Jette Steen Knudsen

Professor of Policy and International Business; Shelby Collum Davis Chair in Sustainability


Education
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Biography

Jette Steen Knudsen is Professor of Policy and International Business and holds the Shelby Collum Davis Chair in Sustainability. Her research centers on the interface between government regulation and business actions with a particular focus on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). She is currently studying the ability of governments in economically advanced industrialized nations to promote social change through regulation of social practices of home country multinationals in developing countries. Her new book (with Jeremy Moon) titled “Visible Hands: Government Regulation of Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Business” is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press (November 2017). She has published in journals such as British Journal of Industrial Relations, Business and Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Business Ethics, Policy and Politics, Political Studies and Regulation and Governance. From 2003-2007 Knudsen headed a government-sponsored think tank, The Copenhagen Centre for CSR. She then served as project leader of a CSR task force for the CEO at Maersk, a shipping, oil and retail conglomerate. Knudsen graduated from MIT in 2001 with a PhD in Political Science.


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