Anders Sevelsted

Assistant Professor 

Phone: 20654955
Anders Ludvig Sevelsted (b. 1982) holds a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen. Anders is currently employed as an assistant professor at Copenhagen Business School, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy. He holds the Carlsberg Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Denmark stipend as well as a post doc at the University of Lund within the Civil Society Elites project. He is also involved in the LONGLINKS project, studying the historical genesis of the Danish elite, using data from Who’s Who.

His research interests are mainly within historical sociology/history of ideas and cover welfare state history, history of social movements and voluntarism, religion and collective action. At the moment, he is studying the ‘moral elites’, those influential individuals and groups that historically have articulated the normative principles of welfare states, social movements, and voluntary action. Central theoretical inspirations are the American pragmatists as well as Hans Joas’ historical sociology.