Helene Landemore

Hélène Landemore

Professor of Political Science –
Yale University

Hélène Landemore teaches political science at Yale, having received her PhD in government from Harvard University. Landemore graduated from the Ecole Normale Superieure and the Institute of Political Sciences (Sciences Po) in Paris.

Her articles have been published in the Journal of Moral Philosophy, Critical Review, Synthese, Political Psychology, Journal of Public Deliberation, Raison Publique, Journal of Political Philosophy, and Political Theory.

She is currently working on a new project on democratic innovations in post-representative democracy. Helene has carefully studied a project by the government of Iceland, who attempted to crowdsource their constitution a few years ago, and was intimately involved in a crowdsourced law reform project by the government of Finland in 2013 She is also researching the question of democracy in the workplace with sociologist Isabelle Ferreras (Catholic University of Louvain/FNRS/Harvard University).

Fields of Interest:

Democratic theory, Theories of justice, Enlightenment thinkers, Philosophy of social sciences


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