Chris Muckersie

I began working at IPC in 1994 as a lecturer in environmental studies. Over the years I have taught classes ranging from level 2 in the now defunct DIS programme through to 700 level in degree. My role at IPU currently involves teaching in the BCIS programme, teaching classes within the International Studies programmes for two Clark Memorial High Schools in Japan and assisting the Health and Safety Coordinator in supporting the health and safety of IPU staff, students and visitors, and ensuring that IPU is compliant with the Health and Safety at Work Act (2015) and associated regulations.



MA (Geography), Massey University; BA (Geography), Massey University; Postgraduate Certificate in Business, Massey University; Certificate in Adult Education, Massey University; Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning, Massey University.


Degree papers including Global Environmental Issues, Urban Environmental Issues, Natural Disasters & Emergency Management, Introduction to Environmental Sustainability, Business and Sustainability. DIS papers including Business and the Environment, Eco Business, Environmental Issues in the Media, Endangered Species and Final Projects for both the environmental studies and tourism streams. Many different subjects taught for Tokyo Clark Memorial High School and Osaka Clark Memorial High School distance classes, including world religions, business brands, gender & sexism, history of the Olympic games, Antarctica, animal intelligence and weather related disasters.


Canada, New Zealand.


Graduate Assistant in the Geography Department at Massey University





"The more you know, the less you need."
- Yvon Chouinard