prof.dr. (Victor) VJJM Bekkers


Victor Bekkers (1963) is Professor of Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He holds the chair on the empirical study of public policy and public policy processes. He is also the founding father and first dean of the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities.

Professor Bekkers studied political science and public administration at Nijmegen University where he has got his degree with honors (1987). Furthermore is coordinator of LIPSE, the EU 7th framework program on social innovation in the public sector and he is programme director of the research group Comparative Public Services Innovation (CPSI).

His research interests are related to the introduction and use of information and communication technologies as well as new (social) media in public policy processes and the (social) innovation challenges which emerge in their slipstream.

Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Dean | Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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  • Vincent Homburg, Qiaomei Yang, Rebecca Moody & Victor Bekkers (2018) - Promises and pressures in China’s digital democracy

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Victor Bekkers reappointed Dean Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Bekkers' second term starts on 1 January 2022 and runs until 31 December 2025.
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VCC researches models regarding the knowledge agenda of Green Deal Aquathermy

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EUR, Erasmus MC and TU Delft work together towards a resilient Rotterdam region

Double interview with Professor and Dean Victor Bekkers (EUR) and Professor Marcel Hertogh (TU Delft) about the new Resilient Delta Initiative.

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