Zach Bastick is a postdoctoral researcher in digital government. His research bridges the field of political science with the field of media and communications. He is the author of numerous articles and a book on politics and new media. He was previously a fellow at Harvard University, at the Harvard Department of Government, and also a senior researcher at the University of California at Berkeley. He has taught in numerous French universities, including the Sorbonne University and Paris-Nanterre University, and was the head of online courses at Sciences Po Paris. Currently, he is researching alternative forms of democracy enabled by the Internet.
Bastick, Z. (2017). Digital Limits of Government: The Failure of E-Democracy. In Paulin. A, Anthopoulos, L, Reddick, C. (Eds.), Beyond Bureaucracy: Towards Sustainable Governance Informatisation (Chapter 1, pp. 3-14). Springer. ISBN: 978-3319541419.
Bastick, Z. (2016). Netnography. Research Starters. EBSCO.
Bastick, Z. (2016). Mutable Conditions, Immutable Governance: Instability in U.S. Democracy. Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World. ISSN: 2274-2042.
Bastick, Z. (2015). Eternal Torment. Dudley Review, Harvard University.
Bastick, Z. (2013). The Digital Divide. In C. E. Cortes & G. J. Geoffrey (Eds.), Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. ISBN: 9781452216836.
Bastick, Z. & Mallet, M. L. (2013). GobiernoUSA.gov. In C. E. Cortes & G. J. Geoffrey (Eds.), Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. ISBN: 9781452216836.
Mallet, M. L. & Z. Bastick (2013). French Americans. In C. E. Cortes & G. J. Geoffrey (Eds.), Multicultural America: A Multimedia Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. ISBN: 9781452216836.
Bastick, Z. (2012). Our Internet and Freedom of Speech ‘Hobbled by History’: Introducing Plural Control Structures Needed to Redress a Decade of Linear Policy. European Journal of ePractice (Issue 15): Policy Lessons Learned: Policy lessons from a decade of eGovernment, eHealth & eInclusion. European Commission. ISSN: 1988-625X
Bastick, Z., A., & Singh, L. (2007). The Socio-Technical Indicator Model: Socially-Sensitive CMC Technology, with an Implementation of Representative Moderation. International Journal of Computer, Information, Systems Science, and Engineering, Vol. I, 48-59.
Bastick, Z., & Singh, L. (2005). Modeling Integrated Socio-Technical Feedback Systems: E-Democracy and Other Applications. University of Guyana Press.
Bastick, Z. (2005). Introducing ‘Applicable Knowledge’ as a Challenge to the Attainment of Absolute Knowledge. Sophia Journal of Philosophy, Vol. VIII, 39-51