Staff profile - Struan Jacobs

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Dr Struan Jacobs

Position: Senior Lecturer
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 52272692 +61 3 52272692
Email: struan.jacobs@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of London, 1989
  • Master of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1979
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Tasmania, 1974
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Tasmania, 1973


Academic

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


Research

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


    Research page

    https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/16560/Dr-Struan-Jacobs


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