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Dr Pita King PhD

Kaupapa Maori Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
School of Psychology

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2020)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Prizes and Awards

  • Strategic Research Excellence Fund Grant: Trans-Tasman Deportation: Understanding the experiences of the s501 deportees to New Zealand. Principal Investigator $19,740 - Massey University (2020)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Hodgetts, D., Hopner, V., Carr, S., Bar-Tal, D., Liu, JH., Saner, R., . . . Moghaddam, F. (2022). Human Security Psychology: A Linking Construct for an Eclectic Discipline. Review of General Psychology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Carr, S., Hodgetts, D., Hopner, V., King, P., Liu, J.
Yulianto, JE., Hodgetts, D., King, P., & Liu, JH. (2022). Money, memory objects and material practices in the everyday conduct of inter-ethnic marriages in Indonesia. Journal of Material Culture.
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P., Liu, J.
Hodgetts, D., Michie, E., King, P., & Groot, S. (2022). EVERYDAY INJUSTICES OF SERVING TIME IN A PENAL WELFARE SYSTEM IN AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND. Community Psychology in Global Perspective.. 8(1), 60-78
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
Yulianto, JE., Hodgetts, D., King, P., & Liu, JH. (2022). Navigating tensions in inter-ethnic marriages in Indonesia: Cultural, relational, spatial and material considerations. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 86, 227-239
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P., Liu, J.
Yulianto, JE., Hodgetts, D., King, P., & Liu, JH. (2022). The assemblage of inter-ethnic marriages in Indonesia. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology. 32(4), 706-720
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P., Liu, J.
Hodgetts, D., Rua, M., Groot, S., Hopner, V., Drew, N., King, P., . . . Blake, D. (2022). Relational ethics meets principled practice in community research engagements to understand and address homelessness. Journal of Community Psychology. 50(4), 1980-1992
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., Hopner, V., King, P.
Hodgetts, D., Andriolo, A., Stolte, O., & King, P. (2022). An impressionistic orientation towards visual inquiry into the conduct of everyday life. Qualitative Research in Psychology. 19(3), 831-852
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
King, P., Hodgetts, D., & Guimarães, DS. (2021). Towards rethinking the primacy of epistemology in psychology: Introduction to the special section. Theory and Psychology. 31(2), 153-160
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
Black, A., Hodgetts, D., & King, P. (2020). Women’s everyday resistance to intimate partner violence. Feminism and Psychology. 30(4), 529-549
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
King, P. (2019). The woven self: An auto-ethnography of cultural disruption and connectedness. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation. 8(3), 107-123
[Journal article]Authored by: King, P.
King, P., Hodgetts, D., Rua, M., & Morgan, M. (2018). When the Marae Moves into the City: Being Māori in Urban Palmerston North. City and Community. 17(4), 1189-1208
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P., Morgan, C.
King, P., & Robertson, N. (2017). Māori men, relationships, and everyday practices: towards broadening domestic violence research. AlterNative. 13(4), 210-217
[Journal article]Authored by: King, P.
King, P., & Robertson, N. (2017). Māori men, relationships, and everyday practices: towards broadening domestic violence research. AlterNative. 13(4), 210-217
[Journal article]Authored by: King, P.
King, P., Hodgetts, D., Rua, M., & Morgan, M. (2017). Disrupting being on an industrial scale: Towards a theorization of Māori ways-of-being. Theory and Psychology. 27(6), 725-740
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P., Morgan, C.
King, P., & Hodgetts, D. (2017). Gathering a few thoughts on ‘Neo-Confucian epistemology and Chinese philosophy’. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. 20(2), 161-165
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
King, PRW., Young-Hauser, A., Li, W., Rua, M., & Nikora, LW. (2012). Exploring the nature of intimate relationships: A Māori perspective. The Australian Community Psychologist. 24(1), 86-96
[Journal article]Authored by: King, P., Young-Hauser, A.
King, P., Hodgetts, DJ., Rua, M., & Te Whetu, T. (2015). Older men gardening on the Marae. Alternative. 11(1), 14-28
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.

Book

Liu, JH., & King, P. (2021). What is an appropriate philosophy of human science for 21st- century indigenous psychologies?. In Global Epistemologies and Philosophies of Science. (pp. 220 - 230).
[Chapter]Authored by: King, P., Liu, J.
Martin, A., King, P., & Hodgetts, D. (2021). Welfare in the media: Issues of coloniality and symbolic power in the case of metiria turei. In The Routledge Companion to Media and Poverty. (pp. 310 - 320).
[Chapter]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
Groot, S., King, P., Nikora, L., Beckford, K., & Hodgetts, D. (2020). Pōwhiri: Rituals of Encounter, Recognition and Engagement: A Commentary on ‘Dialogical Multiplication: Principles for an Indigenous Psychology’. In D. Guimarães (Ed.) Dialogical Multiplication: Principles for an Indigenous Psychology. (pp. 151 - 159). Switzerland: Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
Nikora, LW., Masters-Awatere, B., Rua, M., Hopner, V., Alefaio-Tugia, S., Stewart, M., . . . Carr, SC. (2017). Indigenized internationalization: Developments and lessons from two Aotearoa/New Zealand universities. In GJ. Rich, UP. Gielen, & H. Takooshian (Eds.) Internationalizing the teaching of psychology: A volume in: Advances in cultural psychology: Constructing human development. (pp. 129 - 142). Charlotte, NC, United States of America: Information Age Publishing Inc.
[Chapter]Authored by: Alefaio-Tugia, S., Carr, S., Hodgetts, D., Hopner, V., King, P.
King, P., Hodgetts, D., Rua, M., & Te Whetu, T. (2016). Emplaced cultural practices through which homeless men can be Māori. In EJ. Peters, & J. Christensen (Eds.) Indigenous Homelessness: Perspectives from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. (pp. 363 - 388). Canada: University of Manitoba Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.
Hodgetts, D., Rua, M., King, P., & Te Whetu, T. (2015). The ordinary in the extra-ordinary: Everyday lives textured by homelessness. In Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life. (pp. 124 - 144). : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.Contributed to by: King, P.
Hodgetts, D., Rua, M., King, P., & Whetu, TT. (2015). The ordinary in the extra ordinary: Everyday living textured by homelessness. In Psychology and the Conduct of Everyday Life. (pp. 124 - 144).
[Chapter]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P.

Conference

Dege, M., Bamberg, M., Hopner, V., Carr, S., King, P., & Hodgetts, D. (2022, March). Beyond Western Identity. Presented at 2022 Midwinter Meeting for APA Division 24, Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. Berlin.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carr, S., Hodgetts, D., Hopner, V., King, P.Contributed to by: Hopner, V.
King, P., Hodgetts, D., Morgan, C., & Rua, M. (2018, October). When the marae moves into the city: Being Māori in urban Palmerston North. Presented at 7th ICCP 2018 International Conference on Community Psychology. Santiago, Chile.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P., Morgan, C.
King, P., Hodgetts, DJ., Morgan, CA., & Rua, M. (2016, May). An indigenous and community interpretation of European philosophical contributions to understanding Māori ways-of-being. Presented at 6th ICCP 2016 International Conference on Community Psychology. Durban, South Africa.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hodgetts, D., King, P., Morgan, C.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 3 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Ahnya Martin - Doctor of Philosophy
    Experiences of precarity for Māori and Pākehā households in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
  • Nuke Martiarini - Doctor of Philosophy
    CREATING ENCLAVES OF CARE AND SUPPORT WITHIN MUSLIM MIGRANT WOMEN GROUPS IN AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND
  • Victoria Nazari - Doctor of Clinical Psychology
    Dares in the virtual: The construction of Social Media Challenges

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2022 - Jony Yulianto - Doctor of Philosophy
    The everyday conduct of inter-ethnic marriages in Indonesia: Participants navigating points of tension and cultivating harmony through adaptive socio-cultural practices