Catherine Hartung

Catherine is a lecturer at the University of Otago College of Education in Dunedin, New Zealand. Her research examines notions of children and young people's citizenship, participation, rights, diversity and wellbeing.

She is the author of two books: 'Conditional Citizens: Rethinking Children and Young People's Participation' (2017, Springer); and 'Young People, Citizenship and Political Participation: Combatting Civic Deficit?' with co-authors Mark Chou, Jean-Paul Gagnon and Lesley Pruitt (2017, Rowman and Littlefield International).


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer, University of Otago
  • 2012–2016
    Research Fellow, Deakin University