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John Dryzek is Centenary Professor and former Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow in the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra. Before moving to UC, he was Distinguished Professor of Political Science and ARC Federation Fellow at the Australian National University. He is former Head of the Political Science Departments at the University of Oregon and University of Melbourne, and of the Social and Political Theory Program at ANU. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and former editor of the Australian Journal of Political Science. Working in both political theory and empirical social science, he is best known for his contributions in the areas of democratic theory and practice and environmental politics. One of the instigators of the ‘deliberative turn’ in thinking about democracy, he has published eight books in this area with Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and Polity Press. His work in environmental politics and climate governance has yielded seven books with Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and Basil Blackwell.He has also worked on comparative studies of democratization, post-positivist public policy analysis, and the history and philosophy of social science. His current research emphasizes global justice, governance in the Anthropocene, and confronting contemporary challenges to democracy.
Member of Climate Change Adaptation Resilience and Recovery Network
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park
Award Date: 1 Sep 1980
Australian research Council Laureate Fellow
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Monitoring Deliberative Integrity: Standards for Democratic Deliberation
Curato, N., Ayirtman Ercan, S., Dryzek, J. & Niemeyer, S.
15/03/21 → 14/03/24
Deliberative Documentary for a Global Citizens' Assembly on Genome Editing
Dryzek, J., Curato, N., Nicol, D., Niemeyer, S. & Vergne, A.
1/07/20 → 31/12/24
Democratic Resilience: The Public Sphere and Extremist Attack
Dryzek, J., Ayirtman Ercan, S., Sass, J., Balint, P., O'Flynn, I., Beausoleil, E. & Felicetti, A.
Learning Democratic Resilience: Public Sphere Responses to Extremism
Ayirtman Ercan, S., Dryzek, J., Balint, P. & Mcswiney, J.
Genome Editing: Formulating an Australian Community Response
Niemeyer, S., Dryzek, J., Nicol, D. & Critchley, C. R.
15/08/20 → 15/12/21
How Deliberation Happens: Enabling Deliberative ReasonNiemeyer, S., Veri, F., Dryzek, J. & Bächtiger, A., 2023, In: American Political Science Review. p. 1-18 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Building Democratic Resilience: Public Sphere Responses to Violent ExtremismA. Ercan, S., Mcswiney, J., Balint, P. & Dryzek, J., 2022, Australia. 48 p.
Research output: Book/Report › ReportsOpen AccessFile341 Downloads (Pure)
Determining Vaccine Justice in the Time of COVID-19: A Democratic PerspectiveTanasoca, A. & Dryzek, J. S., 2022, In: Ethics and International Affairs. 36, 3, p. 333-351 19 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Genome editing: formulating an Australian community response: Report to decision makers, stakeholders, and members of the publicNicol, D., Paxton, R., Niemeyer, S., Curato, N., Dryzek, J., Rudge, C., Pemberton, S. & Veri, F., 2022, Australia: University of Tasmania. 190 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Reports › peer-review
Introduction: Democratizing Global JusticeTanasoca, A. & Dryzek, J. S., 2022, In: Ethics and International Affairs. 36, 3, p. 303-304 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › peer-review