Jensen Sass is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra. His work at the Centre examines the way social norms and cultural meanings shape the character of deliberation within different contexts.
In addition to his work on deliberation, Jensen is undertaking a long-term project on the history of the Monsanto Company and its role in the development of agricultural biotechnology.
- 2015. PhD Sociology, Yale University
- 2011. MPhil Sociology, Yale University
- 2009. MPhil Political Science, Australian National University
- December 2015-Present: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra
AWARDS AND HONOURS
- 2014-2015. Doctoral Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies/Mellon Foundation
2013-2014 Tobin Project Graduate Fellow, http://www.tobinproject.org
- American Sociological Association
- Australian Political Studies Association
- Social Science History Association
- The Australian Sociological Association
- Co-Editor, Policy Briefs, Comparative and Historical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association
- Sass, J. and Dryzek, J.S. 2014. Deliberative Cultures. Political Theory. Vol.42, No.1, pp.3-25.
- Sass, J. and Crosbie, T. 2013. Democracy and Scandal: A Research Agenda. Comparative Sociology. Vol.12, pp.851-862.
Dr Sass welcomes PhD proposals focusing on the following topics: democratic theory and practice, organizational analysis, science and technology studies, and economic sociology.