Associate Professor Camille Nakhid is from Trinidad and Tobago. She has a BSc in Chemistry from New York, and completed a Diploma in Secondary Teaching in Chemistry and Mathematics, a Masters in Education Administration (Hons), and a Doctor of Education (EdD) in New Zealand.
Camille's research interests include: the sociology of education; the social construction of identity; appropriate research methodologies for marginalised and minority groups; race and ethnicity; and Māori and Pasifika academic achievement.
She is in the School of Social Sciences, AUT University, and is also chair of the Pacific Media Centre Advisory Board.
In 2018, Dr Nakhid was recognised for services to ethnic communities and education in the New Years Honours List, becoming a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.