Areas of expertise

  • Clinical
  • Community
  • Research
  • Management

Education

  • BSW (Hons)
  • MPP
  • PhD

Analosa Veukiso-Ulugia

HRC Postdoctoral Fellow (in partnership with the University of Auckland)

Analosa is a Sāmoan academic in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, at the University of Auckland. A health professional specialising in Pacific youth health, Analosa is committed to the empowerment of Pacific communities, specifically in the area of sexual health and mental wellbeing.  Analosa draws on over 15 years of clinical, community, research and management experience.

In 2020, Analosa was awarded a Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) Pacific Postdoctoral Fellowship.  Hosted by the University of Auckland and Moana Research, Analosa’s three-year research project ‘Nesian Narratives – Enhancing Sexuality Education for Pacific communities’ involves the development, pilot and evaluation of a Pacific resource toolkit in relationship and sexuality education for New Zealand primary school teachers.  



PUBLICATIONS

  • Veukiso-Ulugia, A. (2017). Challenging dominant discourses in Samoan sexuality. Paper presented at Australian New Zealand Social Worker and Welfare Education and Research (ANZSWWER) Conference: Challenging Dominant Discourses, Auckland, New Zealand. 7 September – 8 September 2017.
  • Veukiso-Ulugia, A. (2016). ‘Good Sāmoan kids’ – fact or fable? Sexual health behaviour of Sāmoan youth in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Sociology, 31 (2), 74-95.
  • Veukiso-Ulugia, A. (2013). Pacific and proud. Effective practice when working with Pacific communities. Paper presented at Family Planning Conference 2013 – Positive Sexual Health, Wellington, New Zealand. 31 October – 2 November 2013.
  • Veukiso-Ulugia, A. (2013). “Reach for the stars” – Easier said than done?. Paper presented at Maori and Pacific Sexual and Reproductive Health Consoritum 2013, Hamilton, New Zealand. 30 May – 31 May 2013.