• Research-driven, practice-oriented academic
  • Author/editor of 13 books – and A-rated researcher in 2012 NZ PBRF
  • Established international expertise in political marketing and new research in political leadership, public input and political management
  • Connected to practice – practitioner interviews, Vote Compass, IAP2 winner
  • 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

JLM my story photo August 2014Interview 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