Mette Frisk JensenThe Quality of Government Institute, Sweden (QOG)
Mette Frisk Jensen was educated at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, with an MA in history and political science. Since 2009 she has held a postdoctoral position at the Department of Culture and Society at the University of Aarhus, working with the history of private companies and the Danish history of bureaucratic corruption. In 2010 she received a two year fellowship from the Danish Research Council to do a project on corruption in Denmark in the years from 1850 to 1950. During her doctoral studies at the Department of History, International and Social studies at Aalborg University she specialized in corruption and the ethics of public office amongst Danish civil servants in the 19th century. Through studies at the archives, her investigations have described central and new aspects of the developments in the Danish history of corruption.