Lena Rodriguez is currently researching the heath impacts of obesity in the Maori and Pacific Island community in Australia. She has co-ordinated a range of large scale projects involving this community including workshops and discussion forums on issues of culture, identity and health, and juvenile justice. She has also worked extensively in the area of women's health and childbirth education.
Refereed Conference Proceedings
Rodriguez, L. (2007) 'Impact of migration and social disadvantage on Maori and Pacific Islander health in Australia,' TASA/SAANZ Conference, Auckland, NZ.
Rodriguez, L. (2007) 'Migration and the Hybrid Construction of Identity for Maori and Pacific Islanders in Australia,' proceedings from the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, CD Rom, ISSN: 1541-5899, Honolulu.
Non-refereed Journal Articles
Rodriguez, L. (2006) 'The Role of Education in Good Governance for the South Pacific,' Pacific Arts Manuscript Bureau Newslatter, Series 5, Number 22, p. 5, RSPAS, Australian National University, Canberra.
(2006) 'Repatriation of Maori artifacts from the Australian Museaum,' presented to Tourism major students in Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle.
Rodriguez, L. (2007) 'Transitions: Health and Mobility in Asia-Pacific Populations,' Monash University, June.
Rodriguez, L. (2007) 'Migration and the Hybrid Construction of Identity for Maori and Pacific Islanders in Australia,' paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Marriott Hotel, Honolulu, 12-15 January.
Exhibitions, Commissions and Aquisitions
Rodriguez, L. (2001) 'Kainga Mai - The Return Home,' the work (mixed media) of Aboriginal, Torres Strait, Maori and Pacific Island artists, Bondi Pavilion Art Space, Bondi, Sydney.