Jack's research focuses on the epistemic and political effects of the social organisation of science and on the relationship between scientific knowledge and politics. As part of QUALITY he will explore the differential role different quantitative causal inference techniques play in politics.
Prior to joining CRASSH, Jack completed a doctorate in history and philosophy of science (Cambridge). In his doctorate (‘Pluralism and Social Epistemology in Economics’), he highlighted the negative epistemic and political consequences a lack of diversity and excessive hierarchy can have on social scientific research communities. Prior to his doctorate, Jack completed an MPhil is history and philosophy of science (Cambridge), an MSc in mathematics (Toronto), a graduate diploma in economics (LSE), and an MA in mathematics and philosophy (Edinburgh).
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QUALITY Research Associate
January 2019 - Present