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Biography

Since 1 April 2017 Uwe Serdült holds a dual position as a full professor in the "e-Society Lab", College of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Japan, and principle investigator at the Center for Democracy Studies Aarau (ZDA) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, for digital democracy projects. In this dual position, he teaches and does interdisciplinary research in several domains of e-society. Within the field of digital democracy, he is especially interested in internet based platforms and tools for citizens (e-participation) as well as public administrations (e-government) in order to enhance transparency and deliberation in an information society. Currently he is about to start a project investigating the potential of blockchain technology to reform the governance of political campaign financing.

Research interests:
Internet Voting, E-Governance, Token Design, Election Campaign Financing, Digital Democracy