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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Quack


 
Prof. Dr. Sigrid Quack
Professor of Sociology and Associate Head of Research Group on "Institution Building across Borders" at the MPI for the Study of Societies
 
Phone: +49 203 379-4794

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Research Interests

globalization and cross-border institution-building; development of transnational regulation; legal norms and regulatory standards; experts’ role in the creation of norms; comparative economic and organizational sociology
 

Research Projects

Research Group "Institution Building across Borders"
 

Selected Publications

Governance across Borders: Transnational Fields and Transversal Themes. A Blogbook (ed. with L. Dobusch and P. Mader). Berlin: Epubli, 2013. From Epubli/in bookstores: print-on-demand book and ebook; open access: PDF and Epub  
Regime Complexity and Expertise in Transnational Governance: Strategizing in the Face of Regulatory Uncertainty. Oñati Socio-Legal Series 3, 4, 647-678 (2013) Online at SSRN  
Projecting the Local into the Global: Trajectories of Participation in Transnational Standard-setting (with O. Malets). In: Global Themes and Local Variations in Organization and Management: Perspectives on Glocalization. (Eds.) G. Drori, M. Höllerer, P. Walgenbach. London: Routledge, 2013, 325-338  
Politisierung und Entpolitisierung transnationaler Governance aus organisationssoziologischer Perspektive: Das International Accounting Standards Board (mit A. Nölke). In: Ordnung und Wandel in der Weltpolitik: Konturen einer Soziologie der Internationalen Beziehungen. (Hg.) S. Stetter. Leviathan Sonderband 28. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2013, 179-203  
Framing Standards, Mobilizing Users: Copyright versus Fair Use in Transnational Regulation (with L. Dobusch). Review of International Political Economy 20, 1, 52-88 (2013)  
Transnational Communities: Shaping Global Governance (ed. with M.-L. Djelic), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010
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Vita

Oct. 2013-present Research Associate and Associate Head of Research Group "Institution Building across Borders," Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
October 2013-present Professor of Sociology at the University of Duisburg-Essen
2008-2013 Adjunct Professor, University of Cologne, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
2007-2013 Head of the Research Group "Institution Building across Borders," Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2007-2008 Academic Coordinator of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2007 Postdoctoral degree (habilitation), sociology, Freie Universität Berlin
1996 Visiting Fellowship, St. John's College, Cambridge
1992-2007 Research Fellow, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
1992 Dr. phil., sociology, Freie Universität Berlin
1990-1992 Research Fellow, Institute for Sociology, Freie Universität Berlin
1987-1990 Doctoral Fellow, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
1986 Diplom in sociology, Freie Universität Berlin; one-year study stay at Université Paris 8 - Vincennes

 

Professional Activities (Selected)

Member of the Council of the American Sociological Association's Section on Global and Transnational Sociology  
Associate Member, Doctoral Program "Research on Organizational Paths" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Department of Business and Economics, Freie Universität Berlin  
Member of International Advisory Board, Review of International Political Economy (RIPE)  
Member of Editorial Board, Organization
 

 
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