Carwyn Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Victoria. His primary research interests relate to the Treaty of Waitangi and Indigenous legal traditions. He has worked at the Waitangi Tribunal, the Māori Land Court, and the Office of Treaty Settlements and is the co-editor of the Māori Law Review. He has been directly involved in the negotiation of the settlement of the historical Treaty of Waitangi claims of the iwi and hapū of Te Rohe o Te Wairoa. In 2012 he was a United Nations Indigenous Fellow and in 2014 he was awarded the Marsden Fast-Start Grant by the Royal Society of New Zealand for his scholarship on Māori legal traditions.