Jacqueline Leckie

Jacqueline Leckie is a researcher and writer based in Ōtepoti Dunedin. She was a former J. D. Stout research fellow and is now an adjunct research fellow with the Stout Centre for New Zealand Studies at Victoria University of Wellington Te Herenga Waka, and conjoint associate professor in the School of Creative Industries and Social Science at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She is a fellow of the New Zealand Indian Research Institute, an affiliated researcher of Centre for Global Migrations (Otago), and co-editor of the Journal of Pacific History. She has taught at the University of the South Pacific, Kenyatta University and the University of Otago. Her publications have covered health history, the Indian diaspora, gender, ethnicity, and work within the Asia–Pacific. Her books include Invisible: New Zealand’s History of Excluding Kiwi-Indians (2021), Colonizing Madness: Asylum and Community in Fiji (2020), Indian Settlers: The Story of a New Zealand South Asian Community (2007), To Labour with the State (1997), and A University for the Pacific: 50 Years of USP (2018).