Kristoffer Kropp
  • Universitetsvej 1, 25.3

    DK-4000 Roskilde


Personal profile


Kristoffer Kropp’s research focuses on the production of social scientific knowledge, the relation between social science and political institutions and European integration. Currently, he is working on social science knowledge production in Europe, production of European social scientific data especially survey data, the configuration of the field of social science, configuration and re-configuration of scientific disciplines, the use of social science knowledge and EU research policy. Theoretically, Kristoffer Kropp main interest is Bourdieus field theory, sociology of knowledge and science, STS and political sociology of the European Union.


  • PhD, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen, thesis on Danish sociological research (2011)
  • MSc Public Administration Roskilde University (2007) 


Professional experience:

  • Member, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Science, Princeton, USA  (2017 -2018)

  • Assistant Professor at Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen (2012 –2014)

  • Rapporteur for Copenhagen Research Forum (, Section: Societies. Chair: Professor Ole Wæver & Professor Loet Leydesdorff (2011 – 2012)
  • PhD fellow, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen (2007 – 2011)


Professional activities:

  • 2014 – Board member of International Sociological Association Research Committee on History of Sociology RC08 2014 -2018
  • 2013 ESF Exploratory Workshop: ESF Exploratory Workshop: Making Europe: The Social Sciences and the Production of European Integration, 3-5 February 2013 with Rebecca Adler-Nissen (2013) European Science Foundation–funded workshop
  • 2011 Co-founder of CEVES (Centre for the Sociological Study of Science, Expertise and Society) Department of Sociology, acting head of center 2012 -2013
  • 2011 Organiser of the conference: The Sociology of the Social Sciences 1945-2010, 9. – 11. June, Copenhagen


  • Theory of science, History and sociology of science, knowledge and technology, Research policy
  • Public administration
  • Welfare state, Welfare society

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