Bronwyn Hayward


Bronwyn Hayward

Bronwyn Hayward is a New Zealander, trained in political science and geography. Senior Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences, and Director of the Arts Scholars programme, University of Canterbury, Bronwyn is also a Visiting Fellow with UK ESRC funded RESOLVE Centre for environmental values, attitudes and lifestyle change and the Scottish Government/DEFRA funded Sustainable Lives Research Group (University of Surrey). She is co-investigator on Voices of the Future project, University of Oslo and has been a visiting fellow for Tyndall Centre for Climate Change and lead author for UNEP’s Visions for Change 2011. She is a current trustee of the London Foundation for Democracy and Sustainability and NZ Telecom Foundation. Bronwyn has served as a Ministerial appointment on the NZ Broadcasting Commission. Her research focus is children and youth in economic, social & environmental change. Her book Children, Citizenship and Democracy: Nurturing a democratic imagination in a changing world (Earthscan, London 2012) was selected as a feature book for Litcam; Frankfurt Book Fair 2012. In 2014 Dr Hayward was the inaugural joint recipient of the University of Canterbury, NZ Arts College Critic and Conscience of Society Research Award.