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Antje Vetterlein

Vetterlein is Associate Professor at the Department of Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark. She received her Ph.D. in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute, Italy. She serves as Program Director of the MSc Study Program in “Public Management and Social Development” at the Beijing campus of the Sino-Danish Center of Education and Research.

Vetterlein’s research focus is on politics of development and the relationship between economy and society focusing on political actors and practices at the transnational level and the role of ideas and norms in international politics. Specifically, she studies international organizations and multinational corporations, and questions of legitimacy and responsibility in international politics.

During her stay at CES, Vetterlein’s research will examine responsibility as a contested international norm by using sociological approaches and methodology to understand the micro-foundations of political processes and formations on a macro scale.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Associate Professor, Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

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International Relations

Areas of Expertise:

Corporate Responsibility Practices

Development Politics and Governance

International Organizations

International Relations Theory

Norms Research in International Relations

Policy Norms, Standards and Regulations in Global Governance

Transnational Policy Communities

Research Topic:

Responsibility in World Politics