Prof. Dr Sigrid Quack

Director

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

Phone: +49 (0)203 379-5255
Fax: +49 (0)203 379-5276
E-Mail: quack@gcr21.uni-due.de

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.

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

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)