Professor, Copenhagen Business School and Macquarie University
Mitchell Dean is Professor of Public Governance at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. He previously held Chairs of Sociology at the University of Newcastle and Macquarie University in Australia. At the latter, he was also Dean of the Division of Society, Culture, Media and Philosophy, from 2002-2008. His research is across the fields of political and social theory and political and historical sociology. His most well-known work, recently translated into Russian, is Governmentality: Power and Rule in Modern Society (Sage, second edition, 2010).