate research.
Sandy completed a Diploma in Missions at Carey in 1999, followed by 4 years as Community Pastor at Epsom Baptist Church. She has a MA in Education (Māori) from Auckland University and a PhD in Public Policy from Massey University. Her PhD thesis title was Searching for good evaluation – a hikoi.
Sandy is a qualitative researcher and has worked on more than 60 research projects. She has taught research methods both in New Zealand and as a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, a public research university in the United States. Sandy has particular expertise in Māori methodologies, but is keen to help cultivate qualitative research skills in any new or emerging researchers.