Lance Bennett

Lance Bennett is emeritus professor of political science and communication at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he is senior research fellow at the Center for Journalism, Media & Democracy. He has held visiting professorships at Harvard University, the University of Uppsala, Stockholm, and Free University Berlin. In addition to honorary doctorates from Uppsala and Bern and a Humboldt Research Award, he has received career achievement awards from the American Political Science Association, the International Communication Association, and the US National Communication Association. His publications include The Logic of Connective Action: Digital Media and the Personalization of Contentious Politics (with Alexandra Segerberg; Cambridge University Press, 2013). His current work focuses on how to better align economics, democracy, and the environment to build more equitable and sustainable human systems.

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