Scientific Director of the International Institute for the Sociology of Law (IISJ) in Oñati .
Sociology of law; economic sociology; interactions of law, economy, and society; European integration; sociology of economics.
WU Awards for Outstanding Research Achievements; Fellowship at Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study “Law as Culture”; Postdoctoral Fellowship at European University Institute; Habilitation Award, Dissertation Awards.
Previous research experience at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Austria; Centre of Excellence in European Law and Polity, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Doctor in Social Sciences 2007 and professoral qualification (Habilitation) in Sociology 2013 from University of Bamberg, Germany; Title of Docent in Sociology of Law 2012 from University of Helsinki, Finland.