Teaching

Teaching Experience

Teaching, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen, Norway (2017 – ):

  • “Examen Philosophicum seminar,” BA course taught at the Faculty of the Social Sciences on argumentation theory and issues in epistemology, ethics, and political theory, 2 seminars (fall 2017).

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

  • Qualitative Research Methods,” Ph.D. course on the philosophical issues raised by qualitative research, co-taught with Rasmus Helles (February 2015, November 2015)
  • “Approaches to Science: Philosophy, History, Sociology. Placing the Humanities in Context,” Ph.D. course in the philosophy of the humanities, co-taught with Rasmus Helles (October 2014, October 2015)
  • “Scientific Integrity,” mandatory Ph.D. course at the Faculty of the Humanities on good scientific practice, co-taught with Klemens Kappel co-taught with Klemens Kappel (November 2012, May 2013, November 2013, March 2014, September 2014, November 2014, March 2015, twice November 2015).
  • “The Role of Science in Liberal Democracy” Ph.D. course in philosophy of science, political philosophy and epistemology, 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).

 

Formal Pedagogical Training

  • 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).

 

Ph.D. Supervision

  • Secondary Ph.D. supervisor for Nana Cecilie Halmsted Kongsholm. Project: Ethics in Intercultural Biobanking” (September 2013 – September 2014)
  • Secondary Ph.D. supervisor for Stine Djørup. Project: “Scientific Expertise and Bureaucracy” (February 2011 – February 2013).
  • 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).