Kristjan Vassil

6.03.1977
+372 737 5338
+372 5684 4856
kristjan.vassil@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.05.2014–01.05.2016    Tartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond, Riigiteaduste instituut, Teadur (1,00)
01.02.2012–30.04.2014    Tartu Ülikool, Marie-Curie järeldoktor (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.12.2011    e-Riigi Akadeemina, akadeemiline nõunik
01.09.2009–31.05.2011    European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, akadeemiline assistent (0,50)
01.01.2009–31.12.2009    European Democracy Observatory, riigi uurimisrühma juht
01.01.2009–31.12.2009    Euroopa Valimisuuring, uuringu koordinaator
01.01.2009–31.12.2010    Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, e-valijate uuringu asedirektor
01.01.2008–31.12.2009    European Ülikooli Instituut, õppeassistent
 
 
Haridustee
2007–2008    Sotsiaal- ja poliitikateaduste magister (Euroopa Ülikooli Instituut)
2007–2012    Poliitika- ja Sotsiaalteaduste doktoriõpe (Euroopa Ülikooli Instituut)
2006–2007    Kommunikatsiooniteaduste magister (Tartu Ülikool)
1996–2006    Avalikkussuhete ja teabekorralduse bakalaureus (Tartu Ülikool)
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2012−...    Eesti Valimisuuring (ENES), juhtkomitee liige
 
 
Teenistuskäigu lisainfo
Avatud Eesti Fondi grant (20 000 EUR) e-Riigi Akadeemiale lahenduse "Valijakompass" väljatöötamise jaoks 2011 Riigikogu valimistel (2010-2011);
Eesti Vabariigi Haridusministeeriumi grant (51 000 EUR) doktoriõpinguteks EUroopa Ülikooli Instituudis (2007-2010).;
Euroopa Ülikooli Instituudi grant (18 000 EUR) doktoriõpingute lõpetamiseks (2010-2011);

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.13. Riigiteadused; CERCS ERIALA: S170 Poliitikateadused, administreerimine
 
 
Lisainfo
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, U.S. (2-5 April, 2009). Paper presented: A Bottleneck Model of Internet Voting. Explaining the Limited Impact of Technology on Electoral Participation.
American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada (3-6 September, 2009). Paper presented: A Bottleneck Model of Internet Voting. Explaining the Limited Impact of Technology on Electoral Participation (revised based on the MPSA feedback).
Hungarian Election Study Workshop. Budapest, Hungary (December 4-6, 2009). Organized by the Committee of the Hungarian Election Study and the Central European University. Paper presented: Researching Voting Advice Applications by Means of Experimental Research Design.
Conference on Internet and Voting. Florence, Italy (3-4 June, 2010). Organized by Prof. Alexander H. Trechsel, Prof. Mark Franklin (EUI) and Prof. Bernard Grofman (University of California, Irvine). Paper presented: The Impact of Internet Voting on Individual Turnout. A Comparative Study of Four Elections since 2005 in Estonia.
Third meeting to review developments in the field of e-voting since the adoption of Recommendation Rec(2004)11 on legal, operational and technical standards for e-voting. Strasbourg, France (16-17 November, 2010). Organized by Council of Europe. Paper presented: Internet Voting in Estonia since 2005.
A Review Conference on Elections and Internet Voting before the 2011 National Elections. Tallinn, Estonia (5 March, 2011). Organized by Estonian Electoral Committee. Paper presented: Causal Effects of Voting Advice Applications on Political Preferences, Vote Choice and Turnout.
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, U.S. (30 April - 4 March, 2011). Papers presented: The Role of Self-Selection in Studying the Effects of Voting Advice Applications. Evidence from Swiss Panel Study (single authored) and Driven to Vote? The Effect of Voting Advice Applications on Political Behavior (with dr. Elias Dinas and prof. Alexander H. Trechsel).
Quatri´eme Congr´es international du r´eseau francophone des Associations de Science politique: ”´Etre gouvern´e au 21e si´ecle”. Brussles, Belgium (20 April - 22 April, 2011). Paper presented by Alexander H. Trechsel: Driven to Vote? The Effect of Voting Advice Applications on Political Behavior (with dr. Elias Dinas and Alexander H. Trechsel).
Conference on ”Internet, Voting and Democracy”. Laguna Beach, CA, U.S (14 May - 15 May, 2011). Organized by Prof. Bernard Grofman (University of California, Irvine), Prof. Alexander H. Trechsel (EUI), Prof. Mark Franklin (EUI). Paper presented by Alexander H. Trechsel: A Look into the Mirror. Preferences, Representation and Electoral Participation (with dr. Elias Dinas and Alexander H. Trechsel).
6th ECPR General Conference (ECPR). Reykjavik, Iceland (25 August - 27 August, 2011). Paper presented: The Role of Self-Selection in Studying the Effects of Voting Advice Applications. Evidence from Swiss Panel Study.
5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV). Tallinn, Estonia (26 - 28 September, 2011). Paper presented: Explaining the Limited Impact of Internet Voting on Electoral Turnout.
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, U.S. (11 - 15 April, 2012). Papers presented: Remote Internet Voting and Personality (with Prof. Alexander H. Trechsel and dr. Anu Realo) and Less is More? The Impact of Electoral Choice Sets on Political Participation (with dr. Mihkel Solvak and dr. Piret Ehin).
Internet, Politics, Policy 2012: Big Data, Big Challenges? Oxford, UK. (20 - 21 September, 2012). Paper presented by Alexander Trechsel: Voting Advice Applications: How Useful? For Whom? (with R. Michael Alvarez, Ines Levin and Alexander H. Trechsel).

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2014
1.3.
2014
3.1.
2014
3.2.
2014
1.2.
2013
1.3.
2013
2.5.
2013
3.3.
2013
1.1.
2012
2.3.
2012
3.2.
2012
1.1.
2011

Kristjan Vassil

6.03.1977
+372 737 5338
+372 5684 4856
kristjan.vassil@ut.ee

Career

Institution and position
01.01.2010–31.12.2011    e-Governance Academy, scientific advisor
01.09.2009–31.05.2011    European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, research assitant (0,50)
01.01.2009–31.12.2009    European Democracy Observatory, country team manager
01.01.2009–31.12.2009    European Election Study, survey coordinator
01.01.2009–31.12.2010    Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, e-voting study co-director
01.01.2008–31.12.2009    European University Institute, teaching assistant
 
 
Education
2007–2008    MRes in Social and Political Sciences (European University Institute)
2007–2012    Doctorate in Political and Social Sciences (European University Institute)
2006–2007    MA in Communication Studies (University of Tartu)
1996–2006    Bachelor in Public Relations and Communications (University of Tartu)
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2012−...    Estonian National Election Study (ENES), member of steering committee
 
 
Additional career information
Open Society Foundation grant(20 000 EUR) awarded to Estonian e-Government Academy for implementation of the local voting advice application Valijakompass for 2011 national elections (2010-2011).;
Estonian Education Ministry grant (51 000 EUR) for full-time PhD studies in European University Institute (2007-2010).;
European University Institute grant (18 000 EUR) for PhD completion (2010-
2011).;

Qualifications

 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.13. Political Science and Administration; CERCS SPECIALTY: S170 Political and administrative sciences
 
 
Additional information
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, U.S. (2-5 April, 2009). Paper presented: A Bottleneck Model of Internet Voting. Explaining the Limited Impact of Technology on Electoral Participation.
American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada (3-6 September, 2009). Paper presented: A Bottleneck Model of Internet Voting. Explaining the Limited Impact of Technology on Electoral Participation (revised based on the MPSA feedback).
Hungarian Election Study Workshop. Budapest, Hungary (December 4-6, 2009). Organized by the Committee of the Hungarian Election Study and the Central European University. Paper presented: Researching Voting Advice Applications by Means of Experimental Research Design.
Conference on Internet and Voting. Florence, Italy (3-4 June, 2010). Organized by Prof. Alexander H. Trechsel, Prof. Mark Franklin (EUI) and Prof. Bernard Grofman (University of California, Irvine). Paper presented: The Impact of Internet Voting on Individual Turnout. A Comparative Study of Four Elections since 2005 in Estonia.
Third meeting to review developments in the field of e-voting since the adoption of Recommendation Rec(2004)11 on legal, operational and technical standards for e-voting. Strasbourg, France (16-17 November, 2010). Organized by Council of Europe. Paper presented: Internet Voting in Estonia since 2005.
A Review Conference on Elections and Internet Voting before the 2011 National Elections. Tallinn, Estonia (5 March, 2011). Organized by Estonian Electoral Committee. Paper presented: Causal Effects of Voting Advice Applications on Political Preferences, Vote Choice and Turnout.
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, U.S. (30 April - 4 March, 2011). Papers presented: The Role of Self-Selection in Studying the Effects of Voting Advice Applications. Evidence from Swiss Panel Study (single authored) and Driven to Vote? The Effect of Voting Advice Applications on Political Behavior (with dr. Elias Dinas and prof. Alexander H. Trechsel).
Quatri´eme Congr´es international du r´eseau francophone des Associations de Science politique: ”´Etre gouvern´e au 21e si´ecle”. Brussles, Belgium (20 April - 22 April, 2011). Paper presented by Alexander H. Trechsel: Driven to Vote? The Effect of Voting Advice Applications on Political Behavior (with dr. Elias Dinas and Alexander H. Trechsel).
Conference on ”Internet, Voting and Democracy”. Laguna Beach, CA, U.S (14 May - 15 May, 2011). Organized by Prof. Bernard Grofman (University of California, Irvine), Prof. Alexander H. Trechsel (EUI), Prof. Mark Franklin (EUI). Paper presented by Alexander H. Trechsel: A Look into the Mirror. Preferences, Representation and Electoral Participation (with dr. Elias Dinas and Alexander H. Trechsel).
6th ECPR General Conference (ECPR). Reykjavik, Iceland (25 August - 27 August, 2011). Paper presented: The Role of Self-Selection in Studying the Effects of Voting Advice Applications. Evidence from Swiss Panel Study.
5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV). Tallinn, Estonia (26 - 28 September, 2011). Paper presented: Explaining the Limited Impact of Internet Voting on Electoral Turnout.
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting. Chicago, U.S. (11 - 15 April, 2012). Papers presented: Remote Internet Voting and Personality (with Prof. Alexander H. Trechsel and dr. Anu Realo) and Less is More? The Impact of Electoral Choice Sets on Political Participation (with dr. Mihkel Solvak and dr. Piret Ehin).
Internet, Politics, Policy 2012: Big Data, Big Challenges? Oxford, UK. (20 - 21 September, 2012). Paper presented by Alexander Trechsel: Voting Advice Applications: How Useful? For Whom? (with R. Michael Alvarez, Ines Levin and Alexander H. Trechsel).
  • Leitud 11 kirjet
ProgrammNumberNimiProjekti algusProjekti lõppVastutav täitjaAsutusRahastamine kokku
MUULSVJS16460Analüüsimudelite loomine majanduse monitoorimiseks, prognoosimiseks ja poliitikameetmete mõju hindamiseks kasutades ettevõtete poolt genereeritavaid suurandmeid ja kaasaegseid modelleerimistehnikaid24.11.201630.09.2017Kristiina TõnnissonTartu Ülikool, Sotsiaalteaduste valdkond, Johan Skytte poliitikauuringute instituut240 000,00 EUR
SFSF0180128s08Demokraatliku esindatuse tüübid postkommunistlikes riikides01.01.200831.12.2013Vello Andres PettaiTartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond486 755,96 EUR
MUULSHRG14132E-hääletuse logifailide analüüs28.08.201418.11.2014Kristjan VassilTartu Ülikool; Tartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond, Riigiteaduste instituut20 000,00 EUR
MUULSHRG13194Eesti hääletajate uuringu läbiviimine pärast 20. oktoobril 2013 toimunud kohalike volikogude valimisi20.10.201330.03.2014Kristjan VassilTartu Ülikool; Tartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond, Riigiteaduste instituut9 587,00 EUR
ETFETF7903Esindusdemokraatia Euroopa Liidus: Euroopa Parlamendi valimised 200901.01.200931.12.2012Piret EhinTartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond53 011,04 EUR
ERMOSERMOS53Info- ja kommunikatsioonitehnoloogia mõju poliitilisele käitumisele. Internetihääletuse ja valijakompasside mõju valijate eelistustele, valimisotsusele ja valimisaktiivsusele01.02.201230.04.2014Kristjan VassilTartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond64 100,00 EUR
ETFETF5799Infoühiskonna tekkimisega seotud sotsiaalsed ja kultuurilised praktikad Eestis01.01.200431.12.2007Marju LauristinTartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond37 016,13 EUR
PUTPUT523Internetihääletuse mõju valimisaktiivsusele, poliitilisele esindatusele ja usaldusele. Eesti, Norra ja Šveitsi võrdlus alates 2005. aastast01.01.201431.12.2016Kristjan VassilTartu Ülikool, Sotsiaalteaduste valdkond, Johan Skytte poliitikauuringute instituut121 800,00 EUR
IUTIUT20-39Poliitiline kogukond muutuste keerises. Identiteet, suveräänsus ja demokraatia teisenevas maailmas01.01.201431.12.2019Eiki BergTartu Ülikool, Sotsiaalteaduste valdkond, Johan Skytte poliitikauuringute instituut359 600,00 EUR
MUUVSHRG10132Uuring "Üksikkandidaatide osalemine riiklikel ja Euroopa Parlamendi valimistel"01.08.201230.06.2013Piret EhinTartu Ülikool55 150,00 EUR
MUUSHRG13079TVerifitseeritavad e-valimised - sündmuste analüüs ja sotsiaalne mõju01.05.201331.08.2015Kristjan VassilTartu Ülikool; Tartu Ülikool, Sotsiaal- ja haridusteaduskond, Riigiteaduste instituut171 295,95 EUR
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PublikatsioonKlassifikaatorFail
Vassil, Kristjan; Solvak, Mihkel; Vinkel, Priit; Trechsel, Alexander; Alvarez, Michael; (2016). Diffusion of Internet Voting. Usage Patterns of Internet Voting in Estonia Between 2005-2015. Government Information Quarterly, x−x, 10.1016/j.giq.2016.06.007.1.1.
Vassil, Kristjan; Solvak, Mihkel; Ehin, Piret (2016). More Choice, Higher Turnout? The Impact of Consideration Set Size and Homogeneity on Political Participation. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, 26 (1), 78−95.1.1.
Solvak, Mihkel; Vassil, Kristjan (2015). Indifference or Indignation?: Explaining Purposive Vote Spoiling in Elections. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, 25 (4), 463−481, 10.1080/17457289.2015.1063495.1.1.
Dinas, Elias; Trechsel, H. Alexander; Vassil, Kristjan (2014). A Look into the Mirror. Preferences, Representation and Electoral Participation. Electoral Studies, 36, 290−297, 10.1016/j.electstud.2014.04.011.1.1.
Vassil, K; Solvak, M; Vinkel, P. (2014). E-valimiste levik Eesti valijate hulgas. Riigikogu Toimetised, 30, 116−128.1.3.
Garzia, Diego; Trechsel, Alexander H.; Vassil, Kristjan; Dinas, Elias (2014). Indirect Campaigning: Past, Present and Future of Voting AdviceApplications. In: Grofman, Bernard; Trechsel, Alexander H.;Franklin, Mark (_EditorsAbbr). The Internet and Democracy in Global Perspective (25−42). New York: Springer.3.1.
Sudulich, Laura M; Garzia, Diego; Trechsel, Alexander H.; Vassil, Kristjan (2014). Party placement in supranational elections: The case of the 2009 EP elections. In: Garzia, Diego; Marschall, Stefan (_EditorsAbbr). Matching Voters with Parties and Candidates (45). ECPR Press [_isbeingpublished].3.2.
Alvarez, Michael R.; Levin, Ines; Trechsel, Alexander H.; Vassil, Kristjan (2013). Voting Advice Applications: How Useful and For Whom? Journal of Information Technology & Politics , x, 10.1080/19331681.2013.873361.1.2.
Ehin, Piret; Madise, Ülle; Solvak, Mihkel; Vassil, Kristjan (2013). Üksikkandidaadid valimistel Euroopa Liidu liikmesriikides. Riigikogu Toimetised, 28, 53−66.1.3.
Ehin, P.; Madise, Ü.; Solvak, M.; Taagepera, R.; Vassil, K.; Vinkel, P. (2013). Independent candidates in national and European elections : study. Brussels: European Union.2.5.
Ehin, Piret; Madise, Ülle; Solvak, Mihkel; Taagepera, Rein; Vassil, Kristjan; Vinkel, Priit (2013). Independent candidates in national and European elections. In: . Brussels: Policy Department C: Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs, European Parliament.3.3.
Vassil, Kristjan; Solvak, Mihkel (2012). When failing is the only option: explaining failure to finish PhDs in Estonia. Higher Education, 64 (4), 503−516, 10.1007/s10734-012-9507-6.1.1.
Vassil, Kristjan (2012). Voting Smarter? The Impact of Voting Advice Applications on Political Behavior. (European University Institute). European University Institute.2.3.
Vassil, Kristjan (2012). E-valimiste piiratud mõju poliitilisele osalusele. Miks ei suurenda tehnoloogia valimisaktiivsust? Rein Toomla (_EditorsAbbr). Riigikogu valimised 2011 (174−198). Tartu: Tartu Ülikooli Kirjastus.3.2.
Vassil, Kristjan; Weber, Till (2011). A bottleneck model of e-voting: Why technology fails to boost turnout. New Media & Society, 13 (8), 1336−1354.1.1.