Department of Organization

Lasse Folke
Assistant professor

Room: POR/18.B-0.114a
E-mail: lfh.ioa@cbs.dk

Lasse Folke Henriksen is Assistant Professor at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School. He gives classes on economic sociology, international political economy and a variety of research methods. His main research interests involve: experts and professions in governance and policy; social networks in organisations and markets; and inequality in a comparative perspective. Lasse frequently deploys social network analytic tools which he finds produces deep insights about how social structure works. Lasse is the author of several books and he publishes in journals such as Organization; Regulation & Governance; Global Networks; and International Political Sociology.

Primary research areas

•    Economic Sociology
•    International Political Economy
•    Social Networks
•    Transnational Governance
•    Social Theory
•    Experts and Professions

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Spring term
•    Advanced Economic Sociology (BA-SOC) (Lecturer and Convenor with Eleni Tsingou)
•    Applied Qualitative Methods and Mixed Methods (BA-SOC) (Convenor)
•    Topics in the International Political Economy (Msc-IBP) (Lecturer)
•    Social Science Methods and Research Design (Msc-IBP) (Lecturer)
•    Videnskabsteori og metode (HA European Business) (Lecturer)

Fall term
•    Inequality in a Global World (MSc minor in Inequality Studies) (Lecturer and Convenor)



I am interested in supervising projects that relate to the above described topics.

Selected publications
  • ‘Professional networks in transnational governance’, Cambridge University Press, 2017 - with Leonard Seabrooke
  • ‘Public Orchestration, Social Networks and Transnational Environmental Governance’, in Regulation & Governance 12, 2018
  • ‘Economic models as devices of policy change’, in Regulation & Governance 7(4), 2013
  • ‘Performativity and the Politics of Equipping for Calculation’, in International Political Sociology 7(4), 2013
  • ‘Social Netværksanalyse – en metodebog’, Samfundslitteratur, 2016 - with Christian Waldström
  • ‘Transnational organizing: Issue professionals in environmental sustainability networks’, in Organization 23(5), 2016 - with Len Seabrooke
  • ‘A Standard Fit for Neoliberalism’, in Comparative Studies in Society and History 54(2), 2012 – with Pete Gibbon


Publications sorted by:
Lasse Folke Henriksen; Anton Grau Larsen; Christoph Ellersgaard; Jacob Lunding / Networks of Corporate Ancestry : Dynasties of Patri-Lineages in Chairman-Executive Networks.
In: Economic Sociology, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2018, p. 11-18
Journal article > peer review
Lasse Folke Henriksen; Stefano Ponte / Public Orchestration, Social Networks, and Transnational Environmental Governance : Lessons from the Aviation Industry.
In: Regulation and Governance, Vol. 12, No. 1, 3.2018, p. 23-45
Journal article > peer review
Eelke Heemskerk; Kevin Young; Frank W. Takes; Bruce Cronin; Javier Garcia-Bernardo; Lasse F. Henriksen; William Kindred Winecoff; Vladimir Popov; Audrey Laurin-Lamothe / The Promise and Perils of Using Big Data in the Study of Corporate Networks : Problems, Diagnostics and Fixes.
In: Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2018, p. 3-32
Journal article > peer review
Hubert Buch-Hansen; Christoph Ellersgaard; Lasse Folke Henriksen; Anton Grau Larsen; Joachim Lund / CBS og magten : En kortlægning af netværk og indflydelseskanaler, 1917-2017.
København : Djøf Forlag 2017, 129 p.
Book > peer review
Leonard Seabrooke; Lasse Folke Henriksen / Issue Control in Transnational Professional and Organizational Networks
In: Professional Networks in Transnational Governance. ed. /Leonard Seabrooke; Lasse Folke Henriksen. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2017, p. 3-24
Book chapter > peer review
Lasse Folke Henriksen; Leonard Seabrooke / Issue Professionals and Transnational Organizing
In: Professional Networks in Transnational Governance. ed. /Leonard Seabrooke; Lasse Folke Henriksen. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2017, p. 286-299
Book chapter > peer review
Lasse Folke Henriksen; Leonard Seabrooke / Networks and Sequences in the Study of Professionals and Organizations
In: Professional Networks in Transnational Governance. ed. /Leonard Seabrooke; Lasse Folke Henriksen. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2017, p. 50-64
Book chapter > peer review
Stefano Ponte; Christine Noe; Opportuna Kweka; Baruani Mshale; Emmanuel Sulle; Daniel Brockington; Elikana Kalumanga; Rasul Ahmed Minja; Adriana Budeanu; Asubisye Mwamfupe; Lasse Folke Henriksen; Mette Fog Olwig; Pilly Silvano; Faraja Namkesa; Ruth John; Robert Katikiro; Mathew Bukhi Mabele / New Partnerships for Sustainability (NEPSUS) : Concepts, Research Design and Methodologies.
Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School, CBS 2017, 34 p. (NEPSUS Working Paper, No. 1, Vol. 2017)
Working paper
Leonard Seabrooke (Editor) ; Lasse Folke Henriksen (Editor) / Professional Networks in Transnational Governance
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2017, 348 p.
Anthology > peer review
Christoph Ellersgaard; Lasse Folke Henriksen; Peter Marcus Kristensen; Anton Grau Larsen / Social Spaces
In: Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology. ed. /Xavier Guillaume; Pınar Bilgin. Abingdon : Routledge 2017, p. 338-351
Book chapter > peer review
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