Dennis Linders

Dennis Linders

Dennis Linders

PhD Student


Orlando, FL / Culemborg, the Netherlands


255 Rockville Pike L-10
Rockville, MD 20850

Entered program in



B.A. in Economics | BA in International Affairs, University of Florida, 2004
Master of Public Policy, University of Maryland, School of Public Policy, 2008

Research Interests

Smart cities
Open government
International development
Data-driven public administration

  • Dennis Linders (2014). The Smart City as a Platform for Collaboration: Examining the impact of "smart city" infrastructure, big data analytics, and connected citizens on collaborative governance in the 21st Century. The 75th Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Washington, DC, March 12, 2014. 

  • Dennis Linders. (2013). Data-driven City Planning: Leveraging 'smart city' innovations to promote the integrated planning of sustainable cities. In Proceedings of the 2013 Lien Conference on Public Administration in Singapore.​

  • Dennis Linders. (2013). Proactive e-Governance: Flipping the service delivery model in Taiwan. Paper presented at the International Conference on eGovernance (ICEGOV 2013).  (Participation generously supported by an iSchool Travel Grant. Paper has been invited to a special issue of GIQ.)

  • Dennis Linders (2013). Towards Open Development: Leveraging open data to improve the planning and coordination of international aid. Government Information Quarterly, 30(4), 426-463.

  • Dennis Linders. (2012). From e-Government to We-Government: Defining a typology for citizen coproduction in the age of social media. Government Information Quarterly, 29(4), 446-454.


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