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Dr Toby Boraman

Lecturer in Politics

School of People, Environment and Planning

I am a lecturer in Politics. Previously I have worked as a historian and researcher in the Treaty of Waitangi and heritage sectors. I have also had a research fellowship at the re:work International Research Centre of Humboldt University in Berlin.

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  • New Zealand and comparative politics
  • Labour history - transnational and in New Zealand
  • Social movements, grassroots politics and protest since the 1950s - globally and in New Zealand
  • Neoliberalism
  • Inequality, including deprivation and Māori


21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Comparative Government and Politics (160603):
Historical Studies (210300): History And Archaeology (210000):
New Zealand Government and Politics (160608):
New Zealand History (210311):
Policy and Administration (160500): Political Science (160600): Public Policy (160510): Social Change (160805): Social Theory (160806): Sociology (160800): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Media and Links


  • 20 Jul 2016 - Newspaper
    Soup for the politically-minded soul
    The Tribune
  • 19 Sep 2017 - Online
    Opinion: NZ politics’ soft neoliberal underbelly
  • 18 Jul 2016 - Newspaper
    Soup for politically minded souls
    Manawatu Standard

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