Angela Wanhalla

Scholar in histories of race and intimacy within and across colonial cultures.

 

Angela Wanhalla is an associate professor in the Department of History and Art History at the University of Otago. Her research sits at the intersection of race, gender and colonialism, with a particular interest in histories of race and intimacy within and across colonial cultures. Her book Matters of the Heart: A History of Interracial Marriage in New Zealand (Auckland University Press, 2013), was awarded the Ernest Scott Prize by the Australian Historical Association for the most distinguished contribution to the history of Australia or New Zealand. Her current project is concerned with the politics of intimacy in New Zealand, which is funded by a Royal Society of New Zealand Rutherford Discovery Fellowship.