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Jesper Schlaeger

Former Visiting Doctoral Student

Jesper Schlaeger

Former Visiting Doctoral Student

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Jesper Schlaeger is a PhD Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science. Jesper holds a Master’s degree in Political Science (2007) and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science (2003), both from the University of Copenhagen.

Jesper’s academic work is focused on Internet-mediated changes of power relations within the Chinese political system. Research is carried out through a half-year field study of e-government in Chengdu, China. While at the Oxford Internet Institute, Jesper plans to finish a journal article based on the fieldwork data.

Research Interests

E-government, ICT in politics and administration, political process, comparative politics, Chinese political system, Chinese politics, Chinese public administration, institutional change, state power, authoritarian government, concepts of democracy, democratization.

Positions at the OII

  • Visiting Doctoral Student, March 2010 - April 2010