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Danish Center for Welfare Studies

Visiting Fellows

Over the last years we have hosted both leading international scholars and researchers in the early phases of their career – and we will continue to do so in the coming years.

We always try to offer the best possible working conditions and to integrate visiting scholars in the research activities of the Centre.


Odile Mackett
University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Governance
Period: April-May 2023


Eloisa Harris
Max Planck Institute for the Study of  Religious & Ethnic Diversity Göttingen
Period: October 2022

Maria Ignatova-Pfarr
University of Bremen
Period: September-October 2022

Chibuikem Nnaeme
University of Johannesburg
Period: September 2022

Stefanie Thurm
University of Kaiserslautern
Period: September 2022

Prof. Yoko Otsuka
Ritsumeikan University
Period: March-September 2022

Alberto Carvalho Amaral
University of Brasilia
Period: August 2022

Thandiwe Matthews

University of the Witwatersrand and Erasmus University Rotterdam
Period: May-June 2022

David Palomera Zaidel
Institute for Government and Public Policy, Autonomous University of Barcelona
Period: April-June 2022

Zhen Im
University of Helsinki
Period: May 2022

Tijs Laenen
Tilburg University (the Netherlands) and KU Leuven (Belgium)
Period: April 2022

Johanna Kuhlmann
University of Bremen
Period: March 2022

Martino Cormelli
Central European University



Anika Seemann
Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy Munich
Period: August-October 2021

Kaitlin Alper
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Period: August-September 2021



Xiauying Yu
SEM of Tongjji University
Period: January-February 2019

Jurgen de Wispelaere
University of Bath
Period: February-March 2019

Prof. Markus Tepe
University of Oldenburg
Period: March 2019

Tobias Böger
University of Bielefeld
Period: April 2019

Hanna Lierse
University of Bremen
Period: April-May 2019

Philip Rathgeb
University of Konstanz
Period: May 2019

Tim Dorlach
Koc University
Period: Autumn semester 2019


Previous Visiting Scholars at DaWS


Last Updated 15.03.2024