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Mark Brown

California State University, Sacramento


Mark B. Brown is professor in the Department of Government at California State University, Sacramento. He studied at UC Santa Cruz and the University of Göttingen, and received a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University. He is the author of Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation (MIT Press, 2009), and various publications on the politics of expertise, citizen participation, bioethics, climate change, and related topics. He teaches courses on modern and contemporary political theory, democratic theory, and the politics of science, technology, and the environment.

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Brown, Mark. 2009. Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

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Brown, Mark. 2009. "Three Ways to Politicize Bioethics." American Journal of Bioethics, 9(2): 43-54.

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Brown, Mark. 2008. "Fairly Balanced: The Politics of Representation on Government Advisory Committees." Political Research Quarterly, 61(4): 547-560.

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Brown, Mark. 2004. "Essay Review: The Political Philosophy of Science Policy." Minerva, 42: 77-95.

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Brown, Mark. 2006. "Survey Article: Citizen Panels and the Concept of Representation." Journal of Political Philosophy, 14(2): 203-225.

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