Dr Jeffrey P Broadbent

Dr Jeffrey P Broadbent

Contact Me

broad001@umn.edu
612-624-1828

Sociology
1026 Soc Sci
267 19th Ave S

Affiliations

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1982.
  • M.A.: Regional Studies-East Asia, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1975.
  • B.A.: Religious Studies-Buddhism, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 1974.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • Political Sociology
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Climate Change
  • Social Movements
  • Network Analysis
  • Global Society
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Institutions and Culture
  • Cross-National Comparative Methods
  • Japan
  • East Asia
Courses Taught
  • Soc 3090 - Topics: Science and Politics of Global Warming
  • Soc 3301 - Politics and Society
  • Soc/GLOS 3322W - Social movements, Protests and Change
  • Soc 3661 - Japanese Society
  • Soc/GLOS 4305 - Society and the Environment: A Growing Conflict
  • Soc 3701 - Social Theory
  • Soc 4601 - Comparative Social Structure
  • Soc 8310 - Political Sociology Seminar
  • Soc 8311 - Political Sociology
  • Soc 8390 - Social Movement Seminar
Research & Professional Activities

Research

  • COMPON-Comparing Climate Change Policy Networks: http://compon.org/ Comparative study of the effects of discourse and mobilization networks upon policies to mitigate (reduce) carbon emissions and their outcomes, with research teams in and data from 19 cases (countries and region). Funded by National Science Foundation , October 2008 - Present
  • The Unique Hybridity of Polities: Japanese, US and German Labor Politics as Multiplex Network Configurations and Power Hierarchies,
  • Dimensions of Contention: the Transforming Mixture of Material, Social and Cultural Networks ,

Outreach

  • World Bank project on Japan's environmental policies: research on Japan's environmental policies, 2000 - 2005
Publications
Awards
  • Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize, 2001
  • Outstanding Publication Award, Section on Environment and Technology, American Sociologoical Association, August 2000
  • Fulbright Scholar Award (JUSEC), 1988 - 1989
  • Fulbirght-Hays Scholar Award, 1989 - 1990