Rangimarie Mahuika from the University of Waikato is one of six 2019 Fulbright New Zealand New Zealand Scholar Award Grantees.
Ms Mahuika will use the award to research the connections and contrasts between traditional Māori and Native American legal and political concepts at the University of Colorado in Denver, Colorado.
Rangimarie Mahuika has just completed a PhD at the University of Waikato, after previously completing degrees in Education and Law and working at the University for a time too.
Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Awards are for New Zealand academics, artists or professionals to lecture and/or conduct research at United States institutions. A small number of awards valued at up to US$37,500 are granted each year, towards three to five months of lecturing and/or research.