Mette Mortensen

Mette Mortensen

Associate Professor

Employment

2015          Senior visiting fellow, London school of Economics (May/June and November/December).

2013-        Associate Professor, Department of Media, Communication and Cognition, University of Copenhagen (UCPH).

2012-2013 Post.doc. in project co-financed Danish Research Council and Department of Media, Communication and Cognition, UCPH, The Mediatization of Culture. The Challenge of New Media,PI Professor Stig Hjarvard.

2008-2012  Post.doc. (incl. maternity leave), individual Danish Research Council project Visual Warfare in the Age of Globalization and Digitalization, Department of Media, Communication and Cognition, UCPH.

2007           Lecturer at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, UCPH.

2007            6-mths Post.Doc. in Danish Research Council project High-tension Aesthetics. Ethics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Media, PI Professor Anne Jerslev, Department of Media, Communication and Cognition, UCPH.

2001-2006  Danish Research Council-funded PhD Scholar, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, UCPH (including maternity leave and work reduced hours).

2003                   Curator of exhibition Geometry of the Face, National Museum of Photography, CPH.

2001-2003   Critic at the daily Information.

 

Periods of Leave and Part-time Employment

2008-2009 12 months maternity leave.

2004-2005 Work reduced hours.

2003-2004 13 months maternity leave.

 

Education

2012       Teacher training programme, UCPH.

2006        PhD Arts and Cultural Studies, UCPH

1999                   MA Comparative Literature, University of Aarhus (including internship at MoMA, NY; studies at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art/NYU, New York; Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich).

 

Management, administration etc.

2018-          PhD-coordinator, section of Film, Media and Communication.  

2015-2018   Educational coordinator, BA and MA programmes in Film and Media Studies, UCPH.

2013-2014  Study board representative and sub-representative.

2014-           External examiner Aarhus University.

 

Supervision

2015-       Pedagogical supervision for assistent professors.

2013-       PhD-students

2002-       BA and MA students

 

Selected Funded Research

2018-2021   Advisory board Beyond the Here and Now of News, PI Chris Peters

2017-2021   Principal investigator, Images of Conflicts, Conflicting Images, research group, funded by the Velux Foundation.

2017-2019   PI, Media and Fear, collaboration with Professor Annette Hill, University of Lund, Einar Hansens Forskningsfond. 

2016-2020   Member of research project, Face of Terror, PI Professor Anne Gjelsvik, NTNU, Trondheim, Norwegian Research Council.

2012-2015   Member of research project Meaning Across Media. Cross-media Communication and Co-creation, PI Associate Professor Kjetil Sandvik, Department of Media, Communication and Cognition, UCPH, Danish Research Council.

2012            Support from New Carlsberg Foundation, Landsdommer V. Gieses Legat, Lillian og Dan Finks Fond, Novo Nordisk Foundation for the publication of the research monograph Kampen om ansigtet. Fotografi og identifikation (Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press).     

2011-2015     Member of research project, The Mediatization of Culture. The Challenge of New Media,PI Professor Stig Hjarvard, UCPH, Danish Research Council

2010-2014     Co-applicant, Face Value, PI Professor Anne Gjelsvik (NTNU, Norway), subsidized by NOH-HS.

2008-2011      Member of research priority area, The Mediatization of Culture, PI Professor Stig Hjarvard, Department of Media, Communication and Cognition UCPH.

2008-2012    Individually Awarded post. doc. project, Visual Warfare in the Age of Globalization and Digitalization, Danish Research Council.

2006-2008   Member of research project High-tension Aesthetics. Ethics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Media, PI Professor Anne Jerslev, Department of Media, Communication and Cognition, UCPH, Danish Research Council.

2001-2006    Individually awarded PhD project, Facial Politics. Photography and Identification, Danish Research Council.               

Editorial Experience

2018-      Editorial board Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies

2018        Editorial board Media, War & Conflict (Sage Journals). 

2016-       Member of International Committee, China Film Press: "Nordic Cinema and Cultural Studies Series"

2016-       Consultant editor, Routledge Encyclopaedia of Citizen Media.

2013-       Editor of Northern Lights. Film & Media Studies Yearbook (Intellect Press).

2011-       Editor of special issues: Convergence. The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies (with Stine Lomborg 2017), Media, Culture & Society (with Bolette Blaagaard and Christina Neumayer 2017), Javnost – the Public (with Hans-Jörg Trenz 2016), Northern Lights.Yearbook of Film and Media Studies (with Eva Novrup Redvall 2011, with Gunhild Agger 2016) and MedieKultur. Journal of Media and Communication Research (with Anne Jerslev and Line Nybro Petersen 2011). 

2010-2012   Editor of MedieKulturJournal of Media and Communication Research.

2008-          Reviewer for: National Science Center Poland; Belgian Research Center; and International Communication Association. Reviewer for the following journals: Journalism Studies;  Journalism: Theory, Practice and Critique; New Media and SocietyJournalism and Mass Communication; Popular CommunicationThe International Journal of Media and CultureInformation, Communication & Society; JOMEC JournalCulture Unbound. Journal of Current Cultural Research; Journal of Aesthetics and Culture; Journalism Practice,and others.

 

 

 

Education

MA, PhD

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