Stefan Kolev - Historian of Economic Thought

CV

Personal Data and Education

March 2012 – current

Full Professor of Economics, especially Political Economy (W2), University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

August 2006 – October 2011

PhD Project in History of Economic Thought, University of Hamburg

Dissertation Title: “Neoliberal Ideas of the State. The Role of Government in Economic Policy in the Œuvre of Walter Eucken, Friedrich A. von Hayek, Ludwig von Mises and Wilhelm Röpke”

May 2005 – August 2006

Initial PhD Project in Dynamic Macroeconomics

October 2003 – April 2005

Studies of Economics, University of Hamburg; Degree: Diplom-Volkswirt (German MSc Equivalent); Distinction of the Faculty

October 1999 – February 2004

Studies of Business Administration, University of Hamburg; Degree: Diplom-Kaufmann (German MSc Equivalent); Distinction of the Faculty

June 1999

Graduation at German High School, Sofia; Best 1999 Cohort Abitur (German A-Levels) Score

Professional Experience

January 2021 – September 2021

Organizer of the Lecture Series “History of Economic Thought”, Department of Economics, Stanford University

December 2019 – February 2020

Research Fellow, Center for the History of Political Economy, Duke University

October 2019 – current

Member of Selection Committees of the History of Economics Society:

2019 – 2021: Warren J. and Sylvia J. Samuels Young Scholars Awards Committee  (Chairman 2020 – 2021)

since 2021: Craufurd Goodwin Best Article Prize Committee

September 2019 – November 2019

Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

August 2019 – current

Member of the Board of Trustees, Humboldt-Forum Wirtschaft HUFW, Humboldt University of Berlin

January 2019

Lecturer in History of Economic Thought, MA Program “Pluralist Economics”, University of Siegen

October 2017 – current

Co-Chair, Leipzig Colloquium on the Foundations of the Market Order, University of Leipzig

March 2017 – current

International Faculty Member, MA Program “Philosophy, Politics, Economics”, CEVRO Institute Prague

September 2016 – February 2017

Research Fellow, Center for the History of Political Economy, Duke University

June 2016 – current

Co-Organizer, Young Scholars Seminar Series, NOUS Network for Constitutional Economics and Social Philosophy and “University Seminars” Series of the Hanns Martin Schleyer Foundation 

February 2015 – current

Deputy Director, Wilhelm Röpke Institute Erfurt

February 2012 – February 2015

Managing Director, Wilhelm Röpke Institute Erfurt

January 2012 – current

Mentor & Selection Committee Member, Friedrich Naumann Foundation

September 2010 – October 2010

Visiting Scholar, Center for the History of Political Economy, Duke University

February 2011 – June 2011

Lecturer in History of Economic Thought, University of Hamburg

April 2010 – August 2012

Head of Research Project “The Centrally Planned Economy of the GDR: Myths and Reality”, HWWI Hamburg Institute of International Economics, Office Erfurt

April 2009 – June 2009

Visiting Researcher, Bulgarian National Bank

February 2009 – current

Organizer of Doctoral Students Seminar Series in History of Economic Thought and Constitutional Economics, Wilhelm Röpke Institute Erfurt and University of Erfurt

October 2006 – June 2011

Lecturer in Quantitative Methods, Political Economy, History of Economic Thought and Academic Writing at the University of Hamburg, Europa-Kolleg Hamburg, University of Erfurt and Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen

September 2003 – February 2005

Affiliate of the Migration Research Group, Hamburg Institute of International Economics HWWA

October 2002 – March 2005

Tutor for Undergraduate Economics Courses, University of Hamburg

May 2000 – October 2003

Intern in IT Consulting Companies in Hamburg

Editorial Board Activity

October 2020 – current

New Perspectives on Political Economy (Member of the Editorial Board), Prague: CEVRO Institute

March 2020 – current

Power and Democracy – Rivista internazionale di Politica, Filosofia e Diritto (Member of the International Scientific Committee). Rome: Tocqueville-Acton Centro Studi e Ricerche

October 2019 – current

Journal of Contextual Economics – Schmollers Jahrbuch (Co-Editor). Berlin: Duncker & Humblot

January 2019 – current

History of Political Economy (Member of the Advisory Board). Durham: Duke University Press

August 2017 – current

ORDO Jahrbuch für die Ordnung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft (Co-Editor). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter

April 2017 – current

History of Economic Ideas (Member of the Editorial Board). Pisa: Fabrizio Serra

Referee Activity

Journals

Adam Smith Review

Economic Alternatives

Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics

European Journal of Law and Economics

European Journal of the History of Economic Thought

History of Economic Ideas

History of Political Economy

Homo Oeconomicus

Journal for Markets and Ethics

Journal of Contextual Economics – Schmollers Jahrbuch

Journal of the History of Economic Thought

Journal of the History of Ideas

Modern Intellectual History

Œconomia – History, Methodology, Philosophy

ORDO Jahrbuch für die Ordnung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft

Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik

Public Choice

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology

Book Manuscripts

Bristol University Press

Oxford University Press

Palgrave Macmillan

Routledge

Rowman & Littlefield

Teaching Experience

Institutions

CEVRO Institute Prague; College of Europe Hamburg; University of Erfurt; University of Hamburg; University of Siegen; Private University of Applied Sciences Göttingen; University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

Courses

Academic Research and Philosophy of Science; Austrian Economics; Comparative Economic Systems; Constitutional and Ordoliberal Political Economy; European Integration and Transition Economics; History of Economic Thought; Introductory Microeconomics & Macroeconomics; Political Economy of Globalization; Quantitative Methods

Guest Lectures

Brown University; Humboldt University Berlin; HWR Berlin School of Law and Economics; Indiana University Bloomington; Roosevelt University Chicago; Sofia University; University of Basel; University of Freiburg; University of Mannheim; University of Potsdam; University of Richmond; University of St. Gallen; University of Zurich

Memberships

Aktionsgemeinschaft Soziale Marktwirtschaft (Member of the Advisory Board)

Bulgarian Hayek Society

Econwatch – Gesellschaft für Politikanalyse

Entangled Political Economy Research Network

European Society for the History of Economic Thought

History of Economics Society

International Adam Smith Society

Ludwig Erhard Foundation Circle of Friends

Monetary Research Center Sofia

Mont Pèlerin Society

Network for Constitutional Economics and Social Philosophy NOUS (Founding Member)

Society for the Development of Austrian Economics

Southern Economic Association

Tocqueville-Acton Centro Studi e Ricerche (Member of the Scientific Board)

Walter Eucken Institute

Wilhelm Röpke Institute (Deputy Director)

Fellowships

2019 – 2020: Research Fellowship, Center for the History of Political Economy, Duke University

2019: Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Ostrom Workshop, Indiana University Bloomington

2016 – 2017: Research Fellowship, Center for the History of Political Economy, Duke University

2011: Young Scholar Fellowship for the Annual Conference at Notre Dame University, History of Economics Society

2010: Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Center for the History of Political Economy, Duke University

2010: Young Scholar Fellowship for the Annual Conference at Syracuse University, History of Economics Society

2009: Fellowship for the Regional Meeting in Stockholm, Mont Pèlerin Society

2009: Visiting Researcher Fellowship, Bulgarian National Bank

2008: Fellowship of the Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought, George Mason University

2006: Fellowship for the General Meeting in Guatemala City, Mont Pèlerin Society

2005: Fellowship of the Hamburg Ministry of Higher Education and Research

2001 – 2009: Student and PhD Student Fellowships of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Awards

2021: Nomination for “Professor of the Year” Award of the Unicum Foundation

2018: Nomination for “Professor of the Year” Award of the Unicum Foundation

2018: “Goldener Scheffel” Teaching Award (2nd Place) by the Students, and “Absolventenscheffel” (2nd Place) Teaching Award by the Alumni of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

2017: “Absolventenscheffel” Teaching Award by the Alumni of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

2016: Honorary Member of the “Hayek-Kreis” of the Fellows of Friedrich Naumann Foundation

2015: “Goldener Scheffel” Teaching Award (1st Place) by the Students of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

2014: “Goldener Scheffel” Teaching Award (1st Place) by the Students of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

2013: “Goldener Scheffel” Teaching Award (1st Place) by the Students of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

2012: “Goldener Scheffel” Teaching Award (3rd Place) by the Students of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau

2012: “Lighthouse Award” for Achievements for Liberalism by the Fellows of Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Lingual Proficiency

Bulgarian (Mother Tongue)

German (Fluent)

English (Fluent)

French (Good Command)

Russian (Good Command)