Advisory board

The Phlegethon network has an advisory board attached consisting of key researchers with different focus areas which contribute to further qualify the Phlegethon projects. These professors are all included as participants in discussions of empirical data, theory, methodological issues at Phlegethon seminars and other relevant contexts.


Ingo Bode,
Professor for social policy, organisation and society at the
University of Kassel (Germany), faculty of human sciences.

Contribution: Institutional and organisational analysis of human service

Espen Dahl
Espen Dahl, Professor in health, care and welfare at Oslo and Akershus University College of applied science

Contribution: Health and sociology and social policy


Staff Callewaert
Staf Callewaert, retired Professor in pedagogy at the University of Copenhagen

Contribution: Bourdieu and inequality

Janet Shim

Janet Shim, Ph.d. Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Contribution: Bourdieu and Cultural health capital


Karin Anna Petersen
Karin Anna Petersen, Professor, University of Bergen, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care

Contribution: Bourdieu, health and praxeology


Claus Vinther Nielsen
Claus Vinther Nielsen, Clinical Professor at Aarhus University, Department of Public Health

Contribution: Public health and quantitative studies of rehabilitation

Berth Danermark

Berth Danermark, Professor, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University

Contribution: Health-social sector, interdisciplinarity and ‘disability research’


Jaber Gubrium


Jaber Gubrium, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Missouri

Contribution: Sociology