Employed in 2007 as a research assistant Simon Anderfuhren-Biget is currently lecturer and post-doc researcher in public administration and international relations at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, and at the Global Studies Institute, both hosted by the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
He has successefully completed a Degree in Sociology (2005), a Master in Public Administration (2007), and a PhD in Political Science (2011). His doctoral thesis “Pursuing the Common Good in Daily Work: Essays on Public Service Motivation in Switzerland” dealt with the application of the Public Service Motivation perspective in Switzerland.
This interdisciplinary profile is reflected in its various research and teaching interests: public sector reforms, organizational sociology, organizational behavior, management practices, human resources, values and motivation to work, management of international organizations.
From October 2013 to March 2015, he is Visiting Scholar at the School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA-Columbia University) and at the Wagner School of Public Service (NY University), to complete a research project: “Human Resources in International Organizations: Values, Motivations, and Performance”. This research is financed by the Swiss National Scientific Foundation.