The University of Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand
Jean M Allen is a doctoral student in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand. She has a background teaching in primary schools. Jean has always had a strong interest in justice and power, which lead her to carry out research on how youth negotiate and resist media power. Currently, Jean’s research is in the field of health education with a particular focus on challenging the Eurocentric frameworks that surround health practices by centring indigenous knowledges about health and wellbeing.