Victòria Alsina Burgués is Fellow at Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research focuses on finding democratic innovative solutions to solve some of society’s most challenging problems at the critical intersection of the public and private sectors.
- Public sector reform
- Public-private collaboration
- Collaborative governance
- Urban transformation
- Democratic innovation
- Innovation in teaching & learning
Her major current research projects are:
- “Creating new conceptual and analytical frameworks to study public-private collaboration in Southern Europe and Latin America” (since May 2014 – till date). In collaboration with Professor John D. Donahue.
- “Public-private collaboration in urban transformation” (since October 2015 - till date). In collaboration with Professor John D. Donahue and Senior Fellow Stanley Marcuss. Regarding this research line, she is also a coordinator of the Study Group “Urban Revitalization”.
- “Democratic Regeneration Through Technology: Learning From Podemos in Spain. Turning Grassroots Activism into Participatory, Accountable Governance” (since September 2014 - till date). In collaboration with Professor Beth Noveck and the GovLab Academy. Regarding this research line, she is also Chair of the Study Group “The Challenge to Design a Technological Agora”.
- “Smart Government – UPF. Innovation in teaching & learning public management” (since September 2014 – till date). In collaboration with Pompeu Fabra University and the Study Group “Internationalization and innovation in higher education”.
Victòria is an active participant in the Harvard University academic life; organizing seminars, workshops, and other knowledge transfer activities with members of the community.