Poul Erik Mouritzen


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Poul Erik MouritzenPosition and affiliation: Professor, dr. scient. pol. Poul Erik Mouritzen, Department of Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark.Professor II, University of Agder, Norge.Scientific qualifications/fields of expertiseExtensive experience with large scale cross institutional and cross disciplinary national as well as comparative project and leadership issues at universities. Expert on leadership studies, resource allocation, rational choice theory, social science methods, quantitative analysis and local government studies.Leadership qualifications in general1990 – 1994 Department of Commercial Law and Political Science, Universi¬ty of Odense.1994Course for department chairs and deans, American Council on Education, Washington1994 – 1995 Director of ph.d. studies, Faculty of Social Science, Universi¬ty of Odense 2000 – 2005 Director of study, Department of Political Science and Public Management, University of Odense 2002 - 2011 Director of one year leadership course for department chairs under the auspices of Universities Denmark Experience as director of research 1980 – 1984 Initiator and director of research program Central control, local communities and local politics, a cross institutional program with participant from four Danish universities.1987 – 1992 Initiator and director of research of comparative project on fiscal stress under the auspices of the Fiscal Austerity and Urban Innovation network coordinating participant from 10 countries.1993 – 1998 Initiator and director of research program on Leadership in Local Government, a cross institutional program with participant from three.1993 – 1998 Initiator and director of research of comparative project on top administrative leaders in local government (the UDITE project) involving participants from 15 countries. 1998 – 2003 Co-initiator and co-director of research, Size and Democracy project, a comparative study of local democracy in four countries. 2004 - 2010Initiator and from 2007 director of research program on the Danish local government reform with participant from three Danish universities, see www.strukturforsk.dk.2010 - Initiator and director of research programme on Governance, Funding and Performance of UniversitiesMember of committees, commissions etc.1997 – 1998Member of the governments’ ”Expert Committee” on the economic developmentin the greater Copenhagen area 2002 – 2004Member of the Commission on Administrative Structure 2007 - Member of ”Fagligt Udvalg”, the advisory committee advicing the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation concerning the national bibliometry International experience 1984 Scholar¬ship by American Council of Learned Societies, visiting scholar, University of California, Irvine1988 – 1989 Scholarship by the Fulbright Commission, visiting scholar, University of Colorado, Boulder. 1992 -Co-initiator, nordic ph.d. network conducting annual workshops within the field of local government studies. 1994 – 2007 Initiator and director of the EUROLOC network, originally an Erasmus/Socrates program, conducting an annual local government summer school for ph.d. students (23 universities from 15 european countries) 1995 – 1996 Visiting scholar Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux.2001 - 2006Member Advisory Council for EPAN, European Public Administration Network2008 -Associate partner, MODERN, European Platform Higher Education Modernization, a three-year EU-funded Structural Network (2009-2012), see http://www.highereducationmanagement.eu2007 - Finland


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