Current position


Professional Appointments


Supervising students


Evaluation of Research Proposals

Reviewer Journals

Editorial Review and Advisory Boards

Programme Committees


Current position

I work as a researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, United Kingdom on the FASTPASS project (Principal Investigator) and EINS project (Co-chair JRA5) with colleagues from all over Europe. For more details see my research page.



PhD. Social Informatics

Name of organization: University of Amsterdam & Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (2007)

Title of thesis: Context Matters. A Social Informatics Perspective on the Design and Implications of Large-Scale e-Government Systems.

Subject: I studied the social aspects and organisational consequences of the design and implementation of two large-scale e-government systems (one for services provision, one for e-voting).


M.A. Cultural Anthropology

Name of organization: University of Amsterdam (1997)

Title of thesis: Van jazz word je niet rijk. Een antropologisch onderzoek naar de sociaal-economische positie van professionele jazzmusici in het Amsterdamse informele circuit.

Subject: I conducted independent long-term qualitative ethnographic fieldwork, investigating the socio-economic position of professional jazz musicians in the Amsterdam informal scene.



Professional Appointments

2009 (Apr) – present
Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford.

2007 (Apr) – 2009 (May)
Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford.

2006 (May) – present
Co-founder & Board Member
Wij vertrouwen stemcomputers niet ('We do not trust voting computers') Foundation. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2006 (March) – 2007 (March)
Researcher at the Rathenau Institute, The Hague.

2003 (Apr) – 2005 (Oct)
Researcher TruE-Vote project, NIWI Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam.

2001 (Oct) – 2003 (Mar)
Researcher TruE-Vote project, Department of Social Science Informatics, University of Amsterdam.

2000 (Feb) – 2001 (Sep)
Researcher FASME project, Department of Social Science Informatics, University of Amsterdam.

1999 (Apr) – 2000 (Jan)
Junior Researcher SOEIS project, Department of Social Science Informatics, University of Amsterdam.

1998 (Jul) – 1999
Research assistant / data-entry, CO-efficient, Bureau for Communication Research, Amsterdam.

1993 – 2000
Manager & Bartender, Jazzcafe ’t Geveltje, Amsterdam.

1992 – 1993
Bartender, Jazzcafe ’t Geveltje, Amsterdam.

1991 – 1992
Geurpanellid, Olfactomat, Amsterdam.

1991 – 1992
Student mentor, Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Amsterdam.

1990 – 1992
Bartender, Common Room, Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Amsterdam.



Lecturer, University of Oxford. Lecture '
Regulatory Responses to Public Debates on Emerging ICTs' for the Internet Technologies and Regulation course. Oxford Internet Institute, Michaelmas Term 2013/2014.

Lecturer, University of Oxford. Lecture ‘What do you ask? Talking to people is harder than you think’ for the Social Research Methods and the Internet: Advanced Qualitative Analysis course. Oxford Internet Institute, Hilary Term 2013/2014.

Guest Lecturer, University of Oxford. Lecture 'The Value of Privacy in Flows of Information' for the Undergraduate Lecture Series. Oxford Internet Institute. 31 January 2011.

Guest Lecturer, University of Oxford. Invited lecture for the 'ICTA Change Management' Course. Department of Continuing Education. 25 November 2009.

Guest Lecturer, University of Konstanz. Invited lecture for the 'Sociology of the Internet' Course. Basismodul Spezielle Soziologie. 4 July 2006.

Teaching Assistant, University of Amsterdam.
Bi-weekly lectures for the 'Innovation, Organisation and Information Systems' course. Department of Social Informatics.


Student Supervision

  • Chrysanthi Papoutsi (DPhil in Information, Communication and the Social Sciences, 2008 - 2013), co-supervision with Dr Ian Brown
  • Hannah Kim (MSc in Social Science of the Internet, 2010/11)



  • University of Oxford (£ 5.616) John Fell Fund Small Award. Access Denied project, June 2014 - January 2015. A qualitative study investigating inadequate broadband access in rural Britain.

  • European Commission (€ 315.438) FastPass project, January 2013 – December 2016. A project developing a harmonized, modular reference system for European automatic border crossing points. FP7, Grant agreement no: 312583.

  • European Commission (€ 158.479) Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship, April 2007 – May 2009. A project on e-democracy technologies and the problem of public trust. MEIF-CT-2006-04167


Evaluation of Research Proposals

  • European Commission: Evaluation of proposals submitted to the Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion DG (DG EMPL-B.4/MM), 18-22 June 2012, Brussels.
  • ESRC: Peer Review for the Knowledge Exchange Opportunities scheme, January 2012.


Reviewer International Journals

  • Science, Technology and Human Values Journal (STHV)
  • International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS)
  • International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development (IJICTHD)
  • Information, Communication & Society Journal (iCS)
  • Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (JCMC)
  • The European Journal of Communication Research (EJCR)
  • Journal of Public Policy (JPP)
  • Policy and Internet
  • International Journal of Information Technology and Management (IJITM)
  • International Journal of Electronic Government Research (IJEGR)
  • Philosophy and Technology
  • Politics Journal
  • Mind and Society. Cognitive Studies in Economics and Social Sciences
  • Communication & Society/ Comunicación y Sociedad (C&S)
  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine


Editorial Review and Advisory Board Member


Conference Programme Committees / Reviewer


Other experience




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