People

The people listed below are all involved in Bourdieu Transnational. Please feel free to contact them about their projects, or visit their own websites for more detailed information.


Adler-Nissen, Rebecca, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

Key research interests: International Relations theory (especially international political sociology, stigma, status, norms and the practice turn), diplomacy, sovereignty and European integration (especially the euro, common migration, asylum and border policies, the Danish and British opt-outs, differentiated integration, and the EU's common foreign policy and the External Action Service) as well as fieldwork, participant observation and anthropological methods in IR. She is also member of the project team of Images in International Security, see www.images.ku.dk

Contact: ran@ifs.ku.dk


Bauder, Harald, Academic Director, Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement (RCIS), see http://www.ryerson.ca/rcis/, Professor in the Graduate Program in Immigration and Settlement Studies (ISS) and the Department of Geography

Key research interests: Political economy of immigration and settlement, labour market experiences of immigrants, open border, no border and sanctuary city, immigration discourses in Canada and Germany

Contact: hbauder@ryerson.ca


Bengtsson, Stina, Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies

Key research interests: Media and everyday life, digital media morality and ethics, youth culture, taste and power

Contact: stina.bengtsson@sh.se


Benson, Michaela, Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths

Key research interests: Rural and urban sociology, social class, lifestyle migration, production and consumption of space and place, migration and tourism, ethnographic methods

Contact: michaela.benson@gold.ac.uk


Dahinden, Janine, Professor of Transnational Studies, Head of MAPS, Université de Neuchâtel

Key research interests: Processes of mobility, migration, transnationalisation and social and symbolic boundary making linking them to ethnicity, religion and gender, she conducted empirical research in Kosovo, Albania and Switzerland using qualitative methodologies, social network analysis and quantitative comparative surveys

Contact: Janine.Dahinden@unine.ch


Drori, Israel, Professor of Management and the Chair of the MBA Thesis Program at the School of Business, College of Management Academic Studies, Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University

Key research interests: Organizational ethnography, the work culture of multicultural textile industryrecent ethnographic research examine the Israeli high tech and science driven industries, covering on issues such as: culture in post–merger integration, sensemaking, identity,  trust, legitimacy, authenticity and  knowledge creationthe emergence of new firm and industries and on transnational and immigrant entrepreneurship, organizational ingenuity and Corporate Social Action

Contact: israeld@colman.ac.il


Efendic, Nedim, PhD candidate at Stockholm School of Economics

Key research interests: Immigrant and transnational entrepreneurship

Contact: Nedim.Efendic@hhs.se


Elam, Amanda, Lecturer, Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, NCSU Poole College of Management

Contact:amanda.elam@gmail.com


Erel, Umut, Lecturer in Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University

Key research interests: Migration, ethnicity, gender and class, culture and representation empirically and theoretically, issues of intersectionality, the social construction of skill and notions of belonging, practices of citizenship, differentiated along gender and ethnic lines, migrant women’s mothering practices as citizenship practices in their own right and with respect to shaping their children’s ethnic, cultural, political identities and modes of citizenship

Contact: umut.erel@open.ac.uk


Honig, Benson, Teresa Cascioli Chair in Entrepreneurial Leadership, McMaster University Ontario, Canada

Key research interests: Social and human capital, business planning, transnational entrepreneurship, nascent entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship in environments of transition

Contact: bhonig@me.com


Kelly, Philip, Professor, Department of Geography, York University and Director, York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR), see http://ycar.apps01.yorku.ca/

Key research interests: Economic Geography, Labour, Migration, Youth, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Canada

Contact: pfkelly@yorku.ca


Moret, Joëlle, PhD, MAPS, Université de Neuchâtel

Key research interests: Mobility, migration, asylum policies, integration, human trafficking and transnationalism

Contact: joelle.moret@unine.ch


Noble, Gregory, Professor & Director of Higher Degree Research, Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney

Key research interests: Youth, ethnicity and gender, everyday convivialities, material culture, embodiment and subjectivity, Bourdieusian theory, multicultural education.

Contact: g.noble@uws.edu.au


Nowicka, Magdalena, Professor for Migration and Diversity, Institute of Social Sciences and Principal Investigator, ERC-financed project TRANSFORmIG, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Key research interests: Migration, Social Inequality in a Transnational Perspective, Mobility, Theoretical Concepts such as Globalization, Modernization, Cosmopolitanism and Conviviality, Qualitative Methods

Contact: magdalena.nowicka@hu-berlin.de


Öhlander, Magnus, Lecturer, Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender studies, Stockholm University

Key research interests: Anthropology of Knowledge, Germany, Mobility, Diversity and Science Studies

Contact: magnus.ohlander@etnologi.su.se


Pluss, Caroline, Assistant Professor in the Division of Sociology, Nanyang Technological University

Key research interests: Identity, Contemporary Sociological Theory, Race and Ethnicity, Globalization, Culture, Transnationalism, Religion, Socialization, Migration, Singapore and Hong Kong

Contact: pluss@ntu.edu.sg


Povrzanović Frykman, Maja, Professor of Ethnology, Department of Global Political Studies

Key research interests: Social sciences, Migration, Ethnology

Contact:  maja.frykman@mah.se


Saar, Maarja, PhD studentSchool of Social Sciences, Södertörn University

Key research interests: Transnationalism, Highly Skilled Migrants, Eastern European Studies, Reflexivity, Mobility/Mobilities, Collective Memory, and Labor Market

Contact: maarja.saar@sh.se


Schmitz, Andreas, Research Fellow, Department of Political Science and Sociology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Key research interests: relational social theory and methodology, theoretical and methodological development of habitus/field theory, “the field of power” as socio-theoretical element of habitus/field theory, geometric data analysis and statistics, institutional fields, habitus & psyche, transnational/global fields, rational choice theory as special case of habitus/field theory

Contact: andreas.schmitz@uni-bonn.de


Terjesen, Siri, Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and International Business, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, Indiana University Bloomington, Kelley School of Business

Key research interests: Strategic Entrepreneurship, International Management, Gender in Management (corporate boards, entrepreneurship)

Contact: siriterjesen@yahoo.com


Wise, Amanda, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Macquarie University Sydney

Key research interests: Materialities, civilities, and 'sensibilities' of urban life, global cities and diversity, multiculturalism (especially 'everyday multiculturalism') in Australia and Singapore, racism and interethnic relations, national and cultural identities, cultural attachments to and formations of place, especially in relation to multicultural cities, diasporic, transnational and migrant communities, theorisations of 'work' and transnational labour, and experiences of low wage migrant labourers in Australia and Asia

Contact: amanda.wise@mq.edu.au


Witte, Daniel, Scientific Coordinator of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg "Recht als Kultur" Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities "Law as Culture"

Key research interests: Sociological theory, classics of sociological thought and history of sociology, relational sociology, theories of social differentiation, sociology of culture, sociology of knowledge, sociology of religion, sociology of law, political sociology

Contact: witte@uni-bonn.de