Professor Bruce Curtis

Head of School of Social Sciences



Agriculture; Culture; Data; Data mining; Globalisation; Leadership; Learning; New Zealand History; New Zealand Politics; Social Policy; Social Science Research; Sociology; Sociology and Education; Tertiary Education

Recent Publications

  • Curtis, B., Maynard, A., & Kanade, N. (2019). Exploring the squeezed middle: Aucklanders talk about being ‘squeezed’. Kōtuitui : New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online. doi:10.1080/1177083X.2019.1635497

  • Kanade, N., & Curtis, B. (2019). Student debt, neoliberalism and frame analysis: A Goffmanesque account of neoliberal governmentality. Journal of Sociology. doi:10.1177/1440783319837609

  • Curtis, B. (2018). Editorial. New Zealand Sociology, 33(3), 1-2. Retrieved from;dn=034513967586773;res=IELHSS

  • Phibbs, S., Kenney, C., Rivera-Munoz, G., Huggins, T., Severinsen, C., & Curtis, B. (2018). The inverse response law: theory and relevance to the aftermath of disasters.. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(5), 916-941. doi:10.3390/ijerph15050916

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Papers Taught

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Curtis, Prof Bruce 9453 bcurtis J.3.21 Sociology and Social Policy
Curtis, Prof Bruce 9453 bcurtis J.3.21 School of Social Sciences