About the organizing committee:
In 2012, the Transatlantic Dialogue will be organized by: Marlies Honingh, Jan-Kees Helderman, Sandra Resodihardjo, Michiel De Vries, Marieke Van Genugten en Taco Brandsen. For any inquiries, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will direct it to the person best able to answer your question.
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.
Marieke Van Genugten
Marieke van Genugten is Assistant Professor in Public Administration at Radboud University Nijmegen. Her research interests are innovation of public governance, its effects on organizational performance in the public sector and on the position of individual employees. She is a member of the IRSPM (International Research Society on Public Management) and of the editorial board of the Dutch Journal of Public Administration.
Jan-Kees Helderman is Assistant Professor in Public Administration at Radboud University Nijmegen. His research focuses on comparative institutional analyses of social policy making and systems of social provisions and services, more specifically in the domains of (social) housing and health care. He is coordinator of the European Health Policy Group and is regularly consulted by the government and societal organizations on issues concerning health care and housing policy.
Marlies Honingh is Assistant Professor in Public Administration at Radboud University Nijmegen. Her research focuses on issues of public management, education policy, good governance and regulation. She has published in Public Management Review, School Leadership and Management and received an outstanding paper award from the International Journal of Educational Management.
Sandra Resodihardjo is an Assistant Professor in Public Administration at Radboud University Nijmegen. Her current research focuses on crises and agenda-setting processes. She is a founding member of the Dutch Policy Agendas Project . She was an editor and contributor to Reform in Europe (Ashgate, 2006) and wrote Crisis and Change in the British and Dutch Prison Services (Ashgate, 2009). She has published in internationally reviewed journals such as Acta Politica, Punishment & Society, and the International Journal of Production Economics.
Michiel De Vries
Michiel S. de Vries is full professor of Public Administration at Radboud University Nijmegen. He is vice-president of IASIA , chair of the IASIA working group on Local Governance and Development, chair of the NISPACEE working group on Public Administration Reform in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. He is member of the editorial board of several journals such as the International Review of Administrative Sciences, Acta Politica, and the Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development, as well as author/editor of several books on policy reform.