Dr Christian Kroll

Welcome to my personal website. It contains my publications, a number of interviews and links to news articles about the respective research publications. Feel free to get in touch via e-mailLinkedIn or ResearchGate

Featured publication:
Kroll, Christian (with a foreword by Kofi Annan) (2015): Sustainable Development Goals - Are the rich countries ready?
Kroll, C. (with a foreword by Kofi Annan) (2015): Sustainable Development Goals - Are the rich countries ready?

  • PhD in Sociology, London School of Economics, 2011
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 2010
  • M.A., Hamburg University, 2008
  • Scientific Co-Director, SDG Index & Dashboards www.sdgindex.org 
  • Project Manager, Bertelsmann Stiftung
  • Guest Lecturer, Hertie School of Governance
  • Affiliated Fellow, Jacobs University & University of Bremen

  • 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) 

Short CV:
Dr. Christian Kroll gained a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He authored numerous articles in scientific journals and policy-oriented reports, including "Sustainable Development Goals: Are the rich countries ready" with a foreword by Kofi Annan. He is the Scientific Co-Director of the SDG Index and Dashboards to measure country performance on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (annual report produced with UN Special Advisor Jeffrey Sachs). Christian 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, where he remains an affiliated fellow. Previously, he gained work experience with the United Nations in New York (Department of Political Affairs), the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Antananarivo / Madagascar and whilst working for an MP in the German Parliament. He holds an M.A. in Sociology from Hamburg University and a Licence in Social Anthropology from the Université de La Réunion (France). 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.