Associate Professor Eva Collins

Eva Collins

Associate Dean of Research - Waikato Management School
Executive Director of New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR)

Qualifications: BS (Hons) Portland State, MA Essex, PhD George Washington

Contact Details

Room: MSB.3.38B
Phone: +64 7 838 4083

About Eva

Eva Collins is Associate Dean of Research at Waikato Management School; Executive Director of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research; Trustee of the Community Enterprise Leadership Foundation; Chair of the University's Environmental Sustainability Committee and; a recent (2016-2017) Visiting Fellow for sustainability research at Cambridge University in the U.K.
Her research is focused on the tensions and paradoxes related to management and sustainability. She is a key researcher on a $2.8 million research programme funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), which is entitled, "People, Cities and Nature: Restoring indigenous nature in urban environments."  Prior to her University appointment, she did government affairs in Washington, D.C. for ten years for United Technologies Corporation.

Recent Publications

  • Tregidga, H., Kearins, K., & Collins, E. (2019). Towards transparency? Analysing the sustainability governance practices of ethical certification. Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, 39(1), 44-69. doi:10.1080/0969160X.2019.1568276

  • Collins, E. (2018). Why are management scholars missing from urban ecology?. In 32nd ANZAM Conference. Conference held Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Pavlovich, K., Bowden, S., Simnadis, T., Connolly, H., Collins, E., & Gibb, J. (2018). Allbirds: New Zealand shoes taking the world by storm! (45th Waikato Management School Case Competition). Waikato Management School.

  • Gibb, J., Whittaker, L., Connolly, H., Bowden, S., Collins, E., & Pavlovich, K. (2018). Xero: Beautiful Accounting Software - Beautiful Business (44th Waikato Management School Case Competition). Waikato Management School.

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