Jonathan Hearn

ASEN Edinburgh Vice-President

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Jonathan Hearn is Professor of Political and Historical Sociology, in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh, where he has been Programme Director for the MSc in Nationalism Studies. Trained as an anthropologist, he has a broad interdisciplinary interest in studying power, nationalism, and liberal forms of society, often with empirical focus on Scotland. He has written widely on nationalism, including the books Claiming Scotland: National Identity and Liberal Culture (Edinburgh University Press, 2000), Rethinking Nationalism: A Critical Introduction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), and Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: the path to economic crisis in Scotland (Manchester University Press, 2017).