Andree Pruin

Andree Pruin
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Short biography

Andree Pruin studied Political Science (Bachelor of Arts), as well as Sociology and Law at the University of Duisburg-Essen, the University of Cologne and the Catholic Péter-Pázmány-University in Budapest from 2012 to 2016. Thereafter, he completed his Master degree in Public Administration (Master of Arts) at the University of Potsdam. During his studies, he worked as a student assistant for a parliamentary group at the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia and for a member of the German Bundestag. Since April 2018, he is a research fellow and doctoral student in the TROPICO-project (Transforming into Open, Innovative and Collaborative Governments).


Andree Pruin
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Andree Pruin's research focuses on political participation and collaborative governance (particularly open government, e-participation and e-democracy). His other main interests include parliamentarianism and political parties.


Winter semester 2019/20: Political participation today and in the future (Bachelor, Seminar)

Winter semester 2018/19: Political participation today and in the future (Bachelor, Seminar)

Conference contributions

(2020): Pruin, A.: eParticipation as Myth and Ceremony? The Case of meinBerlin. 13th annual meeting of the Forum Junge Staats-, Verwaltungs- und Policy-Forschung (FoJuS) „Zukunft der Verwaltung, Verwaltung der Zukunft“, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg, Deutschland, 27. und 28. February 2020

(2019): Pruin, A.: Democratic Innovation vs. Pragmatic Reasoning? On the decoupling of formal organisations’ ideology and actual practice in the implementation of eParticipation. Conference Track: PSG XV: Public Administration, Technology & Innovation. EGPA Annual Conference Belfast, United Kingdom, 11. - 13. September 2019.


(2020): Pruin, A.: "Cooperation and Advice in Networks". Digital conference "Innovation Through Crisis" for public sector employees, Chair of Public and Nonprofit Management at the University of Potsdam, December 4, 2020.

(2020): Pruin, A.: "Erfolgsfaktoren kommunaler Online Beteiligung im europäischen Vergleich". Cross*Z Networking Meeting: Participatory Governance "Beteiligung in der Pandemie: E-Partizipation und Alternativen", German Institute of Urban Affairs, July 15, 2020.




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