Kristjan Vassil is a senior research fellow of technology studies at the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu. He holds a PhD degree in political science from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. He is currently the head of Center of IT Impact Studies (CITIS) – an integrated research and teaching program focusing on impact assessment of e-government and prototyping of new data-based predictive public e-services.
Kristjan’s research focuses on the impact of ICT’s on individual level behavior, impact assessment of e-governance and predictive modeling. Kristjan is one of the leading investigators in e-voting studies conducted in Estonia since 2005. He also serves as vice rector for research at the University of Tartu.