Name: Mary Butler

Position: Principal lecturer/Master’s coordinator

Location: Dunedin

Phone: 03 479 6073

Email: mary.butler@op.ac.nz

Academic and Professional qualifications

Qualification Institution Field Year conferred
GDTE Otago Polytechnic Tertiary Education 2013
PhD University of Otago Philosophy 2008
MA University of Otago Anthropology 2000
BscOT Edinburgh University Occupational Therapy 1990
BA University College Dublin Anthropology 1984

Recent professional experience

From year To year Role
2015 Present Principal lecturer, School of Occupational Therapy (f/t)
2011 2015 Senior lecturer, School of Occupational Therapy (p/t)
2011 2015 Clinical tutor, School of Medicine, University of Otago.

Professional development

Year Title
2013 Certificate in Mata a Ao Maori (level 4)
2013 Graduate diploma in Tertiary Education


2016 Otago Polytechnic, Staff Award: Excellence in Research & Enterprise