Rianne Dekker is an assistant professor at the Utrecht University School of Governance (USG/USBO). As a sociologist focusing on public administration, she studies digital forms of social organization which reshape governance. Her research focuses on two grand societal challenges in which this occurs: 1) migration and integration and (2) public security. She uses co-design methods, including the living lab methodology as an engaged research practice.
Rianne teaches several courses in the minor and master and is coordinator of the master ‘Public Governance and Policy’.