Lindsey Te Ata o Tu MacDonald
605, Locke Building
Phone: +64 364 2687
Internal Phone: 3085
School of Social and Political Sciences,
University of Canterbury,
Private Bag 4800,
Lindsey MacDonald defended his PhD thesis ‘a political philosophy of property rights’ in December 2008 and joined the political science programme at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in July of that year. Lindsey had previously lectured for the indigenous studies programme at Canterbury (2003-7), and the political science programme at Auckland University (2003). Before returning to University, Lindsey worked at Te Puni Kokiri (Ministry of Maori Development) 1996-7, and at the State Services Commission between 1998-2001. Since 2001 he has consulted to various government departments on issues ranging from Machinery of Government issues to the implications of the Treaty of Waitangi for government policy. He is also the registered contact for the Wai2237 claim on contemporary disparities in Maori Health.
POLS421 - Special Topic: Justice in the nation-state: rights, equality and substate national claims
The political philosophy of property rights, the political theory of indigeneity, identity and sub-state nationalism (including multiculturalism), & New Zealand politics
Chair, Human Ethics Committee of the University of Canterbury.
Please see Lindsey's UC SPARK Profile for a full list of publications.