Bratislava, December 14 (TABLET.TV) – John CROWLEY is the Chief of Section – Research, Policy and Foresight of the UNESCO Sector for Social and Human Sciences, Division for Policies & Programmes. He is an IPL Exper at UNESCO.
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John Crowley is Chief of Section for Research, Policy and Foresight in the UNESCO Division of Social Transformations and Intercultural Dialogue. Since joining the UNESCO Sector for Social and Human Science in 2003 he has also been a programme specialist in social science (2003-05) and head of the communication, information and publications unit (2005-07), chief of section for ethics of science and technology (2008-11) and team leader for global environmental change (2011-14). Before joining UNESCO, he worked as an economist in the oil industry (1988-95) and as a research fellow at the French National Political Science Foundation (1995-2002). From 2002 to 2015, he was editor of the UNESCO-published International Social Science Journal. He is the author of Sans épines, la rose. Tony Blair : un modèle pour l’Europe ? (Paris: La Découverte, 1999) and editor of Tony Blair, le nouveau travaillisme et la troisième voie (Paris: La Documentation française, 1999), Pacifications, réconciliations (special issue of the journal Cultures & Conflits, Paris: L’Harmattan, 2001), and Rethinking Human Security (Paris/Oxford: UNESCO / Wiley-Blackwell, 2008, with Moufida Goucha). He has published a further 100 academic articles and book chapters, mainly on political theory and comparative politics.
Fields of expertise: Environmental policy / climate change, Evidence for policy / knowledge valorization, Inclusive social development / inclusive societies / social inclusion, Social change / social transformations