Team

Professor Dr. Dr. Robert Krimmer
ECePS ERA Chair in e-Governance and Digital Public Services
Professor of e-governance at the University of Tartu;
Programme manager for 'Politics and Governance in the digital era' Master's Programme in the Skytte Institute. See more at ETIS

Mihkel Solvak
Member of ECePS Supervisory Board and ECePS Project Coordinator.
Deputy head for development of Johan Skytte Institute of political Studies, and associate professor in technology studies focusing on e-service usage and electronic voting. See more at ETIS.  

Hector C Pagan
Member on the ECePS Supervisory Board and ECePS project manager.
Head of the Grant Writing Unit of the UT Grant Office and project manager in the Skytte Institute.


President Toomas Hendrik Ilves
Visiting Professor of democracy in digital age



Professor Vincent Homburg
Visiting Professor of e-governance.  See more at ETIS. 



David Dueñas Cid
Researcher on e-governance. See more at ETIS. 



Carsten Schmidt
Analyst. See more at ETIS. 



Aleksander Väljamäe
Research fellow on e-governance. See more at ETIS



Dmytro Khutkyy

Research fellow on e-governance. Project coordinator for CIVIC project. See more at ETIS.



Elis Vollmer
Communication manager in the ECePS ERA chair. 



Varje Kuut
Administrative specialist in the ECePS ERA Chair. 



Kerli Klock
Project assistant in the ECePS ERA chair.




ECePS Supervisory Board

Piret Ehin
Member of ECePS Supervisory Board.
Deputy head for research of Skytte Institute, professor in comparative politics. See more at ETIS


Helen Eenmaa
Member on the ECePS Supervisory Board.
Research fellow in IT Law, UT School of Law. See more at ETIS. 


Kadri Ukrainski
Member on the ECePS Supervisory Board.
Professor in research and innovation policy, head of the School of Economics and Business Administration. See more at ETIS.

Liisa Talving
Member on the ECePS Supervisory Board.
Research fellow in public administration, programme coordinator for 'Politics and Governance in the digital era' Master's Programme in the Skytte Institute. See more at ETIS. 

Olga Bogdanova
Member on the ECePS Supervisory Board.

Deputy head for academic affairs of Skytte Institute; development manager of UT Asia Centre; programme director for European Studies. See more at ETIS    

Marlon Dumas
Member on the ECePS Supervisory Board.
Professor of information systems, Institute of Computer Science. See more at ETIS.





PhD students / Junior researchers

Mariia Maksimova
PhD student on e-governance and e-democracy (2nd year). 
Topic:  Modern Democratic Freedom in the Digital Age: the Conditions and Prerequisites of Electronic Government (De-)centralization

Art Alishani
PhD student on e-governance and e-democracy (1st year).
Topic: Harnessing the potential of algorithms and intelligent technologies to build robust and human-centric public administrations: Cross-border digital public services

Biao He
PhD student on e-governance and e-democracy (1st year).
Topic: E-governance for all: How does the Chinese local government bridge the digital divide that persons with disabilities experience in the use of e-governance services?

Bogdan Romanov
PhD student on e-governance and e-democracy (1st year).
Topic: Electronic voting in Russia: the scrutiny of ‘e-voting’ in an authoritarian context


Logan Emily Carmichael
PhD student on e-governance and e-democracy (1st year).
Topic: Cybersecurity Uplift in the Estonian Digital Governance Model, 2007-2021


Stefan Dedovic

PhD student on e-governance and e-democracy (1st year).
Topic: Interoperability governance of the cross-border mobile electronic identification