Dr Christian Kroll


Short CV:

Dr. Christian Kroll is a social scientist, much-cited expert, and the Scientific Co-Director of a research project on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (annual Sustainable Development Report written with UN Special Advisor Jeffrey Sachs as lead author). He was honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018 for his achievements. He authored numerous articles in scientific journals spanning several disciplines and reports, including "Sustainable Development Goals: Are the rich countries ready" with a foreword by Kofi Annan. Christian works as Senior Expert for Sustainable Development at Bertelsmann Stiftung. He is also a Guest Lecturer at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, he taught classes at the London School of Economics and held academic positions at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government as well as Jacobs University Bremen. Christian gained a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a thesis entitled "Towards a Sociology of Happiness". His research has featured in national and international media such as the Harvard Business Review, Washington Post, Le Monde, Die Zeit, ARD, Spiegel Online among others.


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Teaching:

  • Hertie School of Governance Berlin: "Sustainable Development: Theory, Analysis, Practice" (2018)

  • Hertie School of Governance Berlin: "Sustainable Development: Theory, Analysis, Practice" (2017)

  • Hertie School of Governance Berlin: "Implementation Strategies for the UN Global Goals" (2016)

  • London School of Economics: "Issues and Methods in Social Research" (2009 / 2010)