Archon Fung

Archon Fung portrait

Archon Fung is Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship at Harvard University and Academic Dean of the Kennedy School. His research examines the impacts of civic participation, public deliberation, and transparency upon public and private governance. His recent books and edited collections include: Empowered Participation: Reinventing Urban Democracy; Deepening Democracy: Institutional Innovations in Empowered Participatory Governance; Can We Eliminate Sweatshops?; Working Capital: The Power of Labors Pensions; and Beyond Backyard Environmentalism. His articles on regulation, rights, and participation appear in Political Theory; Journal of Political Philosophy; Politics and Society; Governance; Environmental Management; American Behavioral Scientist; and Boston Review. Fung received two S.B.s and a Ph.D. from MIT.

Transparency and Effective Governing
College Hill, July 6, 2016, 5:30 pm

Sponsors: Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest, UH Public Policy Center, Scholars Strategy Network