University of Canterbury
Dr Thomas Harding is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has previously held Associate Professorships at the Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia and in the Department of Health, University College of Buskerud and Vestfold, Norway. A nurse since 1982 he has worked extensively in clinical practice and education in New Zealand, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Great Britain and Norway. He completed his PhD in 2005 where he used discourse analysis to explore the experience of men who are nurses. Subsequently, he has published numerous articles, written several book chapters, and presented widely at conferences nationally and internationally. His current research interests focus on nursing education, workforce development, and gender and cultural issues in nursing.
research interests focus on nursing education, workforce development, and gender and cultural issues in nursing.