Dr Jean-Paul Gagnon

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Dr Jean-Paul Gagnon

Name: Dr Jean-Paul Gagnon
Position: Assistant Professor in Political Science
Organisation: University of Canberra
Department/Division: School of Government and Policy
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.canberra.edu.au
Primary Areas: Politics & Government
Expertise: democracy; democratic decay; democratic theory; democratisation; democratization; demos; nonhuman democracy; forgotten democracy; basic democracy; the village and the wanderer; honeybee democracy; slime mould; slime molds; jellyfish; basic income; slime moulds; political reform; electoral reform; m-Government; history of democracy; ancient democracy; non-western democracy.
Notes: I co-founded and co-edit the journal "Democratic Theory" (Berghahn, Oxford/New York) with Associate Professor Mark Chou.

I established, and now co-edit (also with A/Prof Chou), the Palgrave Macmillan books series on "The Theories, Concepts and Practices of Democracy".

In 2013, my book Evolutionary Basic Democracy, was nominated for the Stein Rokkan Prize.