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BA (Hons) MA John KEANE Professor of Politics, WZB - Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin; Director, Sydney Democracy Network, Sydney


 Studied Politics and Philosophy at the Universities Adelaide, Toronto and Cambridge
1971 BA, First Class Honours with Highest Distinction, Department of Politics, University of Adelaide
1974 MA, Department of Political Economy, University of Toronto (Commonwealth Fellow)
1977 PhD, University of Toronto (Commonwealth Fellow; dissertation supervisor: Professor C B Macpherson)
1979-1980 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, King's College, Cambridge
1989-2000 Founder and Director, Centre for the Study of Democracy
1992 Professorial Associate, Clingendael Institute, den Haag, Netherlands
1996 Distinguished Professor, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University
1998 and 2000-2001 Visiting Professor, Department of Communication, University of California at San Diego
2001 Karl Deutsch Professor, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
2002-2003 Senior Fellow, Institute for Public Policy Research, London


Member of the Editorial Board, The Political Quarterly
Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts
Governing Board, Institutum Studium Humanitatis, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Member of the Editorial Board, Comunicaçâo & Política (Rio de Janeiro)


Global Civil Society? (Cambridge and New York; forthcoming early 2003)
Currently at work on book-length studies of fear and politics, a response to Jürgen Habermas' Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere, and a full-scale history of democracy.
Václav Havel : A Political Tragedy in Six Acts (London and New York 1999; translated into 4 languages).
Civil Society : Old Images, New Visions (Cambridge and Stanford 1998; translated into 8 languages)
Democracy and Civil Society (London and New York 1988; new edition 1998; translated into 10 languages)
The Media and Democracy (Cambridge and New York 1991; translated into 22 languages)