Graduate of Bachelor of Political Science program, VU IIRPS, 1997. Master of Political Transition Economics, London School of Economics 1998. In 2004 he received a PhD in Social Sciences from Vilnius University.
Lecturer at the VU IIRPS since 1998. Since 2011 Professor at the IIRPS.
Member of Lithuanian Political Science Association and IIRPS Council. Former member of the European Union Studies Association. participates in ECPR, EGPA (COBRA) and NISPAcee networks. Vitalis is the Program Manager at the Institute for Public Policy and Governance, “Saulėlydžio” council expert. He previously worked for the Ministry of Governance Reform and Municipal Affairs (1997, 1998-99), National Regional Development Agency (2000-03).
Comparative Public Administration
Public Policy and Policy Analysis
EU public policy
Public administration reforms
Public sector organizations
Evaluation and analysis of public policy