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Jens Ladefoged Mortensen

Jens Ladefoged Mortensen

Associate Professor

Undergraduate teaching:

  • Introduction to International Relations (IP), Political Science, University of Copenhagen: Neoliberalism, Institutionalism, International Political Economy, Development theories

  • Introduction to Political Science (PG), Political Science, University of Copenhagen

  • BA supervision    

Postgraduate teaching:

  • Global Environmental Governance, LIFE/MSc in Climate, University of Copenhagen: International Relations theories, Global Economic Governance, Sustainable trade (teacher and examiner)

  • Political Risk Analysis, Political Science, University of Copenhagen (guest lecturer)  

  • The politics and governance of the WTO, Political Science, University of Copenhagen (course organiser, teacher and examiner)

  • The EU as a global actor, Political Science, University of Copenhagen (course organiser, teacher and examiner)

Administrative responsibilities: 

Section coordinator of International Relations, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

Primary fields of research




Key words: International Political Eocnomy, International trade, EU external relations.


His latest research revolves around the application of new IPE approaches to the study of EU trade politics and related areas such as the geopolitics and competitiveness of the EU, the new EU bilateral trade agreements (TTIP), understandings of power in economic globalization, and the relationship between global trade, development  and environmental governance (EGA negotiations).


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Selected publications

  1. Published

    TTIP og den amerikanske verdensorden: Opbrud eller gennembrud?

    Mortensen, J. L. Dec 2015 In : Samfundsoekonomen. 2015, 4, p. 25-31 7 p., 4

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Seeing like the WTO: Numbers, Frames and Trade Law

    Mortensen, J. L. 2012 In : New Political Economy. 17, 1, p. 77-95 19 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  3. Published

    Housing as Social Right or Means to Wealth?: The Politics of Property Booms in Australia and Denmark

    Mortensen, J. L. & Seabrooke, L. 2008 In : Comparative European Politics. 6, 3, p. 305-324 20 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    The World Trade Organization and the European Union

    Mortensen, J. L. 2008 The European Union and International Organizations. Jørgensen, K. E. (ed.). Milton Park: Routledge, p. 156-199 44 p. (Routledge/GARNET series: Europe in the World).

    Publication: ResearchBook chapter

  5. Published

    The WTO and the Governance of Globalization: dismantling the compromise of embedded liberalism

    Mortensen, J. L. 2005 Political Economy and the Changing Global Order. Stubbs, R. & Underhill, G. R. D. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 170-182

    Publication: ResearchReport chapter

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