Dr. David Moscrop is a political theorist who specializes in democracy and decision making. He is also a writer, political commentator, and a columnist for MacLean’s magazine. He is currently working on a book about why we make bad political decisions and how we can make better ones.

His research interests include democratic theory, citizenship, deliberative democracy, political philosophy, cognitive science, neuroscience, affect, Canadian and American politics, multiculturalism, and citizenship.

As a part-time postdoctoral fellow he will research when and how scholarly research circulates publicly, with a particular emphasis on what the nature of that circulation means for citizenship and democracy.

David can be found on Twitter at @david_moscrop.

Select Publications

Moscrop, D., Wong, L., & Alperin, J. P. (2020). Have you seen this? Why political pundits share scholarly research on social media. Scholarly and Research Communication, 11(1), 21. https://doi.org/10.22230/src.2020v11n1a355