At the Harvard Kennedy School, Victòria Alsina Burgués is:
- Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, where she leads the research projects Creating new conceptual and analytical frameworks to study public-private collaboration and Collaborative governance and urban transformation. Want to know more? Click here.
- Democracy Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, where she leads research on CrowdLaw, the practice of using technology to open parliaments, governments, and public institutions to collective intelligence at each stage of the law and policymaking cycle to improve the quality, effectiveness and legitimacy of the resulting laws and policies. As a member of the Transparency Policy Project, she contributes to research on empowering patients through data and technology. Want to know more? Click here.
- Associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where, as part of the Environment and Natural Resources Program, she conducts research on effectiveness of public private partnerships for advancing the sustainable development goals to meaningfully address complex environmental challenges such as climate change. She also participates as an external evaluator for the Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership. Want to know more? Click here.
She is also is a Research Professor in the Department of Technology, Culture and Society at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Senior Fellow at The Governance Lab, where she coordinates the CrowdLaw Initiative, and advises numerous governments, organizations and private institutions on issues related to public sector reform, public-private collaboration and democratic innovation. She holds a BA in Political Science and Public Administration from Universitat Pompeu Fabra; an MPA from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona and Universitat Pompeu Fabra; an MA in Public Management from ESADE Business School; and a Ph.D. in Political and Social Sciences from Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
She tweets @_VictoriaAlsina.
Her current research and teaching focus on finding innovative solutions to rethink public institutions, exploring how collaborative governance and citizen engagement can change the way we govern, solving some of society’s most pressing problems at the intersection of the public and private sectors and helping communities and institutions to work together to solve public problems more effectively and legitimately.
More Than A Coin: The Rise Of Civic Cryptocurrency, Forbes, March 2018
A hundred places where governments are using tech to crowdsource policy, Apolitical, July 2018
NYU’s GovLab CrowdLaw Manifesto Aims to Boost Public Participation in Government, Government Technology, September 2018
CrowdLaw: un vitamínico para la democracia, El País, September 2018