|Dr Nilsen is researching philosophy and global affairs. Through an integrated, interdisciplinary program, he is building a global macro model and developing an approach to strategy, which are designed to yield more advanced forward visibility, breakthrough insights, and forms of advantage than can be achieved with current methods and practices in academia, government, and business. Dr Nilsen teaches 20th and 21st century philosophy (Wittgenstein as well as both analytic and Continental thought), social and political theory (historical and contemporary), and sociology and politics (especially globalization and inequality). He has taught for several Oxford colleges as well as for the Oxford Program of Stanford University. For three years, he was the Acting Professor of International Business at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Dr Nilsen has a DPhil in political economy and an MPhil in European politics, law, and economics from Wadham College at the University of Oxford where he was the 2000 Norway Scholar. He has a cand.mag from Universitetet i Oslo and has been a visiting student at the University of Washington, the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, and Harvard University.