Department of Organization

Lasse Folke
Associate professor

Room: KIL/14.A-3.98
E-mail: lfh.ioa@cbs.dk

Henriksen’s research interest involve: social networks in organisations and markets; experts and professions in governance and policy; the socio-economic and political prominence of corporate elite; inequality in a comparative perspective; and the politics of conservation and environmental sustainability. His work frequently deploys social network analytic tools to trace the origins of social and political action. Henriksen is the author of several books and he has published in journals such as Organization; Social Networks; 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)
•    Topics in the International Political Economy (Msc-IBP) (Lecturer)
•    Social Science Methods and Research Design (Msc-IBP) (Lecturer)
•    Corporate Strategy in Network Perspective (BA-EB) (Lecturer and Convenor)

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; Leonard Seabrooke; Kevin L. Young / Epistemic Rivalry in the Economics Profession
Abstract from Movements and Morality, 2019
Conference abstract for conference > peer review
Lasse Folke Henriksen; Leonard Seabrooke / Issue Control in Transnational Business Governance Interactions
Vancouver : University of British Columbia 2019, 13 p. (TBGI Working Paper, No. 35)
Working paper
Christoph Ellersgaard; Jacob Aagaard Lunding; Lasse Folke Henriksen; Anton Grau Larsen / Pathways to the Power Elite : The Organizational Landscape of Elite Careers.
In: Sociological Review, Vol. 67, No. 5, 9.2019, p. 1170-1192
Journal article > peer review
Hubert Buch-Hansen; Lasse Folke Henriksen / Toxic Ties : Corporate Networks of Market Control in the European Chemical Industry, 1960–2000.
In: Social Networks, Vol. 58, 7.2019, p. 24-36
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Lasse Folke Henriksen; Emil Begtrup-Bright; Christoph Houman Ellersgaard; Anton Grau Larsen; Jacob Aagaard Lunding / A Country for Old Men : The Inner Circle in Danish Corporate Networks 1987-2016.
In: Book of Abstracts: Nordic Sociological Conference 2018. Aalborg : Aalborg Universitet 2018, 1 p., p. 38
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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