BA (Hons) in Political Science and International Politics, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
PhD in Political Economy (on the UNSNA), The University of Waikato, New Zealand.
Professor of Public Policy, Faculty of Culture and Society, AUT, Auckland, NZ
- Political Economy
- Gender Analysis
- Human Rights
- Governance and Public Policy
Currently serving: World Health Organisation (WHO) Council on the Economics of Health for All
2008 - 2012: Treasurer of Board of (AWID) Association for Women’s Rights in Development
2008 - 2011: Member of Board of the Institute of Judicial Studies, New Zealand
2008 - 2010: Founding Board Member on the Canadian Index of Wellbeing
2005 - 2010: Director of Reserve Bank of New Zealand
2004 - 2005: Ministerial Review NZAID
1997 - 2005: Creative New Zealand Council
1996 - 2004: Massey University Council
1987 - 1989: QEII National Trust Board
2012 - 2014: UNDP – GEPMI Project Asia and the Paific
2010 - 2015: Member of AusAID Gender Equality Training Panel
2010 - 2015: Member of AUSAid Gender Equality Support Services Panel
2010 - 2014: Technical Expert on Gender and Poverty for UNDP
2009: Advisor on Pacific Island Chief of Police (PICP): HIV/Human Rights Project. UNAIDS.
2008 - 2013: Gender and Governance Advisor - Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI)
Awards and honours
2020: Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to women and economics
2008: Companion of the New Zealand Order or Merit - for services to women and economics in the New Years Honours List
1993: Suffrage Centenary Medal
1990: Commemorative Medal
1977: Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal
2019: BBC 100 Women
2018: Deloitte 200 Visionary Leader Award
2017: VUW Distinguished Alumni Award.
2014: AUT Vice Chancellor’s Research Award
2014: NZIER Economist of the Year
2013: Amnesty International New Zealand’s Human Rights Defender Award
2011: Hon Doctor of Letters: Glasgow Caledonian University
2005: One of the 1000 women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
1995: Hiroshima Day: Special Award of NZ Foundation for Peace Studies for Peacework
Academic publications about Marilyn
Research for social impact [Blog post].
Dalziel, P. (2019, July 9).
Gendered Innovation in Economics: Marilyn Waring’s Approach to Social Science Research
Dalziel, P. and C. Saunders (2019)
Women’s Studies International Forum, Special Issue on Gendered Innovations in the Social Sciences, 72(Jan-Feb), pp. 137-143.
Counting on Marilyn Waring: New Advances in Feminist Economics
Bjørnholt, M., & McKay, A. (2014).
Bradford, Ontario: Demeter Press.
Feminist Classics/Many Voices: Marilyn Waring. If Women Counted: A New Feminist Economics
Rai, S., Bundlender, D., & Grapard, U. (2014)
International Feminist Journal of Politics 16 (3), 523-529.
Twenty-five years of Counting for Nothing: Waring’s critique of national accounts
Saunders, C., & Dalziel, P. (2017)
Feminist Economics 23 (2), 200-218.