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I am an Assistant Professor and researcher at Centre of Pedagogy, University College Absalon, Denmark. I am part of the "Movement, Creativity and Aesthetics in Pedagogical Work" research program and a guest lecturer at The Danish National School of Performing Arts. In my research, I draw on my professional background in dance as an art form, and I am particularly interested in embodiment, creativity, and play. In my PhD dissertation (2024) from the Danish School of Education/AU and VIA, I’ve explored dance and movement practices at the Danish Bachelor’s Program in Social Education (pædagoguddannelsen in Danish) and what it means to be playful with one’s body – understanding playing and dancing as essential in the social educator’s relational work.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Playful Movements in a Choreographic Perspective: Design-based Research on Dance and Movement Practices in Social Education, Aarhus University

1 Apr 202020 Jun 2024

Award Date: 20 Jun 2024

Philosophy, MA, University of Copenhagen

1 Sept 201428 Oct 2016

Award Date: 28 Oct 2016

Philosophy, BA, University of Copenhagen

1 Sept 201116 Jan 2024

Award Date: 16 Jan 2014

Dance and Choreography, BA, Den Danske Scenekunstskole

1 Sept 199530 Jun 1999

Award Date: 30 Jun 1999


Ph.d.-stipendiat, Aarhus University

1 Apr 202020 Jun 2024

Ph.d.-stipendiat, VIA University College

1 Apr 202020 Jun 2024

Undervisningsassistent, University of Southern Denmark

1 Sept 201731 Mar 2020


  • play
  • movement


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