prof.dr. (Arwin) MW van Buuren

Biography

**Arwin van Buuren is Full Professor of Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam.** Arwin (1980) is the Director of the Department of Public Administration and Sociology at EUR. He is the founder and Academic Director of the Erasmus Governance Design Studio. This studio is involved in a variety of experimental design-oriented research projects and works on developing a proven design methodology for public administration. Arwin is also the initiator and Academic Director of GovLab010, a collaboration between the EUR and the City of Rotterdam, with the ambition to help the city to deal with complex governance challenges in an engaged, solution-oriented way. 

For the EUR he also fulfills the role of Academic Lead for two strategic projects. The first project is Evaluating Societal Impact, a project on enhancing and fostering the impact strategy at all levels within EUR. The second project is Impact at the Core, a program on making our education more impact-driven. 

His research interests are on issues of (co-)design for policy and governance, invitational governance and self-organization, collaborative governance and co-creation, policy innovation and institutional change. Arwin gives frequently advice to local, regional and national governments and is often asked to give lectures for professional audiences.

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Full professor | Governance and Pluralism
Email
vanbuuren@essb.eur.nl
Room
T17-38
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Work

  • E (Ellen) Minkman, V (Vivian) Visser, J (Jitske) van Popering - Verkerk & MW (Arwin) van Buuren (2020) - Energietransitie in Rotterdam
  • Vivian Visser, Jitske Verkerk & Arwin Buuren (2019) - Dag van de Participatie
  • Arwin Buuren (2015) - International Journal of Water Resources Development (Journal)
  • Arwin Buuren (2014) - Niet bij preventie alleen. Dilemma's voor dijkenbouwers
  • Arwin Buuren (2014) - De kunst van het combineren. De governance van slimme combinaties
  • Diana Giebels, JAA Swart, Arwin Buuren & Jurian Edelenbos (2014) - Towards ecosystem-based management in the Wadden Sea? Exploring and evaluating national constraints to evidence-based decision-making in the case of seal management
  • Arwin Buuren (2014) - Natuurambitie Grote Wateren
  • Diana Giebels, Arwin Buuren & Jurian Edelenbos (2013) - Knowledge as a means to solve the 'wicked issue' of sustainable river restoration? Insights from the Danish Houting project
  • Arwin Buuren (2012) - International Journal of Water Governance (print) (Journal)
  • Arwin Buuren (2012) - Water Governance (Journal)

  • Arwin van Buuren, Jitske van Popering - Verkerk & Vivian Visser (2019) - Erasmus Graduate School Award for PhD Excellence: Best conference paper

Gemeente Capelle aan den IJssel

Start date approval
April 2022
End date approval
March 2025
Place
CAPELLE AAN DEN IJSSEL
Description
Lid gemeenteraad

Publiek Denken

Start date approval
July 2023
End date approval
July 2026
Place
DEN HAAG
Description
Schrijven van column (4 x per jaar)

Erasmus MC

Start date approval
December 2023
End date approval
March 2024
Place
ROTTERDAM
Description
Voorzitter Beoordelingscommissie Portfoliomodel

Nederlands Instituut Publieke Veiligheid

Start date approval
December 2023
End date approval
September 2024
Place
ARNHEM
Description
Voorzitter Begeleidingscommissie

Scholengroep Driestar Wartburg

Start date approval
January 2024
End date approval
December 2026
Place
GOUDA
Description
Lid Raad van Toezicht

Collaboration Ateliers: B&P, GMCS, MHRV

Year
2023
Course Code
FSWBM-9000

4.3 Internship Master GMCS

Year
2023
Course Code
FSWBM-3100

Year
2023
Course Code
FSWBM-3130

4.3 Thesis Master Public Policy

Year
2023
Course Code
FSWBM-2070

4.3 Internship Master Public Policy

Year
2023
Course Code
FSWBM-2250

News regarding prof.dr. (Arwin) MW van Buuren

Erasmus Public Administration research assessed as ‘world leading’

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It’s important to strive for societal impact, but how to evaluate this?

Erasmus University's motto is "Creating positive societal impact". The new (video) series "Impact in Sight" shows concrete examples of how to evaluate this
Arwin van Buuren

“How we can assess, value and enhance our societal impact?”

Prof.dr. Arwin van Buuren gaat, in een vierjarig project, uitzoeken hoe de EUR haar maatschappelijke impact kan vaststellen, evalueren en versterken.
Arwin van Buuren

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