Teaching

Teaching Experience:
Teaching, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen (2010 -2015):

• “Qualitative Research Methods” Ph.D.-course co-taught with Rasmus Helles (February 2015, November 2015)

• “Approaches to Science: Philosophy, History, Sociology. Placing the Humanities in Context” Ph.D.-course co-taught with Rasmus Helles (October 14, October 2015)

• “Scientific Integrity” Ph.D.-course co-taught with Klemens Kappel (November 2012, May 2013, November 2013, March 2014, September 2014, November 2014, March 2015, November 2015 x 2).

• “The Role of Science in Liberal Democracy” Ph.D.-course co-taught with Klemens Kappel (March 2012).

• Examiner, Practical philosophy (January 2011 and 2012).

• “The Role of Science in Liberal Democracy” MA course in philosophy of science, political philosophy and epistemology, co-taught with Klemens Kappel (spring 2011).

• “Theoretical Philosophy” BA course in philosophy of science, epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of mind (spring 2010 and 2011).

• Examiner, Theoretical philosophy (June 2011).

• “Practical Philosophy” BA course in ethics, political philosophy and metaethics, lectures co-taught with Erik Bendtsen (fall 2010).

Teaching fellow, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA (2001-2003 and 2004-2005):

• “Explanations of Humans and Society” BA course in Freud, Skinner and Piaget’s theories of psychology (summer 2001 and 2002).

• “Magic, Medicine and Science” BA course in the history of science from the pre-Socratics to the scientific revolution (fall 2001, spring 2002, summer 2003 and 2005).

• ”Morality and Medicine” BA course in medical ethics focusing on such topics as euthanasia, the doctor/patient relation, abortion, and medical experiments (fall 2002 and summer 2003).

• ”Principles of Scientific Reasoning” BA course in deductive and inductive logic (fall 2004).

• “Philosophy of the Social Sciences” BA course focusing on such topics as naturalism, the individualism/holism debate, objectivity, Bourdieu’s theory of practice, feminist theory and critical theory (spring 2005).

• “Philosophy of the Social Sciences” MA course focusing on various topics within philosophy of the social sciences, co-taught with Sandra Mitchell and Dan Steel (Spring 2001).

Teaching assistant, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA (1999-2001):

• “Morality and Medicine” BA course in medical ethics focusing on such topics as euthanasia, the doctor/patient relation, abortion, and medical experiments (fall 1999).

• “Explanations of Humans and Society” BA course in Freud, Skinner and Piaget’s theories of psychology (spring 2000 and 2001).

• “Concepts of Human Nature” BA course in philosophical conceptions of human nature from Plato to Sartre (fall 2000).

 

Teaching Related Activities
• Course in PhD Supervision, University of Copenhagen (spring 2014).

• Teaching Practicum (Adjunktpædagogikum), University of Copenhagen (fall 2010 and spring 2011).

• Practicum on University Teaching, University of Pittsburgh (fall 2001).

• Twice recipient of the best student evaluations among the teaching fellows in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh (spring 2003 and spring 2005).

 

Ph.D. Supervision
• Secondary Ph.D. supervisor for Nana Cecilie Halmsted Kongsholm. Project: Ethics in Intercultural Biobanking” (September 2013 -)

• Secondary Ph.D. supervisor for Stine Djørup. Project: “Scientific Expertise and Bureaucracy” (February 2011 – March 2016).

• Secondary Ph.D. supervisor for Sarah Egeberg Bendtsen. Project: “Norms of Interaction in Social Media” (September 2013 – March 2015).

• Secondary Ph.D. supervisor for Karin Jønch Clausen. Project: Legitimacy, Disagreement and the role of Established Science in the Public Realm of Liberal Democracy” (January 2011 – January 2012).