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Dr Jensen SassPostdoctoral Fellow

Contact

Address: Building 23, Level B University of Canberra Phone: + 61 (0) 2 6201 8979

Jensen Sass is a political sociologist who completed his PhD at Yale University in 2016 and is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra. His research interests include corporations, science and technology, public deliberation, democratic innovation, and political culture. His work has been published in Political Theory, Comparative Sociology, Politics, Theory and Society, and The American Sociologist. 

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2015. PhD Sociology, Yale University
  • 2011. MPhil Sociology, Yale University
  • 2009.  MPhil Political Science, Australian National University

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • 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

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Sociological Association
  • Australian Political Studies Association
  • Social Science History Association
  • The Australian Sociological Association

SERVICE

  • Co-Editor, Policy Briefs, Comparative and Historical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association
Publications
  • 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.
Supervision

Dr Sass welcomes PhD proposals focusing on the following topics: democratic theory and practice, organizational analysis, science and technology studies, and economic sociology. 

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