Kerstin Sahlin

professor i företagsekonomi, ssk offentlig org vid Företagsekonomiska institutionen

E-post:
Kerstin.Sahlin[AT-tecken]fek.uu.se
Telefon:
018-471 1374
Mobiltelefon:
070-4250798
Besöksadress:
Ekonomikum
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, entrance C
Postadress:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Kort presentation

Kerstin Sahlin är professor i företagsekonomi, särskilt offentlig organisation, vid Uppsala universitet sedan år 2000. Hon var 2013 - 2018 huvudsekreterare för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap vid Vetenskapsrådet. År 2006 – 2011 var hon prorektor för Uppsala universitet. Sedan 1 juli 2018 är hon 3:e vice preses vid Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien och sedan våren 2019 är hon styrelseordförande för forskningsprogrammet WASP-HS.

Akademiska meriter: ED

Mina kurser

Biografi

Kerstin Sahlin har skrivit ett stort antal böcker och artiklar, huvudsakligen om reformer och ledning i offentlig sektor, projektorganisation, spridning av managementidéer samt utvecklingen av globala standarder och regelsystem. Hennes forskning rör för närvarande främst styrning och ledning av universitet, företagens roll i det globala samhället samt institutionell omvandling av offentliga verksamheter.

Kerstin Sahlin har tidigare bland annat varit huvudsekreterare för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap vid Vetenskapsrådet (2013 - 2018), prorektor för Uppsala universitet (2006 - 2011), professor vid Stockholms universitet, föreståndare för Stockholms centrum för forskning om offentlig sektor (SCORE) samt tillförordnad professor och sektionschef vid Handelshögskolan i Stockholm (1992-1994). Under 2012 - 2018 var hon inspektor för Östgöta nation. Hon har därtilll haft en rad nationella och internationella vetenskapliga uppdrag.

För närvarande är hon 3e vice preses för Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien samt styrelseordförande för forskningsprogrammet WASP-HS (Wallenberg AI, Autonomous systems and Software program - Humanities and Society). Hon är ledamot av Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien, Kungl. Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien, Kungl. Vetenskapssocieteten i Uppsala och Kungl. Vetenskapssamhället i Uppsala. Kerstin Sahlin disputerade i företagsekonomi vid Umeå universitet 1986.

Academic Degrees

Professor in Business Administration, Public Management 1997
Docent in Business Administration, Stockholm School of Economics 1990
PhD in Business Administration, Umeå University 1986
Bachelor of Science, Umeå University 1979

Academic Appointments

Deputy vice-chancellor of Uppsala University 2006 - 2011
Professor in Business Studies, Public Management, Uppsala University 2000 -
Professor 2 (associated position) in Management, Bodø Graduate School of Business, 2003 - 2006
Professor in Business Administration: Public Management, Stockholm University 1997 - 2000
Research leader at Score (Stockholm Center for Organizational Research), Stockholm University, 1998 - 2001
Visiting professor in management, Uppsala University 1998 - 2000
Director of Score, Stockholm University 1994 - 1998
Acting Chair in Public Management, Stockholm School of Economics, 1992 - 1994
Researcher and lecturer at Stockholm School of Economics, 1986 - 1998
Lecturer at Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki, Finland, 1990
Lecturer at Dep. of Business Studies, Uppsala University, 1986 - 1990
Lecturer at Åbo Akademi, Turku, Finland, 1988
Doctoral Student (combined with position as extra lecturer) at Dep. of Business Administration, Umeå University 1979 - 1986

Professional activities

Academic leadership positions 3rd vice president of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 2018 - Secretary General of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Swedish Research Council 2013 - 2018

Membership of boards and scientific bodies Chair of WASP-HS (Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software program - humanities and society 2019 - Member of board of NIFU (Nordic Institute for studies in Innovation, Research and Education) 2019 - Chair of NORFACE (New opportunity for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe) 2015 - 2018 Member of Sida scientific advisory board 2013 - 2018 Member of Coimbra group Executive board 2009- 2011 Member of board of University of Oslo 2009 – 2012
Member of board of the Southern African-Noric Centre (SANORD) 2007 - 2011
Member of the SNS (Centre for Business and Policy Studies) board of trustees of (2002 - ), Member of the executive board of SNS (2006 - 2010), Member of the presidium 2018 -
Member of board of Copenhagen Business School (CBS) (2003 – 2007)
Member of the Social Science Faculty board, Uppsala University (2005-2006)
Swedish representative in European Science Foundation’s (ESF) Standing Committee for the Social Sciences (SCSS) 2001 – 2006, and member of the core group of SCSS 2004 – 2006
Member of The Scientific Council for Humanities and the Social Sciences, Swedish Research Council, and chair of the Scientific Evaluation Committee for the Economic Sciences, 2001 –2006
Member of the Scientific Evaluation Committee for the Economic Sciences, The Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSFR) 1998 - 2000
Member of the board of European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS) 2000 -2003
Member of the board of Scandinavian Academy of Management 1997 – 2004 (Chairman 2002 – 2003)
Member of the board of Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research (Scancor) 1997 – 2001
Member of the board of Södertörn University College 1997 – 2003
Member of the establishing and organizing committee of Södertörn University College 1994 – 1997
Member of the board of the Baltic Sea Region Foundation 2000 – 2005, Chairman of the Scientific committee of the board of the Baltic Sea Region Foundation 2002 – 2004
Chair of the scientific advisory board of the Institute of Contemporary History at Södertörn University College 1999 - 2004
Member of the Standing Working Group on Globalization, the Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research (FRN), 1999 – 2000
Member of the board of Stockholm Center for Organizational Research (Score) 1994 – 2001
Member of the Social Science Faculty board, Stockholm University (1997-1999)
Vice Chair of the board of the Department of Business Studies, Uppsala University 1999 - 2002
Member of the scientific advisory board of the Swedish National Audit Office 2003 – 2006
Member of the scientific advisory board of The Swedish National Financial Management Authority (ESV) 1999 – 2000
Chair of the evaluation committee of service management at the research council for working life 1993 - 1995
Member of the Swedish Parliamentary Committee on Public Management 1995 – 1997
Visiting scholar at Scancor, Stanford University, during periods of 2 – 6 weeks in 1989, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004

International expert assignments (selected)
Member of ALLEA working group Horizon Europe 2017 - Chair of Expert Advisory Group for Societal Challenge 6, Horizon Europe 2016 - 2018 Chair of expert evaluation of Norwegian social science research institutes 2016 - 2017 Member of review panel of German excellence initiative Member of evaluation team of The International Max Planck Research School, Köln 2011
Member of Institutional Review team of University College Dublin 2011
Member of Research Assessment team of Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy at CBS 2010
Member of expert committee for evaluation of the business education at the university college of Bodö, 1999
Reviewer of research applications in Norway and Finland 2000 – 2013

Editorial assignments
Member of editorial board of Organization studies (2002 – 2008)
Member of editorial board of Scandinavian Journal of Management (2002 – 2009)
Member of editorial board of Journal of Management Inquiry (2003 – 2008)
Member of editorial board of Research in the Sociology of Organizations (2005-)
Member of editorial board of Regulation and Governance (2006 – 2009)
Member of the editorial board of International Review of Administrative Sciences (2000 – 2005)
Co-editor of the Nordic Journal Nordiske organisasjonsstudier 1998 – 2004

Elected member of learned societies

Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (since 2010)
Member of The Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (since 2006)
Member of The Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of Uppsala (since 2006)
Member of The Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala (since 2002)

Elected member of student nations

Inspector of Östgöta student nation 2012 - 2018 Honorary member of Stockholm student nation
Honorary member of Östgöta student nation

Research interests

Transnational governance
Public management reforms
Management ideas and their circulation
Governance and management of health care and universities
Corporate social responsibility
Relations between public and private spheres of society
Business and media

Large external research grants

Governance, organization and democracy in health care networks (SOND), networking money, Swedish Council for Working life and Social Research, 2005
Public – private partnerships (with Ulrika Mörth), The Swedish Emergency Management Agency 2001 and 2006
The interplay of an activated state control and professionalization: changing institutional conditions for Swedish Schools, The Swedish research council and Swedish Council for Working life and Social Research 2004
Between public and private: Democratic governance in health care networks (MOD), Swedish Research Council 2003
Global Enterprises, Mediators and Society (GEMS) (with Lars Engwall and Bengt Jacobsson), The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, 2002
The pursuit of transparency, The federation of Swedish county councils 2001

Teaching experience (main areas)

Organization theory: courses for doctoral students, master students and undergraduates (Umeå University 1979 – 86, Uppsala University 1986 – 88, 1998 – 2010, Åbo Akademi 1988, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration 1990, Stockholm School of Economics 1986 – 2001, Stockholm University 1996 – 2001). As chair in organization theory at Uppsala University I carried the main responsibility for courses in organization theory on all levels 1991 - 2006.

Institutional theory: courses for master students and doctoral students (Stockholm University 1996 – 2001, Stockholm School of Economics 1990 – 2001, Uppsala University 1998 – 2011). Co-author of textbook in institutional theory 2011.

Public administration and public management (including special courses on organizational reforms, evaluations, leadership etc.): courses for master students, undergraduate students and doctoral students and shorter courses for practitioners 1982 - 2011. Director of master program in public management for state officials, 1991 – 1992.

Qualitative methods: courses for undergraduate students, master students and doctoral students (Stockholm School of Economics 1990 – 1994, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration 1990, Uppsala University 1998 – 2010)

Social Science: 1995 – 1997 Chair of the group that initially designed the educational programs in humanities and social science, and an interdisciplinary introductory semester to these programs, at Södertörn University College.

Supervisor for 12 doctoral students through to their doctoral degrees (2 as associate supervisor, 10 as main supervisor)
Opponent at app. 25 doctoral defenses

Publikationer

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