Dr. Bettina Distel, M.A.

Chair for Information Systems and Information Management

Leonardo-Campus 3, Room 024
48149 Münster
T: +49 251 83-38067
F: +49 251 83-38109

External Profiles:

  • Research Areas

    • eGovernment
    • Trust research
  • Doctoral Thesis

    Explaining Citizens' Non-Adoption and Adoption of E-Government in Germany

    • Prof. Dr. Ulrike Röttger
    • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Jörg Becker, Prof. h.c. (NRU - HSE, Moskau)
    • Internationaler Mentor: Prof. Dr. Joep Crompvoets (Public Governance Institute, KU Leuven, Belgien)
  • CV


    PhD Information Science
    Master Communication Science (Master of Arts), WWU Münster
    Bachelor Romance Studies, complement subject Communication and Media Science (Bachelor of Arts), HHU Düsseldorf


    Doctoral Student in the Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World"
    Student Research Assistant in the research training group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World", WWU MÜnster
    Student Research Assistant at the DFG Collaborative Research Centre 991: "The Structure of Representations in Language, Cognition, and Science" at HHU Düsseldorf (Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Geisler)


    Best Paper Award Nomination "The most compelling, critical research reflection" - IFIP EGOV-EPART 2017 Conference, Saint Petersburg, Russia

    External functions

    Member of the National E-Government Competence Center
  • Teaching

  • Projects

  • Publications

    Articles in Journals
    Conference Articles
    Theses (Dissertation or Habilitation)

    Conference Articles
    Articles in Edited Books

    • Walter N, Öksüz A, Compeau D, Vogl R, Rudolph D, Distel B, Becker J. . Sync&Share North Rhine-Westphalia.’ Contributed to the Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2014), Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Talks

    • Distel, Bettina; Lindgren, Ida (): ‘Who are the users of digital public service? A critical reflection of the treatment of citizens as 'users' in e-government research’. Scandinavian Workshop on Electronic Government (SWEG) 2019, University of South-Eastern Norway, .
    • Distel, Bettina (): „“. Schöne neue Welt? Die Digitalisierung als interdisziplinäre Herausforderung. Öffentliche Ringvorlesung, Kontaktstelle Studium im Alter, WWU Münster, Münster, Deutschland, .
    • Distel, Bettina (): ‘All citizens are the same - aren't they? Developing an e-government user typology’. ERCIS Lunchtime Seminar, European Research Center for Information Systems, WWU Münster, Münster Deutschland, .