Monika Krause
Monika Krause

Monika Krause‘s empirical research addresses comparative questions about forms of expertise, professions, organizations and fields of practice. Her book The Good Project. Humanitarian NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason (Chicago University Press 2014) examines the shared space of humanitarian relief NGOs. She has also written on journalists, playwrights, psychoanalysts, conservation NGOs, and human rights NGOs.  Her theoretical work develops concepts for sociological analysis and seeks to apply insights from a sociology of the social sciences to sociological practice. 
Monika studied sociology and political science at the University of Munich, Cambridge, and the LSE. Her PhD in Sociology is from New York University (2009).  She has been a Junior Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Bielefeld and a Core Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies.  She currently serves on the Council of the Theory Section of the American Sociological Association and as Secretary Treasurer of the Section on Global and Transnational Sociology of the ASA. She served as a member of the Executive Council of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) from 2017 to 2020.  She is the recipient of the 2019 Lewis A. Coser Award for Theoretical Agenda Setting in Sociology. 

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