Professor Emeritus at the University of Tasmanian in Hobart.
Jan Pakulski completed his doctoral studies at the Australian National University in Australia 1980. He is a member of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) and an affiliate at the Stanford Center for Poverty and Inequality (SCPI), and currently lectures at Collegium Civitas in Warsaw. He is the author or co-author of 12 books and over 120 other scientific publications on power elites, political and social changes, and related social policy challenges. Scientific specialties: theories of elites.
Recent book publications: Pakulski, Jan and Andras Korosenyi (2012) Toward Leader Democracy New York and London: Anthem Press (paperback edition in 2014). Pakulski, Jan and Stefan Markowski (2014) Guest Editors, Special Issue of Journal of Sociology on Migration and Multiculturalism, SAGE. Killingsworth, Matthew, Jan Pakulski and Matthew Sussex (eds) (2015) Violence and the State. Manchester: University of Manchester Press. Pakulski, Jan and Bruce Tranter (2015) Political Leadership in Decline: Careers of Australian Parliamentarians. London and Sydney: Palgrave.