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Dr Steven Elers

Lecturer

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

I have a range of tertiary qualifications including the following at postgraduate level -

  • PhD (Communication Studies)
  • Master of Public Relations
  • Master of Learning and Development
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Research Expertise

Research Interests

Critical Theories including:

Critical Race Theory

Kaupapa Maori

Postcolonial Criticism

Cultural Studies

Semiotics

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Communication and Media Studies (200100): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000)

Research Outputs

Journal

Elers, S. (2018). A ‘white New Zealand’: Anti-Chinese racist political discourse from 1880 to 1920. China Media Research [ERA journal rank: B].
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S., & Elers, P. (2017). Myth, Māori and two cartoons: A semiotic analysis. Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics. 14(2/3), 42-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S., Elers, P.
Elers, S. (2017). A day in New Zealand Parliament: June 15, 1881. Postcolonial Text [ERA journal rank: B]. 12(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, SW. (2016). Refuting Denzin’s claims: Grounded theory and indigenous research. Grounded Theory Review. 15(2), 111-117 Retrieved from http://groundedtheoryreview.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S., Nelson, F., & Johnson, R. (2015). Māori perspectives of public information advertising campaigns. Intercultural Communication Studies. 24(1), 31-49 Retrieved from http://web.uri.edu/iaics/iaics-journal/
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2014). Māori are scum, stupid, lazy: Māori according to Google. Te Kaharoa: The e-Journal on Indigenous Pacific Issues. 7(1), 16-24 Retrieved from http://www.tekaharoa.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2014). Online investigation: Using the internet for investigative policing practice. Australasian Policing: A Journal of Professional Practice and Research. 6(1), 7-9 Retrieved from http://www.aipol.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S., & Elers, P. (2013). He aha tēnei? A content analysis of Māori representation on the New Zealand Police homepage. Australasian Policing: A Journal of Professional Practice and Research. 5(2), 29-31 Retrieved from http://www.aipol.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S., Elers, P.
Elers, S. (2012). Police interactions with Māori: A contributing factor in disproportionate crime statistics. Australasian Policing: A Journal of Professional Practice and Research. 4(2), 40-41 Retrieved from http://www.aipol.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Elers, S.

Book

Vaccarino, F., & Elers, SW. (2017). Te toka tū moana: Māori leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand. In D. Halkias, JC. Santora, N. Harkiolakis, & PW. Thurman (Eds.) Leadership and Change Management: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. (pp. 84 - 95). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Elers, S., Vaccarino, F.

Thesis

Elers, SW. (2016). Public information advertisements: Māori perspectives. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Elers, S.

Report

Elers, SW. (2017). Strategic Communication Plan.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Elers, S.

Conference

Elers, S.E-indigenous: Towards a theory of communication practices with Māori. . Fukuoka, Japan
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, SW. (2016, January). The ethical issues of e-learning: Student data online and unprotected. Presented at 7th Biennial CRIE Conference: Trends and Issues in International Education. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2015). Health databases: Confidential patient information and governance responsibilities. In J. Humphreys (Ed.) Academy of Management Proceedings. (pp. 12545 - 12545). : 2015 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2015, February). Social marketing in Aotearoa: Community consultation, engagement and ownership. Presented at Community Development Conference. Unitec Institute of Technology.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2015, February). Public information advertisements: Perspectives from a Māori paradigm. Presented at Indigenous Research Symposium. Auckland University of Technology.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2014, November). Conducting research with Māori: Experiences, reflections and lessons from a Communication Studies PhD. Presented at 20th Anniversary of Pacific Journalism Review. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2014, November). Māori social stratification: Understanding, experiences and depictions in public information advertisements. Presented at Annual National Māori Doctoral Conference. Maketu Marae, Kawhia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2014, November). Stereotyping the savage: Insights into New Zealand advertising. Presented at 2014 Conference of the Māori Association of Social Science. Massey University.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.
Elers, S. (2014, July). Māori perspectives of public information advertising campaigns. Presented at 20th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies. University of Rhode Island.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.

Other

Elers, SW. (2016, September). A white New Zealand: Political discourse from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Presented at Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Elers, S.

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