After studying organizational sociology, history of science and social theory at the University of Bielefeld, the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, the University of Oxford, and Paris-X-Nanterre, Stefan Kühl became professor of sociology at the University of Bielefeld in Germany. He works as a senior consultant for Metaplan – a consulting firm based in Princeton, Versailles, Hamburg, Shanghai and Singapore – consulting different types of organizations like ministries, companies, public administrations, hospitals and universities.
He is author of several bestsellers in the fields of organizational studies, history of science and management theory. He recently published “Organizations. A Systems Approach“ (Gower 2013) and “The Sudoku Effect. Universities in the Vicious Circle of Bureaucracy” (Springer International 2014). His publication on the history of science includes “The Nazi Connection. Eugenics, American Racism, and German National Socialism“ (Oxford University Press 2002) and “For the Betterment of the Race. The Rise and Fall of the International Movement for Eugenics and Racial Hygiene” (Palgrave Macmillan 2013). His book “Ordinary Organizations: Why Normal Men Carried Out the Holocaust” (Polity Press 2016) is due to be published.