PhD research and student profiles

To find out more about our PhD students, their research and how to contact them, visit their individual profile pages via the links below.

Barbara Bedeschi-Lewando

Pacific policy innovation for the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Rose Cole

Non-political staff in Ministerial Offices: Navigating the 'event horizon' between politics and the Public Service

Ros Coote

Seeing stewardship as it unfolds: What will stewardship become in the context of New Zealand state sector reforms?

James Gluck

Trading in influence: Corruption with a friendly face?

Nicholas Huntington

Power and evidence in New Zealand skills policy: Understanding policy practitioners' engagement with evidence

Samradhni Jog

A critical investigation of leadership development within the New Zealand public service

Kristen Maynard

He Kākano nō Rangiātea: Wairua in a public service context

Jaimie Monk

"Just give me some space". The effect of poverty on child development: the role of stress, cognitive load and screen time

Toby Moore

Downwards nominal wage rigidity and public policy in New Zealand

Phillip Riley

Early childhood education and family dynamics

Geetanjali Sharma

Towards a better understanding of regulatory mixes in health-care related task shifting: A comparative analysis of the United Kingdom and Canada.

Conal Smith

Income, experienced wellbeing, and measuring the value of non-market outcomes

Lola Toppin-Casserly

Getting ethical leadership right at the top of our organisations to achieve more ethical and thriving organisations and people.

Mpaphi Tsholofelo

Good governance and economic diversification

Hoa Viet Dao

Comparative studies on transport investment under state budget and PPP in a developing country

Hoa Vo

Assessing policy success in Vietnam: A case of farming land policy for ethnic minorities from 2002 to 2020

Stephanie Worboys

Exploring the relationship between justice and forgiveness

Masashi Yui

An exploration of the relationship between government type and bureaucratic structural reorganisation in New Zealand, 1960-2014