Prof. Dr Jan Aart Scholte

Co-Director

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

Phone: +49 (0)203 379-5230
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276
E-Mail: scholte@gcr21.uni-due.de

Vita

Since 2020

Leiden University

Faculty Governance and Global Affairs

Professor Global Transformations and Governance Challenges

Since 2018

Käte Hamburger Kolleg/ Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Duisburg

Co-Director

Since 2018

Legitimacy outside the State: Governing the Global Internet

Project Leadership

Since 2016

Legitimacy in Global Governance Programme

Co-Convener

Since 2013

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

School of Global Studies

Professor in Peace and Development

2011-2013

Global Research Priorities in Global Governance

Project Leadership Coordinator

2008-2014

Building Global Democracy Programme

Project Leadership Convener

2001-2015

University of Warwick, UK

Department of Politics and International Studies Professor

2006-2008

Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance Project

Coordinator

2003-2007

ESRC Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation

Co-Director

2001-2005

Civil Society and Democracy in the Global Economy Project

Coordinator

2000-2002

Civil Society and Global Finance Project

Coordinator

1999-2001

University of Warwick, UK

Reader in International Studies

1997-1998

Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, NL

Senior Lecturer in International Studies

1985-1996

University of Sussex, UK

(Senior) Lecturer in International Relations

Research Interests

  • globalisation
  • governing a more global world
  • governing the global Internet
  • legitimacy and legitimation in global governance
  • civil society and global politics
  • building global democracy
  • methodologies of global research

Current Projects

  • Global Cooperation and Polycentric Governance, Centre for Global Cooperation Research, 2018–2020
  • Legitimacy in Global Governance, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, 2016–2021
  • Legitimacy outside the State: Governing the Global Internet, Swedish Research Council, 2018–2020

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Professor in Peace and Development, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, since 2013
  • Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, 2001-2015
  • Reader in International Studies, University of Warwick, 1999–2001
  • Senior Lecturer in International Studies, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, 1997–98
  • (Senior) Lecturer in International Relations, University of Sussex, 1985–96
  • Visiting positions in Germany, India, Russia, Sweden, Uganda, UK, US

Expertise and Consulting Work

  • Advisor to governments of Canada, France, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, UK
  • Advisor to global/regional agencies Commonwealth, Council of Europe, EU, ICANN, IMF, UN, UNESCO, UNRISD, World Bank, WTO
  • Advisor to civil society associations across all continents
  • Advisor to foundations and research councils/programmes

Seminars and Conferences

  • Presentations in 52 countries
  • Mass media interviews in 25 countries

Membership

  • Member of advisory boards in 13 countries
  • Lead editor, Global Governance, 2005-9; member of 14 other journal editorial boards
  • Research Funding: Ford Foundation, Nuffield Foundation, International Development Research Centre, Oxfam Novib, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Swedish Research Council, UK Economic and Social Research Council, United Nations University, World Vision, KHK/Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

Publications

Verhaegen, Soetkin, Jan Aart Scholte and Jonas Tallberg (2021): ‘Explaining Elite Perceptions of Legitimacy in Global Governance’, European Journal of International Relations.

Scholte, Jan Aart, Soetkin Verhaegen and Jonas Tallberg (2021): ‘Elite Attitudes and the Future of Global Governance’, International Affairs.

Jongen, Hortense and Jan Aart Scholte (2021): ‘Legitimacy in Multistakeholder Global Governance at ICANN’, Global Governance, 27 (2).

Scholte, Jan Aart (2021): ‘Beyond Institutionalism: Toward a Transformed Global Governance Theory’, International Theory, 13 (1), 179–91.

Haggart, Blayne, Natasha Tusikov and Jan Aart Scholte (eds.) (2021): Power and Authority in Internet Governance: A Return of the State? Abingdon: Routledge Global Cooperation Series.

Dutkiewicz, Piotr, Tom Casier and Jan Aart Scholte (eds.) (2020): Hegemony and World Order: Reimagining Power in Global Politics. Abingdon: Routledge Global Cooperation Series.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2020): ‘After Liberal Global Democracy: New Methodology for New Praxis’, Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 13 (1), 67–92. doi.org/10.1007/s40647-019-00265-3

Scholte, Jan Aart (2020): ‘Multistakeholderism: Filling the Global Governance Gap?’ Research review prepared for the Global Challenges Foundation. Posted at: globalchallenges.org/multistakeholderism-filling-the-global-governance-gap/.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2019): ‘Civil Society and Global Governance: Exploring Transscalar Connections’, Interest Groups & Advocacy, 8 (3), 490–98. doi.org/10.1057/s41309-019-00067-8

Scholte, Jan Aart (2019): ‘Sources of Legitimacy in Global Governance’, Outlines of Global Transformations: Politics, Economics, Law, 12 (3), 47–76. doi.org/10.23932/2542-0240-2019-12-3-47-76

Dellmuth, Lisa, Jan Aart Scholte and Jonas Tallberg (2019): ‘Institutional Sources of Legitimacy for International Organizations: Beyond Procedure versus Performance’, Review of International Studies, 47 (4), 627–46. doi.org/10.1017/S026021051900007X

Scholte, Jan Aart (2018): ‘Internet Governance’, in Matthias Middell (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies. Abingdon: Routledge, 311–19.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2018): ‘Democracy’, in Mark Juergensmeyer, Saskia Sassen and Manfred B. Steger (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Global Studies. New York: Oxford University Press, 431–54.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2018): ‘Global Governance 2030’, in Stefan Mair, Dirk Messner, and Lutz Meyer (eds.), Germany and the World 2030. What Will Change. How We Must Act. Berlin: Ullstein, 66–73.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2018): ‘Civil Society and NGOs’, in Thomas G. Weiss and Rorden Wilkinson (eds.), International Organization and Global Governance. Abingdon: Routledge, 351–64.

Tallberg, Jonas, Bäckstrand, Karin, Scholte, Jan Aart (eds.) (2018): Legitimacy in Global Governance: Sources, Processes, and Consequences, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2017): A New Global Development Agenda? Special Issue of Forum for Development Studies (edited with Fredrik Söderbaum), 44, 1, ISSN 0803-9410.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2017): Polycentrism and Democracy in Internet Governance, in Uta Kohl (ed.), The Net and the Nation State: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Internet Governance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 165-84.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2016): Whither Global Theory? In: ProtoSociology, Vol. 33, pp. 213-24.

Scholte, Jan Aart et al. (2016): New Rules for Global Justice. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2015): Global Cooperation through Cultural Diversity: Remaking Democracy? Duisburg: Centre for Global Cooperation Research (Global Dialogues 8).

Scholte, Jan Aart (2014): Reinventing Global Democracy in: European Journal of International Relations, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 3-28.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2013): Civil Society and Financial Markets: What Is Not Happening and Why, in: Journal of Civil Society, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 129-47.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2012): A More Inclusive Global Governance? The IMF and Civil Society in Africa, in: Global Governance, vol. 18, no. 2 , pp. 185-206.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2012): Poor People in Rich Countries: The Roles of Global Governance, in: Global Social Policy, vol. 12, no. 1 , pp. 3-23.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2011): Building Global Democracy? Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance (eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2011): Towards Greater Legitimacy in Global Governance, Review of International Political Economy, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 110-20.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2010): Governing a More Global World, in: Corporate Governance, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 459-74.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2009): Global Civil Society Yearbook 2008-9: Poverty and Activism (co-editor), London: Sage, Reconstructing Contemporary Democracy’, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 305-50.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2007): Civil Society and the Legitimation of Global Governance, Journal of Civil Society, vol. 3, no. 3 , pp. 305-26.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2005): Globalization: A Critical Introduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005 second and 2000 first edition (six translations).

Scholte, Jan Aart (2004): Civil Society and Democratically Accountable Global Governance, Government and Opposition, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 211-33.

Scholte, Jan Aart (2002): Civil Society and Democracy in Global Governance, Global Governance, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 281-304.

Scholte, Jan Aart, Robert O'Brien, Anne-Marie Goetz, Marc Williams (2000): Contesting Global Governance: Multilateral Economic Institutions and Global Social Movements, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Scholte, Jan Aart (1997): Global Capitalism and the State, International Affairs, vol. 73, no. 3, pp. 427–52.