- Module Convenor of Political Thinking (PO2THI) (Semester One)
- Module Teacher of Inequality (PO1INE)
- Module Teacher of Introduction to Political Ideas (PO1IPI)
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.
Research centres and groupsReading Ethics and Political Philosophy (REAPP)
BackgroundI joined the department this year, having previously taught at the University of Birmingham for three years.
- PhD, University of Leicester
- MA, University of Birmingham
- BA, University of Warwick
- Reid, A. (2020) 'Does Regulating Hate Speech Undermine Democratic Legitimacy? A Cautious 'No''. Res Publica 26(2): 181-199.
- Reid, A. (2020) 'How Can Political Liberalism Respond to Contemporary Populism?' European Journal of Political Theory. (Online first).
- Reid, A. (2019) ‘What Facts Should be Treated as ‘Fixed’ in Public Justification?’ Social Epistemology 33(6): 491-502.
- Reid, A. (2019) 'Buses and Breaking Point: Freedom of Expression and the 'Brexit' Campaign'. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 22(3): 623-637.
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.]