Andree Pruin

Andree Pruin
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Short biography

Andree Pruin studied political science (Bachelor of Arts), sociology and jurisprudence from 2012 to 2016 at the university of Duisburg-Essen, the University zu Köln and the catholic Péter-Pázmány-University in Budapest. From 2016 to 2018 he studied Administrational Science (Master of Arts) at the University of Potsdam. During his studies, he had been working as a student assistant for a parliamentary party at the federal state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia. Later he has also been working for a member of the German parliament. Since April 2018 he has been working as academic staff and doctoral candidate for the EU-H2020 Forschungsprojekt TROPICO (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.: "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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