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Professor John Dryzek

BA (hons) (Lancaster), MSc (Strathclyde), PhD (Maryland)

Elected: 1997

Discipline: Political Science

Specialisation: democracy, environmental politics, political theory


Professor John Dryzek is Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow and Centenary Professor in the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra. He was previously Distinguished Professor of Political Science and ARC Federation Fellow at the Australian National University. Research and teaching interests include:

  • democratic theory and practice
  • environmental politics
  • political theory
  • climate governance


  • Hayley Stevenson and John S. Dryzek (2014) Democratizing Global Climate Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard, and David Schlosberg (2013) Climate-Challenged Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • John S. Dryzek (2010) Foundations and Frontiers of Deliberative Governance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • John S. Dryzek and Patrick Dunleavy (2009) Theories of the Democratic State. Basingstoke: Palgrave macmillan.
  • John S. Dryzek (2006) Deliberative Global Politics. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • John S. Dryzek, David Downes, Christian Hunold, David Schlosberg with Hans-Kristian Hernes (2003) Green States and Social Movements: Environmentalism in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Norway. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • John S. Dryzek and Leslie Holmes (2002) Postcommunist Democratization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • John S. Dryzek (2000) Deliberative Democracy and Beyond. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • John S. Dryzek (1997) The Politics of the Earth. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Third edition 2013)
  • John S. Dryzek (1996) Democracy in Capitalist Times. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Website: www.governanceinstitute.edu.au/people/fellows/person-2752/john-dryzek
Email: john.dryzek [at] canberra.edu.au

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