I am a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behavior at the Department of Management, Aarhus School of Business and Social Science, Aarhus University, Denmark. I have PhD (2004) and MSc in Industrial Economics (1999), both from Aalborg University.
My research focuses on organizations, entrepreneurship and economic geography with a strong interest in careers trajectories, gender inequality and mental health. This research has been published in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, American Sociological Review, Social Forces, Journal of Urban Economics, Research Policy and Industrial and Corporate Change. This research has been awarded with the Jorck’s Foundation Research Award 2016, the Tietgen Gold Medal Research Award 2006, the Spar Nord Foundation Research Award 2005, the Tuborg Foundation Business Research Award 2001, and the European Management Review Best Paper Award 2009.
Before joining the Department of Management at Aarhus BSS, I was a Full Professor at the Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University. In addition, I have held visiting scholarships at Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University, and Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies.
I served on the Independent Research Council, Social Science from 2013 to 2018.