Victor Bekkers


Prof. Dr. V.J.J.M. 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 academic director of the Center of Public Innovation.
Furthermore he is research director of the department of public administration.He studied political science and public administration at Nijmegen University where he has got his degree with honors (1987). He obtained his Ph.D. from Tilburg University. His research interests are related to the introduction and use of new information and communication technologies in the policy processes within public administration and the innovation challenges which emerge in its slipstream.