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Author Archive for: Charlotte-Harata
Charlotte Šunde’s research centres on cultural values, knowledge systems and relationships for environmental management. Charlotte has over 15 years experience in the tertiary education sector, as a researcher, lecturer, editor, and research development manager of the urban research initiative, Transforming Cities: Innovations for Sustainable Cities. She currently works at the University of Auckland Research Office as team leader of the national research collaborations (New Zealand’s Centres of Research Excellence and National Science Challenges). Charlotte’s PhD in environmental planning from Massey University (2004) was entitled, The Water or the Wave? Toward a Cross-Cultural Ecology of Understanding for Environmental Practice, and approached cross-cultural environmental relationships from the perspective of worldviews, critiques of development and the ecological sciences, with application to environmental planning cases. Charlotte enjoys the challenge of interdisciplinary and multi-institutional research that has a transdicisplinary outreach, and has engaged in research projects and creative practice that spans the environmental and social sciences, arts and humanities. Engagements in art-science-education projects include the ‘fluid city’ project (2011-2015) with public performances in central and south Auckland and Taranaki. Charlotte has also written research reports for major national research programmes: Building Effective Cross-Cultural Relationships in Environmental Management (2012, Manaaki Taha Moana project) and Cultural Knowledge Systems and the Ecosystem Approach (2012, Iwi Ecosystem Services project).