CUSP, Open Psychology Research Centre, Political Psychology, Research in the School

‘The dialogue between citizens and their governments – that’s what I care about’ – Dr Kesi Mahendran with The Psychologist

Dr Kesi Mahendran in the interview with Ella Rhodes at the Psychologist 

Political psychologist Kesi Mahendran who founded the Public Dialogue Psychology Collaboratory within the Open Psychology Research Centre – recently spoke with Ella Rhodes at the Psychologist  about her work at the interface between psychology and political science. In the interview she discusses how she became a political psychologist. Kesi Mahendran discusses the role psychologists can play to support dialogue between citizens and their governments – including her work on the public’s relationship with the European Union and how we need to understand the relationship between representative democracy and direct democracy.

For the full interview, please visit the psychologist (BPS).

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