Archon Fung

Archon Fung

Winthrop Laflin McCormack Professor of Citizenship and Self-Government
Director, Ash Center's Democratic Governance Programs
Chief of Party and Principal Investigator, Transparency for Development
Archon Fung.

Research Interests

Impacts of civic participation, public deliberation, and transparency upon public and private governance; ecosystem management, toxics reduction, endangered species protection, local governance, and international labor standards.

Related Publications

"How Much Disagreement is Good for Democratic Deliberation" Political Communication (May 2015) with Kevin Esterling and Taeku Lee.

"Putting the Public Back Into Governance: The Challenges of Citizen Participation and Its Future" in Public Administration Review 25 February (2015)

"Does Transparency Improve Governance" in Annual Review of Political Science Vol. 17 (February 2014): 65-87 with Stephen Kosack.

"Targeting Transparency" Science Magazine Vol. 340, No. 6139 (2013): 1410-11 with David Weil and Mary Graham.

"Infotopia: Unleashing the Power of Democratic Transparency" in Politics and Society Vol. 41 (2013): 183-212.

"Six Models of Internet+Politics" in International Studies Review Vol. 15 (2013): 30-47. With Jennifer Shkabatur and Hollie Russon Gilman.

"Continuous Institutional Innovation and the Pragmatic Conception of Democracy" in Polity Vol. 44, No. 4 (October 2012): 609-624.

"The Participedia Project: An Introduction" in International Journal of Public Management Vol. 14, No. 3 (December 2011): 341-62.


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