Incoming scholars - Weatherhead

Katharina Fellnhofer

Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland (Finland)
katharina.fellnhofer@lut.fi

Markus Höllerer

WU Vienna & UNSW Sydney (Austria)
markus.hoellerer@wu.ac.at

Ingalill Holmberg

Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden)
ingalill.holmberg@hhs.se

Maarit Laihonen

Aalto University School of Business (Finland)
maarit.laihonen@aalto.fi

Sampo Tukiainen

Aalto University School of Business (Finland)
sampo.tukiainen@aalto.fi

Katharina Fellnhofer

Institution Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland (Finland)
Department School of Business and Management
Title Dr.
Arrived 02.01.2018
Departs 08.31.2018
E-mail katharina.fellnhofer@lut.fi

Katharina Fellnhofer is a docent at the Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland where she spent her Erwin-Schrödinger-Fellowship. She holds a PhD in Social and Economic Sciences from the University of Innsbruck, Austria. She is the owner of the Austrian enterprise Research and Innovation Management GmbH, which is engaged in interdisciplinary European research and innovation projects (e.g. HORIZON2020 projects). As a member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on assessing the investment potential of SMEs, she is engaged in boosting the investment/market readiness of innovative SMEs in Europe. Her research is dedicated to entrepreneurship.

Markus Höllerer

Institution WU Vienna & UNSW Sydney (Austria)
Department Management
Title Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Arrived 01.02.2018
Departs 08.31.2018
E-mail markus.hoellerer@wu.ac.at

Ingalill Holmberg

Institution Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden)
Department Management and Organisation
Title Professor
Arrived 02.01.2018
Departs 05.31.2018
E-mail ingalill.holmberg@hhs.se

Maarit Laihonen

Institution Aalto University School of Business (Finland)
Department Department of Management Studies
Title PhD, Post-doctoral researcher
Arrived 01.01.2018
Departs 12.31.2018
E-mail maarit.laihonen@aalto.fi

I am a postdoctoral researcher at Aalto University School of Business in the discipline of Philosophy, in the Department of Management Studies. In my doctoral thesis, I studied the politics of nuclear energy in Finland. I have also written about the politics of sustainable development, university activism, and artistic knowledge creation in the context of contemporary political debates. In my current project, I analyze the rising international interest toward nuclear energy and the political contexts of it by using especially the case of Finnish nuclear new builds in collaboration with Russia, which is an ideal illustration in terms of contemporary international political tensions - the reappearance or Russian nuclear industry to international and Western energy production scene in the context of quest for sources to produce energy for growing global needs. This development urges on analyzing the economic and political developments of the global nuclear industry where international economic situation and power relations still have crucial and multidimensional effects.

Secondly, in the era of (re)organization of different movements, nuclear power is also again in great interest of these movements which I analyze based on ethnographic data and the wider recent history of different movements around nuclear power in order to theorize unorthodox organizations.

Sampo Tukiainen

Institution Aalto University School of Business (Finland)
Department Department of Management Studies
Title D.Sc. (Econ.)
Arrived 01.01.2018
Departs 08.31.2018
E-mail sampo.tukiainen@aalto.fi

I am a project manager and a researcher in the Department of Management Studies at the Aalto University School of Business. For the past three years I have been a researcher in an EU Horizon2020 funded project, where the focus has been in the interplay between ‘innovation managers’ (CEOs/CTOs/R&D managers) and national and EU-level innovation policies. The project has covered over 700 companies and 5 industrial sectors in 11 EU-countries. Based on this project, my current research focuses on examining how the ‘innovation managers’ construct agency in institutional work, when reproducing and transforming national and EU innovation policies. This research focus combines institutional organizational analysis, micro-level institutional work, and international industrial policies.