Social and cultural factors affecting language acquisition
The discursive construction of culture and identity
Narratives of New Zealanders with Irish and Scots backgrounds
English as an Additional Language (EAL)
Teaching academic literacies to undergraduate and postgraduate learners
Supervising research in applied innovation and Transdisciplinary frames
Kearney, C. (2017). Narrative Inquiry: Writing Historiography. New Zealand Journal of Public History 5 (1) 19-24
Kearney, C. (2016) Southern Celts: An investigation into how people with a Celtic/Gaelic background live out their traditions in Aotearoa New Zealand. Unpublished PhD thesis, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Kearney, C (2016) Imagining peace: One hundred years of WILPF in Aotearoa New Zealand. Women's Studies Journal, 30 (1). pp. 56-61. ISSN 1173-6615
Kearney, C (2015) Southern Celts: Narrative as method and text. Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand, 56 & 57.
Kearney, C., & Andrew, M. (2013). Southern Celts: Exploring attitudes to and the use of Irish and Scottish Gaelic in New Zealand. In S. May (Ed.) Refereed conference proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity, the University of Auckland, New Zealand 22-25 November 2011ISBN 978-0-473-24021-9
Kearney, C., & Andrew, M. (2009) Beyond Buzzy Bees and Kiwi Fruit: Constructing Culture in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Adult Learning Aotearoa/New Zealand 37 1 44-56
Andrew, M., & Kearney, C. (2007). Practicing in and learning from community placements. New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics. 13(2), 31-45.
De Ishtar, Z. 1998 (2001, 2nd ed.) (Ed.). Pacific Women Speak out for Independence and Denuclearisation. My interview with Pauline Tangiora, a Rongomaiwahine kuia, ‘Weaving Women’s Lives.’
Kearney, C. (1997) Faces of the Goddess: New Zealand women about their spirituality. (Ed.) Auckland, NZ: Tandem Press