Deputy Director, Equity and Diversity; Executive Manager
Kate Hannah has a Master of Arts (2004) from Waikato University in 19th Century American Literary Culture. Her principal research area is the historiography of the history of science, with a focus on the cultures and subcultures of science, gender in science history, and narrative and complexity. Kate holds more than one role at Te Pūnaha Matatini, a New Zealand Centre of Research Excellence for complex systems and networks – executive manager, associate investigator and deputy director (equity and diversity). She is a research fellow in the Department of Physics at the University of Auckland, course convener of Science Scholars 101, and a Te Pūnaha Matatini-funded PhD candidate in the Science and Society Group at Victoria University Wellington, investigating novel hybrid methodologies for the historiography of science. Basically, she’s a historian in a Physics department. More about Kate.