A Post-Truth Public by Essex University

Have you ever come across the term ‘post-truth’ before? Do you know what is it actually about? Join us in understanding the real meaning of post-truth and find out how does it applies to recent and current politics, especially in the period around 2018 US Presidential Elections and the Brexit Referendum.



Rob Johns , Professor in Politics.

He arrived at Essex in October 2010 having previously worked in the Department of Government at the University of Strathclyde. His teaching and research are in the fields of political psychology (especially the nature and origins of public opinion), electoral behaviour and questionnaire design. Rob is a Principal Investigator on the 2016 Scottish Election Study and has worked on a number of other major survey projects. Rob would be happy to supervise students whose research also falls in the broad field of public opinion.


  • BA Oxford

  • MA PhD Essex

OCT. 20
TUESDAY 16:15-17:30
Speaker: Professor Robert Johns
Subject area: All
2020-10-20 Tue. 16:15-17:30
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