Professor Juliet Roper
Professor of Management Communication
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Leadership Communication
Co-director of Responsible and Sustainable Management Unit - New Zealand Institute for Business Research
Communication; Environment Issues; Environmental Politics; Public Relations; Sustainability
Qualifications: BA Otago, Dip Tch NZED, Dip Tch Otago, MMS PhD Waikato
Contact DetailsEmail: [email protected]
Phone: +64 7 838 4142
Professor Juliet Roper's research interests encompass social and environmental aspects of sustainability, including cross sector engagement, public relations, influences on public policy, government and corporate discourses on sustainability and social responsibility.
She has been a finalist for the US-based Aspen Institute's Beyond Grey Pinstripes Faculty Pioneer Award, and leader of several externally funded research projects, including analysis of business and government responses to the Kyoto Protocol; dialogue for public engagement in controversial issues; and the political, commercial, social and environmental context of New Zealand’s national sustainability policies and practices.
Koya, N., Hurst, B., & Roper, J. (2021). In whose interests? When relational engagement to obtain a social license leads to paradoxical outcomes. Public Relations Review, 47(1), 101987. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2020.101987
Koya, N., & Roper, J. (2020). Legislated CSR in practice: The experience of India. Journal of Public Affairs, online. doi:10.1002/pa.2507
Roper, J., & Hurst, B. (2019). Public relations, futures planning and political talk for addressing wicked problems. Public Relations Review, 45(5), 101828. doi:10.1016/j.pubrev.2019.101828
Hurst, B., Roper, J., & George, M. (2019). Can corporations take political roles [and should they]? The case of Papua New Guinea and the extractive industry. Resources Policy, 64, 6 pages. doi:10.1016/j.resourpol.2019.101518
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