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Henrik is Professor in Governance at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA), University of Canberra (UC). He has come to UC from the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science. Henrik writes extensively within the fields of governance and political participation, and has contributed significantly to the international debate with his concepts of Everyday Makers, Expert Citizens, culture governance and policy-politics. He has quite a lot of experience with applying his thinking to public debates due to his many years as director of COS (Centre for Organization and Management) in the Copenhagen Business School, and as co-director of MODINET (Centre of Media and Democracy in the Network Society) at the University of Copenhagen, Amager in the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Among his first publications within UC context will be a book about Foucault's Political Challenge (forthcoming on Palgrave), and a series of papers about the Occupy Wallstreet Movement (with Mike Jensen).

Prior to his current appointment Henrik was Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen from 2000-2008. Henrik’s other positions include External lecturer, CBS, the Master of Public Administration education (1995-2005); Associate Professor, Aalborg University, Department of Politics, Economics and Public Administration (1992-2000); Associate Professor, the University of Roskilde, Department of Social Science (1990-1992);  External lecturer, the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science (1989-2000); and Senior research fellow at the University of Copenhagen (1985-1988).

Henrik’s prizes and visiting positions have included: Fulbright Scholarship for studies at the University of Chicago, Department of Political Science, (1980); American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for studies at UC Irvine, Department of Political Science (1983); Visiting Professor/Scholarship sponsored by the Research School of Social Science, Australian National University, (January-May, 2005); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the University of California Irvine, (September-January, 2006); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the University of California Irvine, (October-January, 2007); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the University of California Irvine, November-January, 2008/2009); Visiting Professor/scholarship sponsored by the Research School of Social Science, Australian National University, (April-June and November-December, 2009); Visiting Scholar, Australian National University (April-May, 2011).

Visiting Professor/scholarship awarded by the Research School of Social Science, Australian National University for visit (October 2012- February, 2013).

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Research Output 2009 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
Barreling
layperson
knowledge-based system
Expert systems
Clay
1 Citation (Scopus)

Populism: a major threat to democracy?

BANG, H. & MARSH, D., 2018, In : Policy Studies. 39, 3, p. 352-363 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

populism
threat
democracy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Populism versus neo-liberalism: is there a way forward?

BANG, H. & MARSH, D., 2018, In : Policy Studies. 39, 3, p. 251-259 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

populism
neoliberalism
threat
democracy
political science

The American dream: who else but the young can revive it?

BANG, H., 2018, In : Policy Studies. 39, 3, p. 274-291 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

populism
democracy
nativism
anxiety
conservatism

Populism and Connectivism: An Analysis of the Sanders and Trump Nomination Campaigns

JENSEN, M. & BANG, H., 2017, In : Journal of Political Marketing. 16, 3-4, p. 343-364 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

populism
campaign
demand
facebook
political activity