Visitors 2003

Baden-Fuller, Charles (Prof)
Professor of Strategy and Editor of Long Range Planning at Cass Business School, City University. Known for his strategy research and assistance to companies, he has established a reputation on the rejuvenation of mature firms through his work with CEOs, his academic articles and his (co-authored) Harvard Business Press Rejuvenating the Mature Business. He currently works on issues of knowledge management and entrepreneurship in high technology firms, including the practical use of real options and alliance structures.

Contact details: C.Baden-fuller@city.ac.uk|

Bardach, Eugene (Prof)
Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley. A broadly based political scientist with wide ranging teaching and research interests, he focuses primarily on policy implementation and public management, and most recently on problems of facilitating better inter-organisational collaboration in service delivery, e.g., in human services, environmental enforcement, fire prevention, and habitat preservation. He also maintains an interest in problems of regulatory program design and execution, particularly in areas of health, safety, consumer protection, and equal opportunity. He gave a CARR seminar in May 2003 entitled: Misfortune, Insurance, and the Liberal State: the perplexities of fairness|.

Contact details: e2bar@uclink4.berkeley.edu| 

Epp, Astrid
Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Science and Technology Studies (IWT) at the Universität Bielefeld. She is currently researching the conflict over the application of genetic engineering in food production. More specifically she will be investigating if, and to what extent, legal regulations have had an impact on the Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) conflict. This includes a comparison between Germany - as a typical European country in this field - and the United States.  She will give a CARR seminar in November 2003 entitled: Beyond National Styles of Regulation - Genetically Modified Food in Germany and in the United States|.

Contact details: epp@iwt.uni-bielefeld.de| 

Feick, Jürgen (Dr)
Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies. His research interests include policy research: national, comparative and European, European integration, political and administrative culture and public administrations. He is currently researching National and European pharmaceuticals' regulation.  He gave a CARR seminar in May entitled: Risk regulation and interest accommodation in European pharmaceuticals' licensing|

Contact details: jf@mpi-fg-koeln.mpg.de|

Heritier, Adrienne (Prof)
Chair of Public Policy, Department of Political and Social Sciences and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute. Her research project "The European Regime: Private Actors Providing Public Service?" investigates the process of liberalisation and deregulation of utility markets in Europe.  She gave a CARR seminar in July entitled: Containing negative integration?  The European politics of 'services publics'.

Contact details: Adrienne.Heritier@iue.it|

Hogwood, Brian W (Prof)
Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde and has a research interest in analysing trends in public policy using a wide variety of indicators, including the use of different types of body for policy delivery and regulation. At CARR he is examining the implications of using appointed public bodies in regulation, using a comparison of the regulatory implications of the exam debacles in Scotland in 2000 and England in 2002. He gave a CARR seminar in February 2003 entitled: Exam Howlers or Accidents Waiting to Happen?: a comparison of the regulatory implications of the exam results debacles in Scotland 2000 and England 2002|.

Contact details: .hogwood@strath.ac.uk| 

James, Oliver (Dr)
Lecturer in Politics at the University of Exeter who specialises in public policy, public administration and regulation. He works with public sector organisations in the UK and elsewhere and has acted as a consultant to bodies including the World Bank, UK National Audit Office and UK Audit Commission. He gave a CARR seminar in June 2003 entitled: Regulation and Human Genomics|.

Contact details: .James@exeter.ac.uk| 

Kalthoff, Herbert (Dr)
Currently holds a research position at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. His research focus is on financial and banking knowledge, especially on the performativity of technological devices and interactive accomplishment of risk management; his empirical work is based on ethnographic fieldwork in international banks. He has published several articles and co-edited a book on risk management, risk calculation and on external growth strategies of banks.  He gave a CARR seminar in October 2003 entitled: Materiality and Performativity of Calculation|.

Contact details: kalthoff@euv-frankfurt-o.de|  

Lidskog, Rolf (Prof)
Professor of Sociology at the University of Örebro in Sweden. He is currently involved in a number of projects concerning socio-political aspects of environmental management and policy-making and is running a project entitled 'Participatory approaches to risk assessment and management' with Andrew Gouldson, CARR and Department of Geography and Environment.

Contact details: rolf.lidskog@sam.oru.se|

Preda, Alexandru (Dr)
Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Konstanz, Germany. His research interest focuses on the historical development of financial markets technologies and the risks they trigger. He has published several articles on the cognitive instruments at work in financial markets, their ties to technology, and the development of financial expertise.

He gave a CARR seminar in February 2003 entitled: The Stock Exchange Men and Their Marvellous Instruments: price-recording technologies, knowledge and the origins of modern market organisation|.

Contact details: Alex.Preda@uni-konstanz.de| 

Senn, Myriam (Dr)
Senior Officer at the supervisory authority of financial markets in Berne, Switzerland. Dr Senn has developed expertise in financial services, company and public law. Her main areas of interest are public and international economic law, corporate law and the study of regulatory techniques with emphasis on the role of self-regulation.

She has published on topics related to financial services, public and international law.  She will give a CARR seminar in December 2003 entitled: Decentralisation of European Economic Law. Two Models: Competition Law and Financial Services Law|.

Contact details: Myriam.Senn@ebk.admin.ch| 

Shenkir, William (Prof)
William Stamps Farish Professor at the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia. Professor Shenkir specialises in financial reporting policies, management control systems, and business risk. As the former dean of the McIntire School (1977-1992), he maintains an active interest in business and accounting education policy issues.

His current research focuses on open-book management and enterprise-wide business risk management.  Together with Dr Walker, he gave a CARR seminar in March 2003 entitled: Enterprise Risk Management: lessons from the field|.

Contact details: wgs2z@forbes2.comm.virginia.edu| 

Walker, Paul (Dr)
Associate Professor of Commerce at McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia. Dr Walker has developed expertise in accounting information systems, auditing, business risk consulting, and financial accounting. He has published in numerous journals on topics related to information systems, business risk, auditing, auditing expertise, audit failures, audit fees, competition in public accounting, and regulation of the accounting profession. Together with Prof Shenkir, he gave a CARR seminar in March 2003 entitled: Enterprise Risk Management: lessons from the field|.

Contact details: pw4g@forbes2.comm.virginia.edu|

Werle, Raymund (Dr)
Principal Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies. His research is focused on the interaction of institutional and technological innovations, in particular in the information and telecommunications technology industry. It includes the development of telecommunications and data networks, the Internet in particular, and their structural and societal consequences.

He has published in the area of science and technology studies, development and governance of large technical systems, organisations and processes of technical standardisation but also in the sociology of law and the legal profession and research methodology.  He will give a CARR seminar in October 2003 entitled: Governance without Governments? The Case of the Internet|.

Contact details: Werle@mpi-fg-koeln.mpg.de|

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