SCOPE 2019
Keynote speakers

Andrei POAMA
Leiden University

Andrei Poama is currently Assistant Professor (with a focus on political philosophy and the ethics of public policy) at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, Institute of Public Administration, 
Leiden University (Netherlands), as well as co-coordinator of the Centre for Public Values and Ethics, and member of the Centre for Political Philosophy, at the same university. 

His major research interests include the philosophy of punishment, the ethics of public policy, democratic theory (with an emphasis on juries and jury decision-making), and experimental philosophy. 

He has recently co-edited the Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy, and has published in the American Political Science ReviewEuropean Journal of Political Theory, Criminal Law and Philosophy, Philosophy and Public Issues, Raisons Politiques, Public Reason, Swiss Political Science Review, and Studia Politica

He studied political science at the University of Bucharest (valedictorian, BA in Political Science, French-language section), University of Oxford (awarded the Willan Publishing Prize for Criminological Research, for the Best Performance in the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice - Research Methods) and SciencesPo Paris, from which he holds his PhD, with a thesis on corrective justice. 

He also held postdoctoral positions at the University of Montreal and the European University Institute in Florence (as Max Weber Fellow).