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Lisa Herzog

Senior Research Associate
Democratizing Work

Lisa Herzog works at the intersection of political philosophy and economic thought. She is professor of political philosophy the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen since 2019; since 2021 she is the Director of the Center for Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and since January 2023, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy. She holds a master’s in economics from LMU Munich, an M.St. in Philosophy, and D.Phil. in Political Theory from the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.

Herzog has published on the philosophical dimensions of markets, liberalism and social justice, ethics in organizations, and political epistemology. She is a co-editor of the interdisciplinary journal Review of Social Economy.

Her latest monograph is Citizen Knowledge: Markets, Experts, and the Infrastructure of Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2024.) Her work currently focuses on economic democracy and the philosophy of work. She is part of the international coordination team of the Democratize Work Network.

Over the coming year, The Democratizing Work Network and the WageIndicator Foundation will jointly host five workshops to discuss the reinvention of work – not for the sake of making it more efficient, but to make it greener, more social, and more democratic! You can find the 2023-2024 Democratizing Work Series here: Global Workshop Series 2023-2024 — Democratizing Work