Danny Keenan (Ngati Te Whiti Ahi Ka, Te Atiawa) has a PhD in history from Massey University. He has worked in the Department of Maori Affairs and is a former senior lecturer in Maori/New Zealand history at Massey University, Palmerston North. He was visiting Fulbright professor at Georgetown University, Washington DC, in 2009. He is now a full-time writer, and most recently he has written Terror in Our Midst? Searching for Terror in Aotearoa New Zealand and was the editor of HUIA Histories of Maori. He is currently working on a book about Te Whiti o Rongomai and Parihaka.