Vincent Homburg starts as new ERA Chair

Prof Vincent Homburg
We are happy to announce that as of the 1st of November 2022, Prof Dr Vincent Homburg will become the ERA Chair of “e-Governance and Digital Public Services”. During the past two years, Vincent Homburg was visiting professor with the ECePS ERA chair team at the Center for IT Impact Studies CITIS. In his new role, he will supervise junior research fellows with their PhD research and teaching in the international MA programme “Politics and Governance in the Digital Age”.

In the past two years, a strong foundation has been established in terms of our research programme in e-governance and digital public services. This includes being awarded funding for multiple research projects, attracting five strong PhD candidates and launching the Master programme “Politics and Governance in the Digital Age.” Prof. Homburg is excited to develop these initiatives further in the coming years.

Before joining the ECePS team, Vincent Homburg had been affiliated full time with the Public Administration group at Erasmus University Rotterdam and he will continue his commitment with Erasmus University Rotterdam on a part time basis.

Vincent Homburg has published more than sixty peer-reviewed articles and chapters on public management and information systems, and co-edited The Information Ecology of E-Government (IOS Press) and New Public Management in Europe, Adaptation and Alternatives (Palgrave MacMillan). He also authored Understanding E-Government: Information Systems in Public Administration (Routledge Taylor & Francis). He has been cited over 3000 times, with H-index of 22 according to Google Scholar (2022).

In 2018, he was highly commended in John Stewart Prize for best paper published in Local Government Studies. In 2015, he was the nominee for the Erasmus University Rotterdam Education Award. In addition, he was nominated for the best PhD supervisor in the Netherlands and Flanders by the Netherlands Institute of Government in 2010 and 2015 and won the award in 2010.


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Inauguration lecture of Prof Vincent Homburg

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