Dr. Jennifer Curtin
Director of the University of Auckland's Public Policy Institute
Jennifer Curtin is the Director of the University of Auckland's Public Policy Institute (PPI) and the Coordinator of our Master of Public Policy (MPP) program.
Jennifer teaches comparative public policy and runs an internship course for postgraduate students, working with the Auckland Policy Office, MBIE and Auckland Council, as well as with smaller policy consultancies and non-profit organizations.
Her research focuses on trans-Tasman policy innovations, sport and politics, and gender analysis in policymaking. She has undertaken collaborative research projects with women's' policy agencies in Australia and women's' organizations in New Zealand and has published widely on topics related to this theme.
She was an NZ-Fulbright Senior Research Scholar in 2012 and regularly speaks about issues connected with her research at national and international conferences and in the media.