The Higher Research Seminar: ‘Democratic Backsliding and Public Administration: Towards a Guardian State’ – Jon Pierre, University of Gothenburg
The Higher Research Seminar is the main collective seminar of the Department. The research staff and invited national and international leading scholars present ongoing research and analyses of a broad range of exciting topics of relevance for Political Science. The seminars are open to the public. Welcome to join us!
Wednesdays 13.15 to 14.30 in Eden 367, unless otherwise indicated.
Chair: Professor Jonathan Polk
I am a research professor in the department of political science, University of Gothenburg and professor of public governance at the Melbourne School of Government, University of Melbourne. I am also adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh. I have held numerous overseas visiting appointments, most recently at the City University of Hong Kong, University of Melbourne and University of Auckland.
Fields of expertise
My research is focused on contemporary governance, both in developing governance theory and in empirical research on the changing role of political institutions. I am particularly interested in new modes of governance and issues related to their capacity to deliver political responsiveness and democratic accountability.
Teaching and tutoring
Administrative reform, public management, governace.