Dr Stephanie Kelly

Centre of LearningHealth and Social Services 

School: School of Health 

Teaching Programme: Masters of Professional Practice in Health and Social Services

Research Speciality: Critical Leadership, critical management studies, professional identities, cultural identities; ethnographic method and methodology. 

 

Academic Qualifications 

2017: National Level 5 Certificate: Professional Workplace Supervision, WelTec, Wellington. 

2016: National Level 5 Certificate: Adult Teaching and Education, SIT, Invercargill. 

2002: PhD: Sociology, Canterbury University, Christchurch. 

1991: Masters: Sociology, Canterbury University, Christchurch. 

1989: BA Honours: Sociology, Canterbury University, Christchurch. 

1988: BA: Sociology, Canterbury University, Christchurch. 

 

Professional Positions Held 

March 2016  presentLecturerMasters of Professional Practice in Health and Social ServicesWelTecNew Zealand 

2017: External AdvisorWest Midlands Social Work Teaching Partnership on the co-development of the Leadership Framework for Social Work Practice Birmingham University/Birmingham City Council 

2016-2017External AdvisorHealth and Aging Research Team School of Public HealthMassey University 

October 2011 – January 2015Manager Strategic Services/Group Manager, Business Development Policy and PlanningBachelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary EducationNorthern Territory, Australia 

March – June 2011Professor, Sociology Department, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada 

June 2010 – June 2011Writer/Researcher – Centennary Social History,Crown Solicitor OfficeChristchurch and Westland, New Zealand 

2008 – 2010Lecturer, CPIT, Christchurch New ZealandSocial Work degree programme 

1990  2010Lecturer, University of Canterbury, New ZealandDepartments of: Social Work & Human Services, Sociology, Anthropology, Maori Studies 

1995 – 2010Independent Community Researcher/Policy Facilitator:

Independent Researcher working on multiple social and community research projects for local government, central government, and community agencies in Christchurch New Zealand.  This included a significant amount of community needs analyses, impact assessments and strategies for national government and Christchurch City Council. 

  • Proposal development; funding acquisition; development of methodologies and research designs; all data gathering; presentation research findings and recommendations. 
  • Research topics:  Community Needs Analyses; poverty; housing issues; employment issues; youth issues; children’s issues; service reviews; action research. 
  • Area of specialisation:  Qualitative Research Methodologies and methods; Participatory Action Research; Community Development; Kaupapa Maori research; Evaluation; Ethnography; Life history as methodology and method; Grounded theory/practice. 

 

Professional Distinctions and Memberships 

2017 member Sociological Association of New Zealand (SAANZ) 

 

Journal Articles 

Kelly, S., & Richardson, F. (2015). Working the gap: Negotiating private troubles, public issues in Northern Territory Indigenous Australia. The international journal of diverse identities, 14(1). 

Kelly, S., & Stanley, T. (2012). Where science meets art: Sociology and social work. Sociology Mind, 2(04), 335. 

Richardson, F., & Kelly, S. (2015). Kelly, S. & Richardson, F. (2015). Working the gap: negotiating private troubles, public Issues in northern territory indigenous australia. International Journal of Diverse Identities 14(1):1-10 (January)., 14(1), pp.1-10 (January). 

Stanley, T., & Kelly, S. (2008). Sociological analysis for social work: A teaching and practice toolkit. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 20(1). 

Stanley, T., & Kelly, S., (2010). Weaving sociology into New Zealand social work education. Social Work Education, 29(6), 683-694. 

Stanley, T., & Kelly, S. (2017). Extending the borders of practice frameworks. Practice Social Work in Action, Volume 30 2018,  Article accepted for publication. 

van Heugten, K., Kelly, S., & Stanley, T. (2013). Taking a sociological approach to oppression in the neoliberal human services and education workplace: The practice gains. 

 

Books and Book Chapters 

Kelly, S. (1998). Corporate Rhetoric, Personal Narrative and the Construction of Contemporary Ngai Tahu Identity. He Pounamu Korero: Politics, Policy and Practice: Essays in Honour of Bill Willmot, 79-96. Canterbury University Press. 

Kelly, S. (2004). The significance of collaborative local relationships for Ngai Tahu Whanui from 1990-2002 to the Future. A report prepared for Auckland University Local Partnerships and governance Research Group. 

 

Conference Proceedings 

Kelly, S., DomDom, J., Crawford, R., & Ulloa, M. (2017). Kelly, S., DomDom, J., Crawford, R., & Ulloa, M. (2017). A shared space: An innovative approach to interprofessional education in New Zealand. National Tertiary Learning & Teaching Conference, Unitec, Auckland. Article accepted for publication in Conference Proceedings 2017. 

 

Recent Conferences 

Beaumont, S., Kelly, S., & Arcus, K. What informs practicing social workers for engagement with diversity in an Aotearoa New Zealand context. (2017). In Chris Gosling (Chair), WelTec Whitireia Open Polytech Research Symposium. Presented atWelTec Whitireia Open Polytech Research Symposium, Whitireia. 

Kelly, S. Meaningful practice leadership: Extending the borders of practice frameworks. (2017). In Chris Gosling (Chair), WelTec Whitireia Open Polytech Research Symposium. Presented at WelTec Whitireia Open Polytech Research Symposium, Whitireia. 

Kelly, S. (2017). What are you going to do about it? Weaving the public, the private and the professional theoretically, methodologically and really. Presented at 10th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 3 July 2017. 

Kelly, S. (2017). A professional workshop to critically consider ‘common ground’ across Indigenous and non Indigenous knowledges in a complex cross cultural education environment. Presented at WelTec/Whitireia Research Symposium, WelTec Petone Campus. 

Kelly, S., DomDom, J., Crawford, R., & Ulloa, M. (2017). A shared space: An innovative approach to interprofessional education in New Zealand. National Tertiary Learning & Teaching Conference, Unitec, Auckland. 

Khrypko, Y., DomDom, J., & Kelly, S. (2017). "Opportunities for inter-discplinary post-graduate student research collaboration across WelTec & Whitireia". Presented at Teaching & Learning Forum, WelTec Petone Campus. 

Richardson, F., & Kelly, S. Cultural Safety Education in a Fragmenting Neo Liberal World. (2017). 17th International Conference on the Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, Charles Darwin University, Australia. 

Stanton, S. and Kelly, S. (2014). ‘Closing the Gap’: considering contextualised uses of knowledge and identity frameworks for Indigenous and non-Indigenous, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education 40th Anniversary Conference, Australia. 

Kelly, S. and Richardson, F. (2013). ‘Working the Gap: Negotiating ‘Private Troubles’ and ‘Public Issues’, a paper presented at 13th International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia. 

van Heugten, K., Kelly, S., & Stanley, T. (2013). Taking a sociological approach to oppression in the neoliberal human services and education workplace: The practice gains. International Conference on Sociology and Social Work. Aalborg University, Denmark. 

Kelly, S. (2013). ‘What works in Indigenous employment?’ Indigenous Forces at Work Conference, Jobs Australia, Darwin May 2013. Discussion Panel Member. 

Kelly, S. (2013). ‘Employment & Training Stream: Pre-employment and training pathways’. Presented at 5. Indigenous Forces at Work Conference, Jobs Australia, May 2013, Darwin. 

Kelly, S., Roundhill, C., & Richter, P. (2012). ‘Work readiness and transition to work - Community Development Employment Program Resource Unit (CDEPRU)’. Presented at Indigenous Forces at Work Conference, Jobs Australia, March 2012, Alice Springs, Australia. 

 

Completed Reports 

Kelly, S. (2013). Scoping of post release employment and education support tracking framework for Berrimah Construction Services (Darwin Prison). 

Kelly, S. (2012). A Social Centennary of Raymond Donnelly and Company - the Crown Solicitor's Office for Canterbury and Westland: 1911 to 2011. Researched and written for Raymond Donnelly and Company to mark 100 year anniversary. 

List of Community Research Reports:  1995 - 2014 Can be attached. 

 

Other

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2017 Consultant/member of: West Midlands Social Work Teaching Partnership Board (partnership between Birmingham University and Birmingham City Council), as an external subject expert, to contribute through academic research and writing in the area of leadership and professional disciplines. First step is co-writing/publication of introductory journal article: 'Meaningful practice leadership: Extending the borders of practice frameworks', Dr. Tony Stanley and Dr Stephanie Kelly.   

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2017 Peer Reviewer: Abstract submissions for WelTec/Whitireia Research Symposium   

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2017 WelTec/Whitireia Research and Enterprise Fund Panel   

Researcher development 2017 Principal Supervisor Masters thesis, Masters of Professional Practice in Health and Social Services, WelTec/Whitireia 2017, 'The relationship between the mental health Support Worker and tangata whai ora'. Abbie Ranui   

Researcher development 2017 Principal Supervisor Masters thesis, Masters of Professional Practice in Health and Social Services, WelTec/Whitireia 2017, 'How the wellbeing of addiction practitioners is affected by their professional practice'. Lisa Phillips.   

Researcher development 2017 Principal Supervisor Masters research project, Masters of Professional Practice in Health and Social Services, WelTec/Whitireia 2017, 'Employee perspectives of management communicatin practices in the Aotearoa New Zealand tertiary education sector'. Mumtaz Parker   

Researcher development 2017 Chair and Facilitator, monthly School Research series, School of Social Services, WelTec, Wellington, New Zealand.   

Student factors 2016 Principal Supervisor Masters thesis, Masters of Professional Practice in Helath and Social Services, WelTec/Whitireia 2016/2017 due for submission April 2017 Thesis title: Aotearoa New Zealand Social Workers Engagement with Diversity: What Informs Practice?  

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2016 Contribution to WelTec Research Environment: Regular attendance at WelTec/Whitireia Postgraduate Board of Studies to contribute to discussion and approval of student and staff research   

Researcher development 2016 Contribution to/guest speaker: WelTec/Whitireia Masters of Professional Practice in Health and Social Services Research Methods and Thesis papers.   

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2016 Contributrion to WelTec/Whitireia Research Environment: Attendance and assistance/support at WelTec staff PD and co development of staff research development intitiatives with Beatrice Dias (Research and Enterprise office), Joey DomDom (MPP) and Maria Ulloa (MPP).   

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2016 Contributor as panel member: WelTec Research and Enterprise Funding Panel September 2016.   

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2016 Inaugural Presenter: Whitireia Faculty of Health Winter-Spring Lunchtime Research Series 03 August 2016   

Researcher development 2016 Peer Reviewer: Abstract submissions for WelTec/Whitireia Research Symposium  

Contribution to research discipline and environment 2016 WelTec/Whitireia Research and Enterprise Fund Panel   

Facilitation, networking and collaboration 2014 Research Consortia: Research, Teaching and Learning Division, Batchelor Institute NintiOne managing the Cooperative Centre for Remote Economic Participation Stephanie Kelly as Batchelor Insittute representative on Consortia for: Pathways of Learning for Employment within a Correctional Centre: The remote Aboriginal experience By Dr Eva McRae-Williams, Ph.D. August, 2014.   

2013 Principal Supervisor: Violet Dargan, Masters of Indigenous Knowledges student Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Australia Research topic: The complexities of Aboriginal identity as understood and formed by individuals in the narrative of their own life. 

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