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Lisbeth Segerlund


School of Global
Visiting address
Konstepidemins väg 2
41314 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 700
40530 Göteborg

About Lisbeth Segerlund

Bachelor of Arts at Uppsala University, with a major in Business and Management and a minor in Economics, Master of Arts at Stockholm University (60 credits) in International Economic History and PhD in Economic History at Stockholm University, specializing in International Relations. Previous employment as a Senior Lecturer at Stockholm University (2008-2010) and Södertörn University (2010-2012) and, among others, as an analyst/ reporting case officer in state agency and case officer at NGOs.

Areas of interest and current research

The research is mainly focused on international institutions and international norms based in a social constructivist perspective, with a particular interest in issues of corporate responsibility for human rights. In 2010 Lisbeth Segerlund published "Making Corporate Social Responsibility A Global Concern: Norm Construction in Globalizing World" at Ashgate publishers as a result of this research.

At present the research is focused on the study of the UN work on business and human rights and in particular the work by the UN Special Representative for Business and Human Rights 2005-2011 and the resulting UN Guding Principles.


Mainly on the Swedish Master Programme in Human Rights and the Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Human Rights Policy and Practice.

Consultation hours during the semester in connection with teaching and Tuesdays 10:30-12:30, consultation by phone, Skype (lisbeth.segerlund) and e-mail or by agreement.