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I am Professor of Public Law at the University of Basel. My research interests include digital democracy, e-voting (in political referendums and elections), fully automated administrative procedures as well as fully automated taxation procedures. Before coming to Basel I was Assistant Professor of Public Law at the University of Zurich. Prior to that I was Coordinator of the program “Transformation of the state in times of digitization” at the German Research Institute on Public Administration (Speyer). I completed my habilitation thesis in 2017 at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer (Venia: Public Law, European Law, Finance and Tax Law, Administrative Science).

Research interests:
regulating the use of blockchain in the public administration, blockchain for election transparency, the role of the state in regulating DLTs, transparency in financing political campaigns, DLTs for e-voting, DLTs for e-voting

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