Vice-rector of Innovation and Associate Professor of law and political philosophy at Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona
José Luis Martí is Vice-rector of Innovation and Associate Professor of law and political philosophy at Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. As Vice-Rector he coordinates the project EDvolution, which aims at transforming the general educative model of Pompeu Fabra University, and also the Planetary Wellbeing Initiative, an attempt to re-orient the university’s activities towards interdisciplinary work on research, teaching, translation and dissemination of knowledge on topics that connect with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
He does research on republicanism, global governance, and democratic theory (particularly on deliberative democracy, participatory democracy, and collective intelligence). He has published dozens of articles and several books, including La República Deliberativa (Marcial Pons, 2006), Deliberative Democracy and Its Discontents, co-edited with Samantha Besson (Ashgate, 2006), Legal Republicanism, also co-edited with Samantha Besson (Oxford University Press, 2009), and A Political Philosophy in Public Life, co-authored with Philip Pettit (Princeton University Press, 2010). He has been Laurance Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the University Center for Human Values (Princeton University, 2008-2009) and Visiting Professor at University of Richmond (2014). He is now collaborating with the GovLab’s CrowdLaw project.