Poul Poder

Poul Poder

Associate Professor

PERSONAL DETAILS

Work address:        Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK-1014 Copenhagen, Denmark
Email and phone:   pp@cric.ku.dk; +45 3532 3464
Nationality:            Danish

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2004PhD, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
1994MA in Cultural Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
1992 MA in Cultural Studies, Lancaster University

 

ACADEMMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

2013 - 2016Deputy Director at Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC), Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
2014 - 2016Research coordinator and member of research management committee, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
2009 - 2014Member of the Academic Council, University of Copenhagen.
2010 -Member of Emotion Research Network, European Sociological Association
2011 - 2013Member of Ekspertfølgegruppe i Pionerprojektet (Processtøttede arbejdsmiljøindsatser med kerneopgaven i centrum). Lektor Ole Henning Sørensen, Aalborg Universitet
2010 - 2013Coordinator of the research group ‘Knowledge, Uncertainty and Trust’, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
2009 -  Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
2005 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
2004 - 2005Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sociology, Danish University of Education
2003 - 2004Lecturer, Master of Public Policy, Roskilde University



GRANTS

2014 - 2017Project “Violence in the street, violence of the street - street violence in a situational perspective”, 5,9 million Danish kroner from Velux Foundation, project manager.
2013 - 2016Project concerning conflict, emotion and violence as part of the establishing of Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC) financed by Danish Council of Strategic Research.
2008 - 2009The Danish Union of Early Childhood and Youth Educators’ (BUPL) research fund: ‘Kampen om ‘Kvalitet’ i dagsinstitutionen: På Tværs af Profession, Ledelse og Forvaltning’ (‘The Struggle over “Quality” in Day Care: Across Profession, Management and Administration’)
1998 - 2001PhD grant


PEER-REVIEW POSITIONS

PublishersOxford University Press, Routledge, Hans Reitzels
JournalsDistinktion; Human Relations; Tidsskriftet for arbejdsliv; Security Dialogue 
OtherThe Danish National Centre for Social Research

 

LANGUAGES

English, German, a little French and Spanish

Primary fields of research

My primary interest within research and teaching concerns sociological theory, sociology of emotions, organisational and worklife, sociology of conflict, violence and personal life (love, friendship, courage). I am a member of the research group "Culture and civil society", and for the moment I am developing a project within the new research areas called the personal life.

Research projects

  • “Violence in the street, violence of the street - street violence in a situational perspective” (5,9 million Danish kroner from Velux Foundation, 2014-2017). PI and contributing to the research which has been diseminated in for example Caring collectives and other forms of bystander helping behavior in violent situations, Current Sociology - https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0011392118776365
  • Project concerning conflict, emotion and violence as part of the establishing of Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC) financed by Danish Council of Strategic Research (16 million Danish kroner, 2013-2016). Working as deputy director and research I contributed to e.g.: “Theorizing Three Basic Emotional Dynamics of Conflicts: A Situational Research Agenda”, Peace Research, 2014, 46(2), three chapters of the book Resolving International Conflict: Dynamics of Escalation, Continuation and Transformation (2019) and the chapter Systemic humiliation as daily social suffering i bogen Alleviating World Suffering: The Challenge of Negative Quality of Life (2017).

Teaching

  • General sociology (Autumn and Spring).
  • Gerenal sociology - Department of Public Health.
  • The Danish Society: lecture "Denmark as the home of aesthetisation, sexualisation and gender-game"
  • Socology of love.
  • Extraordinary and generative processes in work life - What can Positive Organizational Scholarship teach organisational sociology and vice versa?
  • The sociology of Randall Collins.
  • Modern Sociological Theory (PhD course).
  • Sociology of Emotions (PhD course).

Supervision:

  • BA, MA and Phd. students working on a broad variety of sociological issues.
  • Supervising first year students of Public Health when they make their projects integrating sociology, prevention science and social epidemology

 Folkuniversity:

  • Lecturer on lecture series "Great social thinkers", "Courage in leadership" and "Greath thoughts about everydaylife"

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Caring collectives and other forms of bystander helping behavior in violent situations

    Bloch, C., Liebst, Lasse Suonperä, Poder, Poul, Maria Christiansen, J. & Heinskou, Marie Bruvik, 2018, In: Current Sociology. 66, 7, p. 1049-1069

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Når medarbejdere håndterer hinandens følelser: Om betydningen af kollegers ‘other emotion management' for deres identitetsarbejde

    Poder, Poul, 2010, In: Tidsskrift for Arbejdsliv. 12, 3, p. 72-86 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Mod til helhjertethed: Når medarbejdere rejser sig fra arbejdslivets nedture

    Poder, Poul, 2018, Den modige leder. Mellon, K. (ed.). Dafolo Forlag A/S, p. 99-114

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  4. Published

    Mod - satsninger i mange former og grader

    Poder, Poul, 2015, Hverdagslivets følelser: tilstande, relationer, kulturer. Glavind Bo, I. & Hviid Jacobsen, M. (eds.). Hans Reitzels Forlag, p. 281-302 23 p. (Sociologi; No. 7).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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