Jamie Pow is a Lecturer in Political Science at Queen's University Belfast. His research focuses on the way citizens interact with democratic decision-making, including through elections, mini-publics and referendums. His doctoral thesis investigated the perceived legitimacy of citizens' assemblies in the deeply divided context of Northern Ireland. He has worked on an ESRC project investigating public opinion towards Brexit in Northern Ireland. Before coming to Queen's Jamie was a postdoctoral researcher at KU Leuven, where he worked on an ERC project analysing the extent to which democratic innovations meet citizens' expectations.