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International relations
  •     Fellow of Earth System Governance Project, the largest social science research network in the area of governance and global environmental change. Working closely with other fellows from Lund University. (
  •     Member of ODYSUS – Oresund Early Career Sustainability Researchers. A network building closer ties between sustainability scholars within the Oresund Region.
  •     Member of EastAsiaNet, a network of leading European research schools with a well-developed social-science focus on East Asia. Paper presentations at workshops in Barcelona, October 2012, and Lund, May 2013. (
  •     Member of the International Studies Association (ISA) including sections on International Political Sociology and Environmental Studies.
  •     Reviewer for NIAS Press
Academic awards and grants
  • 2014-2016 NORA grants for Green Growth Dialogue workshops: 620,000 DKK
  • 2015-2016 University of the Arctic grants for developing West Nordic Studies: 910,000 DKK
  • 2015-2017 NordPlus Network for West Nordic Studies: 660,000 DKK
  • 2014 Nominated for the Oran R. Young Prize awarded by the Earth System Governance Project and The MIT Press for paper presented at Earth System Governance Conference July 2014.
  • 2011 University of Copenhagen Asian Dynamics Initiative Travel Grant: 10,000 DKK.
  • 2008 Runner-Up, Best Master’s Thesis 2008, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen.
  • 2006 Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation’s Scholarship Grant: 60,000 DKK.
  • Misc. grants: 55,000 DKK.
List of courses
  • Climate Change Politics from Global to Local. Master’s course at Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Autumn 2012 and Summer course 2014. Developed and taught course together with Prof. Jens Hoff.
  • I have developed the following four core courses, which I will be teaching as part of the Master’s program in West Nordic Studies, Governance and Sustainable Management at University of the Faroe Islands.
  • Political sociology of governance and sustainable management in the West Nordic region. From autumn 2015.
  • Science, economics and politics of sustainability, climate, and environment. From autumn 2015.
  • Governance and sustainable management in the Faroe Islands. From autumn 2016.
  • West Nordic geopolitics from a Faroese perspective. From autumn 2016.
  • Green Growth Dialouge - Intensive Summer School, Nuuk, June 2016
  • Green Student-House Project, from Autumn 2016
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