About Jack Barbalet

  • Chair Professor in Sociology & Head of the Sociology Department, Hong Kong Baptist University.
  • Professorial Fellow, Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy, University of Western Sydney (2009-11).
  • Foundation Professor of Sociology, University of Western Sydney (2008-2009).
  • Professor of Sociology, University of Leicester (1999-2008).
  • Earlier appointments in sociology at the Australian National University, in politics at the University of Adelaide and in economics at the University of Papua New Guinea.
  • In 2007, Scholar-in-Residence at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany.
  • Research associate with SociNova, New University of Lisbon, Portugal, involved with an international and inter-disciplinary project on emotions in economic decision making.