Researcher Profile

Henrik Friberg-Fernros

WP III
Associate professor
Department of Political Science
University of Gothenburg

Henrik Friberg-Fernros is an associate professor in political science at University of Gothenburg. He is also the director of the Centre for Education Science and Teacher Research (CUL) and member of the Department Council. His main research interests are in political theory and practical philosophy. He is currently leading a project about science and value education financed by IFAU (The Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy). He has previously published in journals such as Political Studies, Ethnicities, Social Epistemology, Journal of Medical Ethics, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Bioethics, and Journal of Religious Ethics.

Selected Publications

Friberg‐Fernros, H., & Schaffer, J. K. (2014). The consensus paradox: Does deliberative agreement impede rational discourse?. Political studies, 62, 99-116.
Friberg-Fernros, H., & Schaffer, J. K. (2017). Assessing the epistemic quality of democratic decision-making in terms of adequate support for conclusions. Social Epistemology, 31(3), 251-265.
Friberg-Fernros, H., Demker, M., & Martinsson, J. (2017). Media and the power of naming: An experimental study of racist, xenophobic and nationalist party labels. Ethnicities, 17(5), 727-745.