Katharina Rukstuhl

Katharina Rukstuhl

Dr Katharina Ruckstuhl (Ngāi Tahu, Rangitāne) is an Associate Dean Māori at the Otago Business School, University of Otago, Dunedin. Her role in the Business School focuses on strategic empowerment of Māori students and staff with a particular focus on Māori entrepreneurship. She has strong connections to her tribal group of Ngāi Tahu. Dr Ruckstuhl co-leads the Building New Zealand’s Innovation social science research of the National Science Challenge, Science for Technological Innovation. She is also the Vision Mātauranga (Māori knowledge) leader, a theme that crosses all of the Challenge’s research activities. She has published in the areas of: Māori language; resource extraction in Māori territories; Māori entrepreneurship in SMEs; Indigenous science and technology and Indigenous knowledge.

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