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Camilla Wanckel

Camilla Wankel
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Short biography

Camilla Wanckel studied Political Science and Public Administration as well as Economics at the University of Potsdam and the University of New South Wales in Sydney from 2012 to 2015. Thereafter, she completed her Master’s degree in Politics and Public Administration with a specialisation in Management and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant at the chair for Political Science, Administration and Organization at the University of Potsdam and the Chair for Organisational Studies at the University of Konstanz. Since April 2018, she is a research fellow and doctoral student in the TROPICO-project (Transforming into Open, Innovative and Collaborative Governments).

Camilla Wankel
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Camilla Wanckel studies the effect of information and communication technologies (ICT) on the policy-making process inside governments. Moreover, her research interests include the organization of governments and administrative systems, the digitization of the public sector, behavioral public administration and public policy.  


  • Winter semester 2021/22: Governing and consulting in the digital age (Bachelor, Seminar)
  • Summer semester 2021: Algorithmic Governance in the Policy Cycle (Bachelor, Seminar)
  • Summer semester 2020: Governance in the digital age (Bachelor, Seminar)
  • Summer semester 2019: The ministerial administration in the political process (Bachelor, Seminar)

Conference contributions

(2020) Fleischer, J. & Wanckel, C.: “Too many strings attached? The detrimental effects of social media stress on creativity in policymaking.”, Conference Track: PSG VI: Governance of Public Sector Organizations, EGPA Annual Conference, Virtual Event, 13. – 14. September 2020.

(2020) Wanckel, C.: „Building capacities for policy analytics in public administration. A case study on the use of predictive analytics for early crisis detection within the German Federal Government.”,  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) Wanckel, C.: “The electronic sustainability assessment tool eNAP - Increasing analytical capacities in sustainability impact assessments (SIAs)? A Case Study.” Meeting of the Section "Policy-Analyse und Verwaltungswissenschaft" der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft (DVPW), Speyer, Deutschland, 19. – 20. September 2019.

 (2019) Wanckel, C.: “The use of information technologies in sustainability impact assessments - A neo-institutional perspective”, Conference Track: PSG VI: Governance of Public Sector Organizations,EGPA Annual Conference, Belfast, United Kingdom, 11. - 13. September 2019.



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