• Resarch-driven, practice-oriented academic
  • Established international expertise in political marketing and new research in political leadership, public input and political management
  • Author/editor of 13 books – A-rated researcher in 2012 NZ PBRF and Winner of the 2015 International Associaton for Public Participation Research Award for Australasia
  • Academic Advisor to TVNZ’s Vote Compass and Kiwimeter initiatives, engaging over a million members of the public in discussing politics and policy and facilitating the University and TVNZ partnering to host the first ever 1 News Young Voters Debate
  • Teaching experience in political marketing, management, government, communication, practice of politics
  • Entrepreneurial nurturing leadership through groups, organisations, networks and events
  • Focused on employability and applied skills in teaching
  • J Lees-Marshment CV June 2018
  • Interview for Campaigns down Under September 2014
  • My Story for Auckland University University news
  • University webpage
  • Google scholar citations


Auckland University, New Zealand

  • 2013 Associate Professor
  • 2010 Senior Lecturer over the bar
  • 2005 Senior Lecturer (Grade 5, top of the scale), Department of Political Studies

Keele University, England

  • 2005 Senior Lecturer
  • 2003 Lecturer B
  • 2002 Lecturer A, Department of Management

Aberdeen University, Scotland

  • 2001-2 Lecturer A, Department of Management
  • 2000-1 Research Assistant, Department of Politics and IR

Keele University, England

  • 1997-2000 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Politics