Recipient of the prestigious Rowheath Trust Award and Carl Smith Medal in 2008, Angela Wanhalla (Ngāi Tahu) lectures in history at the University of Otago. She is currently engaged in a research project tracing the fate of children fathered by American servicemen in the South Pacific Command during World War II funded by a Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Grant. Publishing in international as well as New Zealand periodicals, Angela Wanhalla draws on a strong theoretical framework for her writing on Māori society.
Matters of the Heart: A History of Interracial Marriage in New Zealand (Auckland University Press, 2013)
Early New Zealand Photography: Images and Essays, co-edited with Erika Wolf (Otago University Press, 2011)
In/visible Sight: The Mixed-Descent Families of Southern New Zealand (Bridget Williams Books, 2009)