Director

Prof. Dr Sigrid Quack

Other Colleagues

Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstraße 44
47059 Duisburg
Germany

Tel:  +49 (0)203 379-5255
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276
E-mail: quack@spam protectgcr21.uni-due.de

Research Interests

  • Globalization and Institutional Change
  • Transnational Governance, Expertise and Authority
  • Pathways and Recursivity of Transnational Governance
  • International Standard Setting (Labour, Environment, Intellectual Property, Finance)
  • Social and Organizational Practices of Coping with Regulatory Uncertainty

Current Projects

Vita

Since 10/2017 Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Managing Direktor
Since 10/2013 University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Institute for Sociology
Professor of Sociology
2007-2013 Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany
Research Group Institution Building Across Borders
Head of Research Group
1992-2007 Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)
Internationalization and Organization
Senior Researcher
1990-1992 Freie Universität Berlin
Institute for Sociology
Lecturer
1987-1990 Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)
Labor Market Policy
PhD Fellow

Selected Publications

Djelic, Marie-Laure and Quack, Sigrid (2018): Globalization and Business Regulation, Annual Review of Sociology 44: 123-143.

Quack, Sigrid, Schulz-Schaeffer, Ingo, Shire, Karen, Weiß, Anja (Eds.) (2018): Transnationalisierung der Arbeit. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH.

Malets, Olga and Quack, Sigrid (2017): Varieties of Recursivity in Transnational Governance, Global Policy 8 (3): 333–42.

Dobusch, Leonhard, Lang, Markus, and Quack, Sigrid (2017): Open to Feedback? Formal and Informal Recursivity in Creative Commons’ Transnational Standard-Setting, Global Policy 8 (3): 353–63.

Botzem, Sebastian, Quack, Sigrid, and Zori, Salomon (2017): International Accounting Standards in Africa: Selective Recursivity for the ‘Happy Few’?, Global Policy 8 (4): forthcoming.

Quack, Sigrid (2016): Organizing Counter-Expertise: Critical Professional Communities in Transnational Governance, in: Staffan Furusten und Andreas Werr (eds.): The Organization of the Expert Society, Routledge: 103–18.

Alfinito Vieira, Ana Carolina, and Quack, Sigrid (2016): Trajectories of Transnational Mobilization for Indigenous Rights in Brazil, RAE - Revista de Administração de Empresas, 46 (4): 380–94.

Quack, Sigrid (2016): Expertise and Authority in Transnational Governance, in: Cotterrell, Roger/Del Mar, Maksymillian (eds.): Authority in a Transnational Age, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 361–86.

Quack, Sigrid and Schüssler, Elke (2015): Dynamics of Regulation and the Transformation of Professional Services Firms: National and Transnational Developments, in: Laure Empson et al. (eds.): Oxford Handbook of Professional Service Firms, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 48–71.

Morgan, Glenn, Hirsch, Paul, and Quack, Sigrid (eds.) (2015): Elites on Trial. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Emerald Publishers.

Dobusch, Leonhard and Quack, Sigrid (2013): Framing Standards, Mobilizing Users: Copyright versus Fair Use in Transnational Regulation, Review of International Political Economy 20 (1): 52–88.

Malets, Olga and Quack, Sigrid (2013): Projecting the Local into the Global: Trajectories of Participation in Transnational Standard-Setting, in: Gili Drori, Markus Höllerer, and Peter Walgenbach (eds.): Global Themes and Local Variations in Organization and Management. Perspectives on Glocalization, London: Routledge, 325–38.

Quack, Sigrid (2010): Law, Expertise and Legitimacy in Transnational Economic Governance: An Introduction, Socio-Economic Review 8 (1): 3–16.

Quack, Sigrid (2009): "Global" Markets in Theory and History: Towards a Comparative Analysis, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 49: 126–42.

Djelic, Marie-Laure and Quack, Sigrid (eds.) (2010): Transnational Communities. Shaping Global Economic Governance, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Botzem, Sebastian and Quack, Sigrid (2009): (No) Limits to Anglo-American Accounting? Reconstructing the History of the International Accounting Standards Committee: A Review Article, Accounting, Organizations and Society 34 (8): 988–98.

Quack, Sigrid (2007): Legal Professionals and Transnational Law-Making: A Case of Distributed Agency, Organization 14 (5): 643–66.

Djelic, Marie-Laure and Quack, Sigrid (2007): Overcoming Path Dependencies – Path Generation in Open Systems, Theory and Society 36: 161–86.

Djelic, Marie-Laure and Quack, Sigrid (eds.) (2003): Globalization and Institutions. Redefining the Rules of the Economic Game, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Professor of Comparative and Transnational Sociology in the BA and MA Programme in Sociology at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Member of the Faculty of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Politica Constitution of the Economy, Germany

Membership

  • Society for the Avancement of Socio-Economics (SASE)
  • German Sociological Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, DGS)

Awards

  • Winner of the MPIFG Journal Article Award 2014 (with L. Dobusch)
  • Outstanding Author Contribution Award Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012 (with M.-L. Djelic)

Jennifer Apé, B.A.

Susanne Brunnbauer, B.A.

Marie Abla Dikpor, B.A.

Saina Klein, B.A.

Patricia Rinck, M.A.

Matthias Schuler, M.A.

Dr Katja Freistein

Dr Frank Gadinger

Prof. Dr Volker M. Heins

Philipp Michaelis, M.A.

Tobias Niclas Schäfer, M.A.

Dr Nina Schneider

Eva Marie Trösser, M.A.

Sabrina Pischer, M.A.

Dr Christine Unrau

Daniela Weißkopf, B.A.

Carla Gierich, M.A.

Freya Köhler, M.A.

Rakchanok Chatjuthamard, M.A.

Julia Fleck, B.A.

Juliana Fischer, B.A.

Martin Wolf, M.A.

Prof. Dr Tobias Debiel

Prof. Dr Claus Leggewie

Prof. Dr Dirk Messner

Prof. Dr. Jan Aart Scholte

Prof. Dr Sigrid Quack

Dipl.-Soz. Wiss. Uwe Amerkamp

Senyurt Isbecer

Dr Markus Böckenförde, LL.M.

Andrea Bosserhoff

Dr Rainer Baumann

Hannah Bollig

Dr Rainer Baumann

Tina Berntsen, M.A.

Magdalena Albers, B.A.

Luis Aue, MSc, MSc

Kristine Avram, M.A.

Wren Chadwick, B.A. J.D.

Till Christofzik, B.A.

Patrick Clasen, B.A.

Lena Delfs

Daniela Dietmayr, B.A.

Nina Fink, B.A.

Niklas Graf, B.A.

Ingo Haltermann, M.A.

Florian Heimes

Fentje Jacobsen, M.A.

Nele Kortendiek, M.Sc.

Jonas Krischke

Nadja Krupke, M.A.

Annegret Kunde, M.A., M.P.S.

Max Lesch, M.A.

Tim Linka, B.A.

Anika Mahla, B.A.

Dennis Michels, M.A.

Denis Neumann, M.A.

Stefanie Ostheimer, M.A.

Pol Bargués Pedreny, M.A.

Franziska Perlick, B.A.

PD Dr. Alexandra Przyrembel

Jana Rademacher, M.A.

Jan Schablitzki, B.A.

Moritz Schönleber, B.A.

Jan Schuster, M.A.

Marcel Siepmann, M.A.

Elena Simon, M.A.

Christian Skorupa, B.A.

Jörn Skowronek

Christopher Smith, M.A.

Jutta Teuwsen, M.A.

Stephen Virchow, B.A.

Shahira Wassef

Dr. Silke Weinlich

Gisela Wohlfahrt, M.A.

Dr. Andrea Licata