Max Kortlander

Max Kortlander
Writer & Researcher

Max Kortlander is a writer and researcher focused on participatory democracy, citizen-led governance, and human rights in the digital age. He utilises co-creation and public research methodologies to address real world problems and keep his work down to earth. His research is always collaborative. He works together with citizens, policymakers, open source developers, and academic researchers through publicly funded projects including DECODE, Public Stack, Digital European Public Spaces, Hollandse Luchten, ACROSS, Urbanite, Cities-4-People, and Mobility Urban Values.

Max has bachelors degrees in International Relations and Spanish from Bucknell University, and a masters degree in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam.