• Universitetsvej 1, 25.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

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Personal profile

Research

Teaching and supervision

Empirical focus: The exercise of power and the production of knowledge within public policy and mangement, performance management and measurement, evidence-based policymaking, health policy, employment policy, democracy, political rationalities, history of political ideas, the state.

Theoretical focus: Michel Foucault's analytics of power, new institutional theory, critical sociological theory, state theory, theories of democracy.

 Research areas 

The exercise of power and the production of knoweldge in public policy
New forms of governing in the public sector, including accreditation, benchmarking, performance management and measurement
Politics of public health
Employment policy
The history and political role of psychology 
Post-strukturalist theory, neo-institutionalist theory, governance theory, political sociological theory.

Curriculum

2012-.. Professor in Public Policy and Performance Management, Roskilde University

2011-.. Associate Editor of the ECPR Press

2009-11 Head of Studies for Public Administration, Roskilde University

2006-12 Associate Professor in Politics and Administration, Department of Society and Globalisation, Roskilde University

2003 Assistant Professor in Politics and Administration, Department of Social Sciences, Roskilde University

2000-02 Assistant Professor, Department of Intercultural Communication and Management, Copenhagen Business School

1998-2000 Administrator of the educational programme SLUSE, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University

1998 PhD in International Development Studies, Roskilde University

1992 M. Sc. Human Geography, University of Copenhagen.

Research projects

2009 Responsible for project on The calculative governing of employment policies in Australia and Denmark. Financed by the Danish Social Science Research Council. 

2006-09 Responsible for sub-project on the Multi-level study of the meta-governance of the national and local governance networks at the Centre for Democratic Network Governance, Roskilde University.

2004-05 Participating in the Pilot Study at Centre for Democratic Network Governance, Roskilde University

2003 Research project The making of the developing work: The emergence, transformations and utilization of psy-technologies on the Danish labour market. Financed by the Danish Social Science Research Council. Affiliation with the Department of Social Sciences, Roskilde University.

2000-02 Post.doc. project Work, social welfare and subjectivity A genealogy of the governing of human resources in post-WWII Malaysia. Financed by the Danish Social Science Research Council. Affiliation with the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management, Copenhagen Business School.

1994-98 PhD project at the Department for International Development Studies, RUC and Centre for Development Research.

Keywords

  • Public administration
  • Political management
  • Welfare state, Welfare society
  • Health policy
  • Economics, Politics
  • Political management

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