Inga Patkauskaitė-Tiuchtienė obtained a bachelor’s degree of Political Science (2012) and master’s degree of Public Policy Analysis (2019) at VU IIRPS. During the study period she participated in an exchange program and studied in Helsinki (Finland) university.
As a PhD student (since 2020), she is preparing a dissertation on the impact of significant public policy events on changes in public policy and public administration in Lithuania (supervisor prof. dr. Vitalis Nakrošis).
Research projects and grants
Resilience of welfare state institutions in Lithuania: the influence of significant events on adapting to systemic threats during 2004–2020 (2021-2022), junior researcher. Project is financed by the Lithuanian Research Council (LMTLT), the leader of the project – prof. dr. V. Nakrošis.
Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Lithuania and other EU Member States: an Impact on Public Policy and the Management of the Emergency Situation (COPOVAL) (2020). Project is financed by the Lithuanian Research Council (LMTLT), the leader of the project – prof. dr. V. Nakrošis.
Changes of the public policy and public governance
Good governance and its relation to trust in government and municipalities institutions
Successes and failures of public policy
Relevant public policy events (political scandals, resonant events, crises)
Patkauskaitė-Tiuchtienė I. (2020). Politinių skandalų poveikis pasitikėjimui valstybės institucijomis: Lietuvos atvejo analizė. Politologija, 98(2), 8-45. https://doi.org/10.15388/Polit.2020.98.1