Maija Setala


Maija Setälä is Professor in Political Science at the University of Turku. She specializes in democratic theory, especially theories of deliberative democracy, democratic innovations, e.g. citizens’ initiatives and deliberative mini-publics, and political trust. She has conducted various pilot projects and experiments on deliberative mini-publics. Setälä is currently the PI of the consortium “Participation in Long-Term Decision-Making” (PALO), funded by the Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland, and has led several other research projects. Setälä has published a number of books and articles in journals such as European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science Review and Political Behavior.

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