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Peter Nedergaard (born October 31, 1957[1]) is a Danish professor of political science who has been employed at the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen since 2008.

Peter Nedergaard
Born
Peter Petersen Nedergaard

(1957-10-31) October 31, 1957 (age 61)
Academic background
Alma materInstitut for Statskundskab, Århus, Denmark
ThesisEF og mælken: en analyse af landbrugspolitikkens etablering, udvikling, problemer og tilpasning som baggrund for indførelsen af en mælkekvoteordning i EF (1985)
Academic work
InstitutionsUniversity of Copenhagen
Main interestsPolitical science

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Education and careerEdit

In 1985 Peter Nedergaard obtained the title of Master of Science in Political Science. He later earned a PhD from the Institut for Statskundskab, Århus, Denmark[2] and an Exam.Art. in Philosophy. In 1983-84, Peter Nedergaard was a Robert Schuman research fellow in the research department of the European Parliament in Luxembourg and a stagiaire in the cabinet of agricultural commissioner, Poul Dalsager, in Brussels.

Peter Nedergaard has previously been affiliated with the Copenhagen Business School as associate professor, assistant professor and finally as professor with special responsibilities. For a number of years he left the academic world, instead working as head of unit in the Danish Consumer Council and the Danish Ministry of Employment respectively. Peter Nedergaard's research covers European policy and European integration with special attention to business policy, internal market policy, climate policy, agricultural policy and employment policy. In 2007, he was a visiting scholar at Stanford University.

Research and publicationsEdit

Peter Nedergaard's research has been published in international scientific journals such as the Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, Public Choice, Journal of European Integration, Scandinavian Political Studies, Cooperation and Conflict and Policy Studies. In addition, he has published a number of textbooks for high schools and universities on inter alia theory of science, European policy and the economics and politics of China, the USA, Germany and the EU.

Alongside his work as a researcher, Peter Nedergaard has been a member of several boards, councils and commissions, including the Mortgage Credit Complaint Board, the Complaint Board of Banking Services, the Suffrage Commission and the committee on liability of financial advisers. In 1992-2009 he was the executive editor of the Danish scientific journal Økonomi & Politik.

Peter Nedergaard is a reviewer for several international research foundations and journals. He is also a prolific columnist and often appears in the media as a political expert and commentator. In 2018, he was ranked as the second-most cited scientist at the University of Copenhagen by Uniavisen.

Peter Nedergaard is initiator to the so-called Erik Rasmussen Prize, which is given to a researcher in Political Science by the Danish Society of Political Science. The Prize is the highest prize within Political Science in Denmark, and it is named after the “founding father” of Political Science in Denmark, Professor Erik Rasmussen, who established the Department of Political Science at University of Aarhus in the beginning of the 1960’s.

Peter Nedergaard is also the initiator to the publication of the "Routledge Handbook of the Politics of Brexit", published in 2018 with Professor Ben Rosamond and Associate Professor Patrick Diamond as co-editors. In addition, Peter Nedergaard is the initiator of the preparation of the Oxford Handbook of Danish Politics, published at Oxford University Press in 2020, which is the most comprehensive international work on Danish politics so far. Professor Peter Munk Christiansen and Professor Jørgen Elklit are co-editors on this publication.

Selected bibliographyEdit

Books
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2007). European Union administration legitimacy and efficiency. Leiden Boston: Nijhoff. ISBN 9789004155732.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Campbell, John L. (2008). Institutions and politics: festschrift in honour of Ove K. Pedersen. Copenhagen: DJØF Pub. ISBN 9788757418149.
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2009). Business and politics in the European Union: cases in services, agriculture, and textiles. Copenhagen: DJØF Pub. ISBN 9788757420838.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Grøn, Caroline Howard; Wivel, Anders (2015). The nordic countries and the European Union: still the other European community. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9781138024243.
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2009). Business and politics in the European Union: cases in services, agriculture, and textiles. Copenhagen: DJØF Pub. ISBN 9788757420838.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Grøn, Caroline Howard; Wivel, Anders (2015). The nordic countries and the European Union: still the other European community. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9781138024243.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Jensen, Mads Dagnis (2017). EU Presidencies between Politics and Administration: The Governmentality of the Polish, Danish and Cypriot Trio Presidency. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 9781138914995.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Wivel, Anders (2017). The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 9781138905856.
  • Diamond, Patrick; Nedergaard, Peter; Rosamond, Ben (2018). The Routledge Handbook of the politics of Brexit. Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 9781138049369.
Book chapters
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2005), "Mutual Learning Processes of the European Employment Strategy: Theoretical Approaches and Methodologies", in Bredgaard, Thomas; Larsen, Flemming (eds.), Employment Policy from Different Angles, København: Djøf Forlag, pp. 291–316, ISBN 978-87-91690-20-4.
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2008), "The Political Economy of European Integration and Business: How to Explain Policy Developments", in Nedergaard, Peter; Campbell, John L. (eds.), Jurist og Økonomforbundet, København: Djøf Forlag, pp. 291–316, ISBN 9788757418149.
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2008), "Introduction", in Nedergaard, Peter; Campbell, John L. (eds.), Jurist og Økonomforbundet, København: Djøf Forlag, pp. 17–22, ISBN 9788757418149.
  • Lynggaard, Kennet; Nedergaard, Peter (2010), "The Logic of Policy Development: Lessons Learned from Reform and Routine within the CAP 1980-2003"", in Skogstad, Grace; Verdun, Amy (eds.), The Common Agricultural Policy: Policy Dynamics in a Changing Context, London: Routledge.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Jensen, M.C.D. (2011), "The OMC in Comparative Perspective: Learning and Community Building in the OECD and Nordic Council of Ministers", in Warleigh-Lack, Alex; Robinson, Nick; Rosamund, Ben (eds.), New Regionalism and the European Union. Dialogues, Comparisons and New Research Directions, New York: Routledge, ISBN 9780415563727.
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2014), "EU coordination processes in Denmark: Change in order to preserve", in Wivel, A.; Miles, L. (eds.), Denmark and the European Union, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 30–46, ISBN 9780415611343.
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2014), "The Internal Market Policy and the Common Agricultural Policy: the normalization of EU policy-making in Denmark", in Wivel, A.; Miles, L. (eds.), Denmark and the European Union, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 30–46, ISBN 9780415611343.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Jensen, Mads Dagnis (2014), "'Representation. Who is Sitting in the EU's Chair at the UN? Member States, Presidencies and the Commission'", in Orsini, Amandine (ed.), The European Union with(in) International Organisations. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, pp. 55–71, ISBN 9781472424143.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Jensen, M.C.D. (2015), "Still the 'Other' European Community? The Nordic Countries and the European Union", in Nedergaard, Peter; Grøn, Caroline; Wivel, Anders (eds.), The Nordic Countries and the European Union: Still the other European community?, New York: Routledge, ISBN 9781138024243.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Jensen, M.C.D. (2015), "Mr. Svensson Goes to Brussels: Concluding on the Nordic Countries and the European Union", in Nedergaard, Peter; Grøn, Caroline; Wivel, Anders (eds.), The Nordic Countries and the European Union: Still the other European community?, New York: Routledge, ISBN 9781138024243.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Jensen, M.C.D. (2015), "Market integration in Europe and the Nordic Countries: the ambivalent path dependency", in Nedergaard, Peter; Grøn, Caroline; Wivel, Anders (eds.), The Nordic Countries and the European Union: Still the other European community?, New York: Routledge, ISBN 9781138024243.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Jensen, M.C.D. (2015), "The Common Agricultural Policy: Comparing Danish and Swedish governmental positions", in Nedergaard, Peter; Grøn, Caroline; Wivel, Anders (eds.), The Nordic Countries and the European Union: Still the other European community?, New York: Routledge, ISBN 9781138024243.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Wivel, Anders (2017), "Introduction: Scandinavian politics between myth and reality", in Nedergaard, Peter; Wivel, Anders (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics, Abingdon: Routledge, ISBN 9781138905856.
  • Nedergaard, Peter; Wivel, Anders (2017), "Conclusions: Scandinavian polities, politics and policies", in Nedergaard, Peter; Wivel, Anders (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Scandinavian Politics, Abingdon: Routledge, ISBN 9781138905856.
  • Diamond, Patrick; Nedergaard, Peter; Rosamond, Ben (2018), "Introduction", in Diamond, Patrick; Nedergaard, Peter; Rosamond, Ben (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the politics of Brexit, Abingdon: Routledge, ISBN 9781138049369.
  • Nedergaard, Peter (2018), "The influence of ordoliberalism in the European integration processes, with the Eurozone crisis as a case", in Alcouffe, Alain; Baslé, Maurice; Poettinger, Monika (eds.), Macroeconomic Theory and the Eurozone Crisis, Abingdon: Routledge, ISBN 9780815364047.
Journal articles

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nedergaard, Peter, 1957-". Virtual International Authority File (VIAF). Retrieved 26 February 2016.
  2. ^ Nedergaard, Peter (1985). EF og mælken: en analyse af landbrugspolitikkens etablering, udvikling, problemer og tilpasning som baggrund for indførelsen af en mælkekvoteordning i EF (PhD thesis). Institut for Statskundskab. OCLC 760992132. Pdf.

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