Christof Brandtner is a postdoctoral scholar at the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation at the University of Chicago and will be an Assistant Professor of Social Innovation at EM Lyon (starting 2021). He studies the causes and consequences of managerial means and ends in civil society and cities. Christof’s work at CLCL examines how professionalization and digitalization affect nonprofits’ ability to engage with the urban community. A PACS Ph.D. fellow in 2013-14, Christof holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Stanford and a B.Sc. in Management from WU Vienna.