The Centre for Digital Governance Thesis Prize awards the best thesis on digital governance every academic year.
The Centre for Digital Governance awarded the first Centre for Digital Governance Thesis Prize this year. Paxia Ksatryo (MPP 2023) won for her thesis "Alternative Social Media for Whom? ConstructingPublics on r/Mastodon Using Topic Modeling and Critical Discourse Analysis". Her thesis was supervised by Prof. Daniela Stockmann. Leonard Baum (MPP 2023) for his thesis "Policy Lessons from China: A Quantitative Examination of China’s New Competition Regime for the Digital Economy" supervised by Prof. Joanna Bryson, and Lea Pfau (MPP 2023) for her thesis 'Cross-sector Collaboration and the Role of Civil Society in Local Government Digitalisation in Germany' supervised by Prof. Gerhard Hammerschmid, received honourable mentions.
The Centre for Digital Governance Thesis Prize awards the best thesis on digital governance for the academic year. The selection is made amongst all theses evaluated by Centre core faculty members Prof. Joanna Bryson, Prof. Gerhard Hammerschmid and Prof. Daniela Stockmann.