Justin Fisher is Professor of Political Science, Director of the Magna Carta Institute and Head of the Department of Politics, History & Law at Brunel University London. His research focusses principally on elections, political parties, political trust and the regulation of political activity. He has acted as an advisor to Parliament, the Ministry of Justice, the Electoral Commission, the Committee of Standards in Public Life and the Council of Europe, and is currently running a large ESRC-funded project on constituency level campaigning at the 2015 general election. In June 2015, he curated the exhibition Magna Carta Today at the Brunel University London Magna Carta Centre in Runnymede.
Should we fear democracy?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student