Jenny Ombler

Assistant Research Fellow

NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities, University of Otago Wellington


Jenny has worked mainly on the Drivers of Urban Change strand of the Resilient Urban Futures programme.

She has an academic background in international relations, art history, and Asian studies, and has previously worked in the New Zealand Parliament. Her research interests include critical theory, social justice, design, and climate change.


Emancipating space from the conditions of violence: The broken middle and inaugurated mourning in Israel and PalestineMaster of Arts in International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington, 2016
Local councils and public consultation: Extending the reach of democracyPolicy Quarterly, 12, 4, November 2016
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IntroductionIn Drivers of Urban Change. L Early, P Howden-Chapman, M Russell eds. Wellington, Steele Roberts, 2015
HamiltonIn Drivers of Urban Change, 2015
WellingtonIn Drivers of Urban Change, 2015
DunedinIn Drivers of Urban Change, 2015
What effect will the 2015 budget have on housing?Policy Quarterly, 11, 3, August 2015