Vytautas Jankauskas

Vytautas Jankauskas is a research fellow at the University of Konstanz (Public Administration and Organization Theory) and a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science (Geschwister-Scholl-Institute) at  the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

As part of the DFG-Research-Unit International Public Administration (ipa-research.com), he is examining the role of evidence-based policy making in International Organizations (IOs) with a focus on the politics of evaluation. He conducted research at the headquarters of major IOs, including the EU, ILO, IOM, FAO, OECD, UNESCO, UNHCR, WHO, and WTO.

In his PhD project, he explores the relationship between member states and international public administrations, specifically looking at the role of trust.

Vytautas graduated from the Dresden University of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and gained his Master of Arts in Political Science at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. He also spent a semester abroad at the Charles University in Prague and has previously worked as a trainee at the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg as well as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.  

Publications

Weiss M, Jankauskas V. Securing cyberspace: How states design governance arrangements. Governance. 2018; 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1111/gove.12368

Eckhard S, Jankauskas V. The politics of evaluation in international organizations: A comparative study of stakeholder influence potential. Evaluation2018; 1-18. DOI: 10.1177/1356389018803967