About the co-chairs

The dialogue co-chairs will be Patria de Lancer Julnes and Taco Brandsen.

Patria de Lancer Julnes

Patria de Lancer Julnes is full professor and director of the Doctoral Program in Public Administration at the University of Baltimore.  She is past co-chair of the Center for Accountability and Performance of ASPA, council member of the Inter-American Network for Public Administration Education, managing editor of the International Review of Public Administration, and editor of the section Emerging Issues Public Performance and Managing Review. She is the author/co-editor of three books on performance-based management and has written dozens of articles and book chapters on performance measurement, accountability, and citizen participation.

Taco Brandsen

Taco Brandsen is full  Professor in Public Administration at Radboud University Nijmegen. He is board member of both the EGPA (European Group of Public Administration) and the IRSPM (International Research Society on Public Management), as well as Coordinator of the project WILCO (Welfare Innovations at the Local Level).  His research focuses on issues of local governance, innovation and public service delivery.