Nikolas Rathert is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance. He is a management and organisation scholar with a focus on how institutions shape alternative forms of economic organising, such as corporate social responsibility, social enterprises, and social innovation. Rathert obtained his PhD in Management from the Freie Universität Berlin in 2015. He was a visiting researcher at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and was a Fulbright scholar at Cornell University. His work has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies and Research in the Sociology of Organizations.