Mark B. Brown
|Department of Government
Mark B. Brown is associate professor in the Department of Government at California State University, Sacramento. He was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University. He studied at UC Santa Cruz and the University of Göttingen, and received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University. He is the author of Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation (MIT Press, 2009), as well as various book chapters and journal articles on the politics of expertise, citizen participation, bioethics, and related topics. He teaches courses on modern and contemporary political theory, democratic theory, and the politics of science, technology, and the environment.
Blog: Whose University?
Letter to the Editor, New York Times, July 6, 2012.
"Too Much to Read," Inside Higher Ed, April 20, 2012.
"Is Climate Change Good for Democracy?" Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology, University of Texas at Dallas, September 21, 2011.
Radio interview, "Climate Change, Science and Democracy," call-in talk show Think, KERA, Dallas, Texas, September 21, 2011.
American Political Science Association
Foundations of Political Theory section, APSA
Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics section, APSA
Western Political Science Association
Association for Political Theory
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Society for Social Studies of Science
Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes, Arizona State University
Science and Democracy Network
Institute for Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University