Christian is a faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center and serves as the co-director of the Nordic Centre for Internet and Society in Oslo, Norway. He also works as an associate professor for communication management at the Norwegian Business School, BI.
Christian received his PhD in Management and Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. At the former he worked as a postdoctoral researcher for five years, as well as at the Berkman Klein Center, before joining BI in 2014.
Christians research interests center on organizational identity, corporate social responsibility and computer-mediated-communication. His research is focused on the question of how individuals and organizations adapt to the shift brought by new, social media, and how to design participative and inclusive spaces in this new media regime. In this field, he has over the last few years, worked extensively on unemployment and technology and new working modes.
Since 2016, Christian, together with his colleagues in Oslo and Berkman Klein's Youth and Media team, are working on a research project looking on how young people are part of and transition into the digital economy.