Spring 2019

Frank Dobbin

Frank Dobbin

Director, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center; Faculty Associate. Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.
Frank Dobbin's evidence-based research on corporate diversity programs (with Alexandra Kalev) shows that mentoring programs, diversity taskforces, and special recruitment programs have helped to promote diversity by engaging managers, while diversity training and diversity performance evaluations have thwarted progress by stigmatizing managers. These findings have been covered by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Le Monde, CNN, and National Public Radio. Dobbin has published numerous books studying the social construction of economic rationality, including Forging Industrial Policy: United States, Britain, and France in the Railway Age (1994) and The Global Diffusion of Markets and Democracy (2008). Recent research examines rise of the shareholder value model of corporate management.
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Catherine Nehring

Catherine Nehring

Coordinator, STAR Lab; Coordinator, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center; Assistant to Professor Michael J. Hiscox.

Catherine Nehring is the Coordinator of SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. She has been with SCANCOR since before the grand opening at Harvard in 2016.

Catherine has been Professor Michael J. Hiscox's Faculty Assistant since 2012 and the Coordinator of STAR Lab since 2013. She has been at Harvard University for ten years, and she worked at the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston College for four years prior to that. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

Elin Lerum Boasson

Elin Lerum Boasson

Former Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (fall 2018-spring 2019). Associate Professor, University of Oslo, Norway.
Elin Lerum Boasson is an associate professor and deputy head of the Political Science Department at the University of Oslo, and a senior researcher at CICERO Center for International Climate Research. She has published extensively on national and EU climate and energy policies; exploring the role of policy entrepreneurship, business influence and political steering. She applies sociological institutional theories as well as historical institutionalism and public policy theories. Boasson teaches political science master courses on climate policy, public policy theory and EU studies. Methodologically, Boasson is specialized in comparative, qualitative case studies and process tracing. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and the Freie University, Berlin. Boasson is part of the leadership group of the COST Action Innovations in Climate Governance: Sources, Patterns and Effects. Boasson is a lead author in the upcoming Sixth Assessment report cycle of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, working group III Mitigation. During her stay at SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center in the academic year 2018-2019, Boasson primarily worked on publications relating to two the comparative climate policy project: 'Revising the National Renewables Policy Mix: The role of state aid and other key EU policies (REMIX)’. In addition to several articles, this work has resulted in the open access book Comparative Renewables Policy – Political, Organizational and European Fields.
Carsten Greve

Carsten Greve

Former Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (spring 2019). Professor of Public Management and Governance, Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School.
Carsten Greve is professor of public management and governance. His main research areas are public management reform and public-private partnerships. He is co-director of Center for Public Organization, Value and Innovation (POVI).
Juho Lindman

Juho Lindman

Former Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (spring 2019-fall 2019). Associate Professor; Director, Blockchain Lab, Applied IT, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Juho Lindman is an associate professor at the Department of Applied IT and the director of the University of Gothenburg Blockchain Lab. Before joining the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, Lindman was an assistant professor of information systems science at the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland.

Lindman received a PhD from the Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki, and holds the title of Docent of Openness in Systems Development and Use in Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the University of Oulu, Finland. Lindman was a visiting scholar at SCANCOR (Stanford) in 2012 and 2015. His research focuses on blockchain, open source software development, open data, open access, and organizational change.

Jukka Mäkinen

Jukka Mäkinen

Former Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (spring 2019-fall 2019). Professor of Business Ethics, Department of Marketing and Communication, Estonian Business School.
Jukka Mäkinen, PhD is a professor of Business Ethics in the Estonian Business School, Department of Marketing and Communication (Estonia) and a docent of Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility at the Aalto University School of Business, Department of Management Studies (Finland). Mäkinen approaches the political and socio-economic roles of businesses and civil society associations in a society from the perspective of the contemporary theories of social justice. His research appears in journals such as Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Global Ethics, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Management and Organization Review, Utilitas, and Politics and Governance. Mäkinen has co-edited books and written several chapters in books on globalization, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and political theory.
Torkel Strömsten

Torkel Strömsten

Former Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (fall 2018-spring 2019). Associate Professor, Stockholm School of Economics; Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
Jørgen Wettestad

Jørgen Wettestad

Former Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR at the Weatherhead Center (fall 2018-spring 2019). Research Professor, The Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway.
Jørgen Wettestad is a Research Professor at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute in Oslo, Norway. He has published several books and numerous articles on international and EU environmental policy, with particular attention to emissions trading. His most recent books are Comparative Renewables Policy, Forthcoming, Routledge (edited with Elin Lerum Boasson and Merethe Dotterud Leiren); The Evolution of Carbon Markets: Design and Diffusion Routledge 2018 (edited with Lars H. Gulbrandsen), Rescuing EU Emissions Trading: The Climate Policy Flagship Palgrave 2016 (with Torbjørg Jevnaker), and EU Climate Policy: Industry, Policy Interaction and External Environment Ashgate 2013 (with Elin L. Boasson). Since 2019 he has been member of the Editorial Board for the Politics and Governance Journal. He was a visiting scholar at IIASA, Austria, and the Institute for International Studies, Berkeley, CA. He has also led and participated in several EU funded projects, participated in numerous international research projects, and been Programme Director at the FNI for a long period. Wettestad serves regularly as peer reviewer for international journals and national research councils, and has been editorial board member of the journal Climate Policy since 2001. He will participate as Lead Author in WG III in IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report.