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Biography

ORCID ORCID 0000-0001-8217-5880 Education and degrees
  • 2013: Dr.scient.soc. (higher doctorate), Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (awarded on 25 May 2013)
  • 2004: PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (awarded on 14 December 2004)
  • 2001: MSc (political science), Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • 1998: BA (political science), Department of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Positions held
  • 2017–: Professor of Economic Sociology and Social Theory, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • 2013–17: Professor with special responsibilities in political sociology, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • 2008–2013: Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • 2005–8: Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Honors and awards
  • 2016 Awarded a Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council
  • 2014 Winner, American Sociological Association, Section on Sociological Theory, Best Book Award for The Politics of Crowds: An Alternative History of Sociology (Cambridge UP, 2012)
  • 2013 Awarded a Sapere Aude grant by the Danish Council for Independent Research under its research excellence program
Exchange and visiting research fellowships
  • 2016: Visiting Scholar at the Department of Sociology, New School for Social Research, USA
  • 2006: Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (two months)
  • 2003: Visiting Scholar at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (five months)
  • 2002: Visiting Scholar at the Department of Sociology, New York University, USA (six months)
  • 1998–9: Graduate studies at the Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld, Germany (ten months)
Research grants (>EUR 50,000)
  • 2021: Villum Synergy Grant (co-PI with Isabelle Augenstein, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen; EUR 390,956)
  • 2016: Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (sole PI; EUR 1,590,036)
  • 2013: Sapere Aude Grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research (sole PI; EUR 899,167)
  • 2006: Grant from the Carlsberg Foundation (EUR 61,000)
  • 2007: Grant from the Carlsberg Foundation (EUR 73,000
  • 2005: Grant from the Carlsberg Foundation (EUR 119,000)
Professional memberships (selected)
  • American Sociological Association (Sections: Collective Behavior and Social Movements; Community and Urban Sociology; Economic Sociology; History of Sociology; Organizations, Occupations, and Work; Political Sociology; Science, Knowledge, and Technology; Sociology of Emotions; Sociological Theory)
  • Crime, Criminal Law and Criminology in History Network (CCCH)
  • Danish Sociological Association
  • Internationaler Arbeitskreis Hermann Broch
 Management and organisational experience
  • Member of the Independent Research Fund Denmark, Social Sciences, 2018–2021
  • Co-founder and associate editor of Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory (editor-in-chief from 2008–2018)
  • Associate editor of Samfundsøkonomen, 2006–2017
  • Master thesis coordinator at the MA programme in Political Communication and Management, CBS, from April 2008–November 2009
  • PhD convenor, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, CBS, from 1 January 2010–31 August 2013
  • Member of the leadership team of the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, CBS, from 1 January 2010–28 February 2013
  • Co-facilitator, with Professor Martin Kornberger, of the ‘Urban Governance’ research cluster under CBS’s Public–Private Business-in-Society platform. This entailed initiating and coordinating CBS-wide research activities on urban governance, 2012–2016
  • Book series editor, with Professor Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Westminster University, of the ‘Space, Materiality, and the Normative’ book series, Routledge, 2012–
  • Member of the editorial board of Affective Spaces, Mimesis International, 2016–
  Referee experience I have reviewed papers for numerous journals, including Acta SociologicaAmerican EthnologistAmerican Sociological Review, Austrian Journal of Sociology, BioSocieties, BMJ Open, Body & SocietyBritish Journal of Sociology, Cambridge Journal of EconomicsComparative Studies in Society & History, Contemporary Political Theory, Culture, Theory and Critique, Current Sociology, Czech Sociological Review, Dansk Sociologi, Ecology and Society, Economic AnthropologyEconomy and Society, Emotion, Space and Society, ephemera, Environment and Planning A: Economy and SpaceEnvironment and Planning D: Society and Space, EthnographyEuropean Journal of Social Theory, Finance and Society, Financial InnovationGeografiska Annaler, History of Psychology, History of the Human Sciences, Human Relations, Journal of Classical Sociology, Journal of Computational Social ScienceJournal of Consumer CultureJournal of Cultural Economy, Journal of Financial Regulation and ComplianceJournal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, MedieKultur, New Global Studies, Organization, Organizational Aesthetics, Organization StudiesPLOS ONE, Public Culture, Retfærd, Review of Evolutionary Political EconomySecurity Dialogue, Social Forces, Social Science InformationSocio-Economic Review, Sociological Theory, Subjectivity, Systems Research and Behavioral ScienceTheory, Culture & Society, and Urban Geography; as well as academic publishers such as Anthem Press, Bloomsbury Academic, Colombia University Press, Duke University Press, Meson Press, the MIP Press, Palgrave, Princeton University Press, Routledge, and SAGE, among others. I have also served as reviewer for the Austrian Science Fund, the British Academy, the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), the Israel Science Foundation, the Leverhulme Trust, the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies (Erfurt), the Polish National Science Centre, the Karl Popper Doktorats- und Wissenschaftskolleg (Alpen-Adria-Universität), and the Swiss National Science Foundation. I have previously been on the advisory board for the book series Sociological Studies, Aarhus University Press.

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