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Christian O. Christiansen

PhD, Associate Professor

Visiting hours: In Autumn 2021 and Spring 2022 I am on a Carlsberg Monograph Fellowship Research Leave. Please send me an email if you wish to arrange a meeting. 


Research areas - supplementary information: 

American economic and political intellectual history (ca. 1870 until today); ideas about a social and humane capitalism, including ideas of CSR and business ethics; the intellectual history of organizational and management ideas; global inequality; history of social and economic human rights; intellectual history of the United Nations; methodology of intellectual history, especially the study of economic intellectual history; global intellectual history. 


Current projects:

As of September 2019, I am the  Principal Investigator of the project 'An Intellectual History of Global Inequality, 1960-2015.' The project is a comparative conceptual and intellectual history of global inequality, focusing on Ghana, India, Argentina, and the US. The project investigates the relationship between location and views upon global/international economic inequality.  Check out our project website here: http://global-inequality.com/

From Autumn 2021-Spring 2022 I have a  Carlsberg Foundation Monograph Fellowship, working on a book project titled 'A Miscalculated Bet: Business, Human Rights and the Battle Against Global Poverty'. For a short desciption, see here.