Bronwyn Hayward

Associate ProfessorBronwyn Hayward

Locke Building Rm 607
Internal Phone: 95114

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Bronwyn researches citizenship and sustainability, with a particular focus on children & youth in a rapidly changing physical and socio-economic environment.Head of Department of Political Science and International Relations and director of the Sustainable Citizenship and Civic Imagination: Hei Puāwaitanga research group at UC, Bronwyn is a co-researcher at the University of Oslo on the Voices of the Future project and a co-investigator with the Centre for Understanding Sustainable prosperity, at the University of Surrey, UK. She is also Senior Visiting Fellow: Centre for Environmental Strategy (University of Surrey) and was visiting fellow: Tyndall Centre for climate change research 2008-2010.Bronwyn was lead author for two UN Environment Programme reports on 18-35 year olds' attitudes to lifestyles and sustainability (UK/NZ). Her latest book is Children, Citizenship and Environment (2012) London, Routledge. She is a member of the International Social Sciences Council steering committee for Transformation, and chair of NZPSA All Universities Working party on Civics, Citizenship and Political Literacy has worked for children's TV, served as a ministerial appointee to NZ Broadcasting Standards Authority, and is a trustee of SPARK Foundation.Bronwyn was inaugural co-winner of UC Arts Conscience & Critic of Society Research Award 2014

Recent Publications

  • Hayward B. (2012) Children, citizenship and environment: Nurturing a democratic imagination in a changing world. 1-190.
  • Hayward B. (2012) Children, Citizenship and Environment: Nurturing a Democratic Imagination in a Changing World. London: Earthscan/Routledge. 208pp.
  • Hayward B., Collins R. and Nissen S. (2016) Children and Environment. In Demeritt D; Castree N; Richardson D (Ed.), The International Encyclopaedia of Geography: forthcoming. London: Wiley.
  • Hayward B. and Cretney R. (2015) Governing Through Disaster. In Hayward J (Ed.), New Zealand Government and Politics (6th ed.): 403-415. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Hayward B. (2014) Re-imagining and Rebuilding Local Democracy. In Bennett B; Dann J; Johnson E; Reynolds R (Ed.), Once in a Lifetime: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch: 179-185. Christchurch: Freerange Press Christchurch.