Ensuring High Quality Research and Analysis

ESRA’s research programme is directed by the Research Collective. Made up of a mix of tenured academic staff, experienced community based researchers, postgraduate students and union and community activists, the Collective is committed to ensuring that ESRA’s research is high quality and serves the kaupapa, people and organisations in whose interests we work.

Anna-Maria Murtola

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Anna-Maria is Senior Lecturer at Auckland University of Technology where she teaches global political economy. Her research focuses on cultural studies of capitalism and the contestation of commodification. more

Ben Rosamond

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Ben is an activist, researcher and union official with NZEI based in Tāmaki Makaurau. His research to date has focused on revolutionary strategy, the place of sovereignty in relation to other models of political organisation, and contemporary critical theory. more

Campbell Jones

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Campbell is convenor of the sociology programme at the University of Auckland and the University of Auckland Critical Theory Network. His research focuses on questions of work, finance, economic policy and political organisation. more

Dylan Taylor

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Dylan is a lecturer in sociology at Te Herenga Waka, Victoria University of Wellington, and is a member of the Counterfutures journal editorial board. His research interests include extra-parliamentary politics and political sociology. more

Nathalie Jaques

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Nathalie is a researcher at FIRST Union, a PhD candidate and member of teaching staff in sociology at the University of Auckland and a community activist. Her work involves primary research in tactics of activist and industrial leverage, critique of capitalist economics, radical political strategy and critical theory. more

Shannon Walsh

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Shannon is a PhD candidate and teaching fellow in sociology at the University of Auckland. He is interested in political economy, Marxian economics and critical research methods. more

Vanessa Cole

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Vanessa is a researcher and activist specialising in housing and urban planning in Aotearoa. She is an active supporter of the state housing struggle. Vanessa has previously served as the co-ordinator for Auckland Action Against Poverty, and remains the co-chair. more