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Professor Leonard Seabrooke

Len Seabrooke is Professor in the Department of Business and Politics (DBP) at the Copenhagen Business School and also Professor in International Political Economy and an associate fellow of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR). His publications include The Social Sources of Financial Power (Cornell UP, 2006), US Power in International Finance (Palgrave, 2001), Everyday Politics of the World Economy (co-editor with John M. Hobson, Cambridge UP, 2007) and Global Standards of Market Civilization (co-editor with Brett Bowden, Routledge/RIPE Studies in Global Political Economy, 2006), and The Politics of Housing Booms and Busts (co-editor with Herman M. Schwartz, Palgrave, 2009). Len was co-editor of the international peer-review journal the Review of International Political Economy (2007-2012), and has been Editor-in-Chief of the Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation Series, and co-editor of the Routledge/RIPE Studies in Global Political Economy series. He has published in a range of journals, including International Political Sociology, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of European Public Policy, Review of International Political Economy, New Political Economy, European Journal of International Relations, and others. Len was also the Director of Studies of the Warwick Commission on International Financial Reform, which brought together economists, political scientists, and lawyers from both the scholarly and policy worlds to discuss financial reform and re-regulation.


Professor Seabrooke is Principal Investigator of the 'Professions in International Political Economies' (PIPES) project funded by the European Research Council and leads a research team based at the Copenhagen Business School, including Brooke Harrington, Lasse Folke Henriksen, Adriana Nilsson, James Perry, and Eleni Tsingou. PIPES explores a range of cases on transnational professional competition and coordination, including Bio-Fuels Markets, Carbon Markets, Financial Reform, Low Fertility in the OECD, Network Neutrality, Patent Pools, Skilled Migration and Trade Agreements, and Wealth Management.


Professor Seabrooke is also Work Package 1 Leader of the 'Global Reordering: Evolution though European Networks' (GR:EEN) large-scale integrating project,[5] funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) for research. The work package focuses on 'European Actor-Networks in a Multi-Polar World' and is coordinated through the University of Warwick. Researchers in the work package include André Broome, Brooke Harrington, Peer Hull Kristensen, Maja Lotz, Owen Parker, Charles Sabel, Ole Jacob Sending, Eleni Tsingou, Duncan Wigan, and Jonathan Zeitlin. Seabrooke is developing cases on the influence of the Joint Vienna Institute with Dr. Broome, on the role of consultants in International Organizations Dr. Sending, and on the methodological implications of Case Study Integrity Fora with Dr. Tsingou.


Professor Seabrooke currently supervises the following doctoral students:

  • Brown, Justin. 2010-. ‘Expert Knowledge and the Design of Europe's "Innovation Union"’, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (Chair: Leonard Seabrooke).
  • Dumouchel, Joelle. 2012-. ‘Regulating International Finance: The Genesis and Transformation of Central Banking Practices’, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto (Advisor, Chair is Louis W. Pauly).
  • Folke, Lasse Folke. 2010-. ‘Professional Networks in the World Economy‘, Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School (Chair).
  • Karlsrud, John. 2010-. ‘Peacebuilding as Profession’, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick (Chair).
  • Kjar, Iver. 2012-. ‘Denmark and the Specter of International Financial Governance’, Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School, (Chair).
  • Kohl, Sebastian. 2012-. ‘Moral Foundations of Housing Markets’, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and Sciences Po (Advisor, Chair is Jens Beckert).
  • Sørensen, Anders Ravn. 2011-. ‘Currencies, Central Banks and National Identity, Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School (Chair).
  • Professor Seabrooke teaches in the Bachelor in International Business and Politics and Masters in International Business and Politics programs.

He is happy to consider research supervision: ls.dbp@cbs.dk.


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