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Andrew Reid

Andrew Reid
  • Module Convenor of Political Thinking (PO2THI) (Semester One)
  • Module Teacher of Inequality (PO1INE)
  • Module Teacher of Introduction to Political Ideas (PO1IPI) 
  • Study Abroad Officer

Areas of interest

My research interests are in contemporary, normative political theory. The focus for a lot of my work is the application of theories of political liberalism and public justification, and I have published work that uses this theoretical basis to address questions around hate speech, expertise and responses to populism.

I have just begun work on a project considering how we ought to respond to concerns about mental health, especially conditions like depression and anxiety, when theorising about justice.

I am currently working on a collaborative project that applies methods from the social sciences and political theory to issues around the diagnosis, treatment and perception of endometriosis.


I joined the department this year, having previously taught at the University of Birmingham for three years.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD, University of Leicester
  • MA, University of Birmingham
  • BA, University of Warwick

Selected publications

Journal articles

Other contributions to academic journals

  • Reid, A. (2020) ‘Are There ‘Fixed Facts’ in Convergence Accounts of Public Reason?’ Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 9 (2): 5-10.
  • Brace, L. et al. (2018) ‘The Politics of the Human’ Contemporary Political Theory 17(2): 207-240. [Contribution to a Critical Exchange on 'The Politics of the Human' by Anne Phillips.]


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