Professor Jack Barbalet

BA (Hons I), PhD
Visiting Fellow, Department of Social & Political Change
College of Asia & the Pacific

Research interests

  • Sociological theory
  • Sociology of modern China. 


Jack Barbalet is currently Professor of Sociology in the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences at the Australian Catholic University and concurrently a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University. His first academic appointment was in Economics at the University of Papua New Guinea and the longest held in Sociology at the Australian National University. Since then, he has been successively Professor of Sociology at the University of Leicester and Chair Professor in Sociology at Hong Kong Baptist University.


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