Dr Sam Manuela
Lecturer, PhD in Psychology
Dr Sam Manuela is Cook Island and European. He currently works as a Senior Lecturer in Te Kura Mātai Hinengaro – School of Psychology at Waipapa Taumata Rau – The University of Auckland.
Sam has a range of research interests including: the relationships between Pacific ethnic identities and wellbeing; Pacific multiethnic identities; Pacific knowledge, values, and epistemologies in psychology; Pacific Rainbow health and wellbeing; Pacific mental health in Aotearoa; Cook Islands mental health.