Dr Struan Jacobs

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer In Sociology

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, University of Tasmania, 1974
Master of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1979
Doctor of Philosophy, University of London, 1989

Contact

struan.jacobs@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72692

Research interests

  • Theories of science and social science
  • Analysis of the idea of tradition and its history
  • Scientific and social thought of Michael Polanyi
  • Social dimension of screening for prostate cancer
  • Teaching interests

    ASC 101, 102; ASC 304; ASC 308; ASC 491
    Bachelor of Arts

    Knowledge areas

    Social studies of science

    Intellectual history of science and social science

    Social theory