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, and conjoint associate professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Newcastle. She is a fellow of the New Zealand Indian Research Institute, and an affiliated researcher of Centre for Global Migrations (Otago). Her research has concerned the Indian diaspora, development, gender, ethnicity, mental health and work within the Asia–Pacific. She taught at the University of the South Pacific, Kenyatta University and for 27 years at the University of Otago. Her books include Indian Settlers: The Story of a New Zealand South Asian Community (2007), To Labour with the State (1997), Colonizing Madness: Asylum and Community in Fiji (2020), and A University for the Pacific: 50 Years of USP (2018).