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Julian Dierkes

Sociologist, policy educator (UBC's Institute of Asian Research), Mongolia researcher, Nippophile, observer of Canadian Digital Diplomacy, husband/dad and bike commuter.

Dr. Julian Dierkes is a Berliner living in Canada, educated in the U.S., focused in research on Japan (contemporary education) and Mongolia (mining and political development). A sociologist by training (Princeton MA & PhD), Julian teaches public policy and global affairs at the University of British Columbia's Institute of Asian Research. He is an enthusiastically digital academic, a serial intrapreneur and supports the Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

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