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Jon Pierre


Jon Pierre
+46 31 786 1246

Room number: B521
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Jon Pierre


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.


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Entangling and disentangling governance and the media
Jon Pierre, Thomas Schillemans
Policy and politics, Journal article 2016
Journal article


Governance and Policy Problems: Instruments as Unitary and Mixed Modes of Policy Intervention
B. Guy Peters, Jon Pierre
Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration , Journal article 2015
Journal article

The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics
Jon Pierre
Oxford, Oxford University Press, Edited book 2015
Edited book

Introduction: The Decline of Swedish Exceptionalism?
Jon Pierre
The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics, Oxford, Oxford University Press, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book

Can political science address the puzzles of global governance?
Jon Pierre
The Relevance of Political Science, Basingstoke, Palgrave, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book

Jon Pierre
The Relevance of Political Science, Basingstoke, Palgrave, Chapter in book 2015
Chapter in book

The Relevance of Political Science
Jon Pierre, Gerry Stoker, B. Guy Peters
Basingstoke, Palgrave, Edited book 2015
Edited book

Governing the Embedded State: The Organizational Dimension of Governance
Jon Pierre, Bengt Jacobsson, Göran Sundström
Oxford, Oxford University Press, Book 2015

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