Friderike Spang

PhD Candidate

Education

MA (Political Science), Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany

Dissertation

Dealing with Disagreement: Towards a Conception of Feasible Moral Compromise

Research Interests

Contemporary Political Theory, Deliberative Democratic Theory, Theories of Disagreement, Theories of Compromise, Philosophy of Emotions, Psychology of Moral Judgment, Realism in Political Theory

Conference Presentations

  • 2016: Compromise in Deliberative Democracy, paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA), Calgary, Canada, May 31-June 2.
  • 2015: The Motivation Problem in Moral Compromise, paper presented at the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Montreal, Canada, August 26-29.

Teaching

  • Introduction to Political Theory (TA at Western University)
  • Introduction to Social Science (TA at Goethe Universität)
  • Key Concepts in Political Science and Sociology (TA at Goethe Universität)

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2015-2016: F. M. Barnard Scholarship. F. M. Barnard Scholarship Trust
  • 2015: Deans International Award. Faculty of Social Science, Western University
  • 2014-2015: Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Province of Ontario and Western University
  • 2014-2015: F. M. Barnard Scholarship. F. M. Barnard Scholarship Trust
  • 2013-2014: F. M. Barnard Scholarship. F. M. Barnard Scholarship Trust
  • 2006-2007: Erasmus Scholarship. European Union/DAAD/Goethe Universität