– Digital Advisory Board profile – Professor Helen Margetts

Professor Helen Magretts

Helen Margetts is the Director of the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), a department of the University of Oxford. A political scientist of international standing, Helen joined the OII in 2004 as Professor of Society and the Internet, having previously been Director of the School of Public Policy at University College London.

Her research focuses on digital era governance and politics, investigating the nature and implications of relationships between governments, citizens and the Internet. Her major research reports on electronic government undertaken with Patrick Dunleavy of the LSE represent the first and most systematic evaluation of the UK Government’s electronic presence.

She currently holds an ESRC professorial fellowship and is Editor of the journal Policy and Internet.