Dr. Mark Liptrott


  • BSc (1st Class Hons) Information Systems & Management, Lancaster University
  • PhD Information Systems, Lancaster University
  • PG Cert in TLS for HE
  • PG Cert in PhD Supervision
Mark Liptrott
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Diffusion, Implementation decisions, Technology acceptance modelling, E-Voting

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Dr. Mark Liptrott
Department of Computer Science
Edge Hill University
L39 4QP

Phone: 01695 657631
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Office: THF09

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After 15 years working for a large bank developing and installing cash machines and modelling working practices, Mark chose to complete a degree in Information Systems and Management, for which he received a first class honours.

Mark was awarded a PhD from Lancaster University in 2012, researching in the area of Electronic Voting and the diffusion process. Mark has been teaching at Edge Hill for many years across the Faculties of Arts and Sciences, and Education.

External Academic Activities

Mark serves on the International Advisory Board for the International Conference on eGovernment and eGovernance, he is a reviewer for “Parliamentary Affairs” (Published by Oxford Journals) and is also a domain expert for SEMIC.EU (Semantic Interoperability Centre Europe); the pan-European service for semantic interoperability in eGovernment.

Research Publications

Books and Chapters:
  • Chapter 11 in “Politics,democracy and e-government:Participation and Service Delivery” by Christopher Reddick Published by Hershey in New York. ISBN 9781615209330
  • Chapter 22 in “E-Governance and Civic Engagemet Factors and Determinants of E – Democracy” Manoharan A & Holzer M, Published by IGI Glogal, Hershey USA. ISBN9781613500835
  • Journal Articles:
  • M.Liptrott , “Diffusion of E Voting: UK Local Authorities as a realistic mechanism”, International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Common Ground Publishing. 2007
  • M.Liptrott: “Same Pilots, Same Problems, Different Agendas“. Electronic Journal of E-Government Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 205, 2008
  • M.Liptrott “E-voting in the UK: A work in progress” Electronic Journal of E-Government. Volume 4 Issue 2 December 2006
  • Conferences and Other Reports:
  • M Liptrott, “PERHAPS A RECIPE FOR CHANGE? Will e-voting have the desired Effect? 8th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS2006), Paphos Cyprus May 24-27,2006.
  • M.Liptrott , “Diffusion of E Voting: UK Local Authorities as a realistic mechanism”, proceedings of Technology and Citizenship conference June 9 – 10 Montreal Canada 2006
  • M.Liptrott “E-voting same pilots Same councils” proceedings of 7th European Conference of E Government, Haagse Hogeschool, Den Haag, The Netherlands, 21-22 June 2007
  • M Liptrott “A Policy Model for the Digital Age: A Revision of the UK Public Policy Model “The 8th European Conference on e-Government Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne, Switzerland 2008
  • M. Liptrott UK E Voting Paradox: The influence of agency on the diffusion of an innovation. Guest Speaker at http://www.icegov.info/ Ankara, Turkey 12-13 March 2009.
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