Articles by Stefanie Reher

November 18, 2022

Citizen assemblies must report on expert diversity and inclusion

Stefanie Reher
Deliberative approaches like citizen assemblies are gaining traction, particularly to inform climate policy. To ensure the legitimacy of these processes, Jen Roberts and her team argue that the process of selecting experts involved in citizen deliberations should be transparent, and must consider diversity and inclusivity
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March 10, 2021

To understand the relative absence of disabled people in politics we need to look beyond stereotypes

Stefanie Reher
Disabled people are underrepresented in elected office, so it's unlikely that public policy will reflect the interests of the 15% of the population living with disability. Stefanie Reher argues that we need to better understand the causes, and consequences, of such low representation
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Stefanie Reher
Senior Lecturer, University of Strathclyde

Stefanie received her DPhil from the University of Oxford.

Her research interests are in political representation, democratic attitudes, and political behaviour. Her current work focuses on access to politics and representation of disabled people.

Stefanie’s research has been published in journals including the British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, and Political Behavior.

Follow her on Twitter @stefanie_reher

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