Department of Management

Jakob Arnoldi


Jakob Arnoldi
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Research areas



PhD, Goldsmiths College, University of London, 2002
MA, University of Copenhagen, 1997
BA, University of Copenhagen 1995

Research areas
Chinese business regimes
Risk and uncertainty
Knowledge transfer and management

Previous employment
2008-2010: Vice Dean, Director of Research, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University.
2006-2008: Research Fellow. Centre for Urban and Community Research, Goldsmiths College, University of London.
2006-2007: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen.April 2005 - January 2007: Lecturer at Institut für Soziologie der Ludwig Maximilian-Universität (Prof. Ulrich Beck's chair) Munich.
2003-2006: Assistant professor, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen.
2002: Assistant professor, Dept. of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen.
2002: Research Assistant. Department of Sociology, University of Bristol. Worked on the project ‘The Dynamics of Transformative Ideas in Contemporary Public Discourse’ (British ESCR grant no. R000239504).
2002: Part time lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen.
2002: Part time lecturer in sociology, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.
2001: Visiting tutor, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths College.
1998-2002: Doctoral student at Department of Sociology and Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London. Sponsored by the Danish Economic and Social Science Research Council.
1998: Part time lecturer, Department of  Rhetoric, Education and Philosophy, University of Copenhagen.
1998: Consultant, Danish Refugee Council, worked on the project 'Assessment and Recognition of Qualifications and Education of Refugees in the European Union.' Project funded by EU and headed by the Danish Refugee Council. Head of a three-person team with the task of researching for, and writing, a report on the system of education in Iran.

Referee experience (selected)
Risk Analysis; Theory, Culture & Society; International Sociology; Canadian Journal of Sociology; Distinction.

Other activities (selected)
2011: Keynote speaker "Business Ethics and Risk Management. Technische Universität München (December 2011).
2011: Visiting researcher, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiatong University.
2011: Advisory committee member, AACSB European Conference.
2011: Invited speaker, Rising Powers workshop organized by Oxford University.
2011: Invited speaker. Risiko und Verantwortung. Universität Bochum.
2011: Working group member, Sino-Danish University Centre social science branch responsible for developing master program in welfare research.
2010: Invited speaker. Rising Powers workshop, Oxford University.
2010 - present: Steering committee member, Building Stronger Universities, Growth and Employment Platform.
2010 - present: Board member, Handelsungdommens Uddannelseslegat.
2010: Chairman (joint): AACSB European Affinity Group.
2005: Founder of Arnoldi-C, a consultancy doing risk scenario analysis for Danish energy Company Elsam.

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