Teaching

Teaching Experience

Teaching, Department of Philosophy, Durham University, UK (2020):

  • “Philosophy of Economics and Politics,” BA course on issues at the intersection of philosophy, economics, and politics. Lectures and three discussion groups (fall 2020).
  • “Science, Medicine and Society,” BA course on the history and philosophy of science and medicine, and on science and society. Five lectures (fall 2020).

Teaching, Department of Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany (2020):

  • “Objectivity in Science,” MA course on conceptions of objectivity in the natural and social sciences (May-June 2020).

Teaching, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen, Norway (2017-2018):

  • “Philosophy of Science,” BA and MA course in philosophy of the natural and social sciences, co-taught with Sorin Bangu (fall 2018).
  • “Examen Philosophicum,” BA seminar 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).
  • “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).
  • “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).