Brendan Hokowhitu is Mäori of the Pukenga people. He is Associate Professor in Te Tumu, the School of Mäori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies at the University of Otago, Aotearoa/New Zealand. Within Te Tumu, Brendan is the Programme Coordinator of Indigenous Studies. Hokowhitu gained his doctorate from Otago in 2002, and has published extensively on the subject of Mäori and popular culture, including masculinity, sport and film. He has articles in reputable international journals such as The Contemporary Pacific, Cultural Studies Review, International Journal of the History of Sport, Sociology of Sport Journal, Culture: Sport: Society, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, New Zealand Sociology, and New Zealand Journal of Media Studies. Hokowhitu also has seven chapters in various edited collections, and two entries in the International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities (Routledge). Currently, Hokowhitu is completing his sole-authored book, Indigenous Masculinities: The Construction of Mäori Men. Brendan is also lead editor of two collections, the first, Indigenous Media in Aotearoa/New Zealand (in negotiations with University of Minnesota Press) and Indigenous Identity and Resistance (University of Otago Press).