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Thor Grünbaum

Thor Grünbaum

Associate professor, deputy head of department

Education

  • BA, Cand.Mag. University of Copenhagen
  • 2006: PhD in Philosophy, University of Copenhagen (supervisor: Dan Zahavi, committee: Bill Brewer, Finn Collin, Søren Harnow Klausen)

Employment

  • 2006-2007: Postdoctoral research fellow, Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge (postdoctoral supervisor: Jane Heal) (12 months)
  • 2007-2009: Postdoctoral research fellow, Danish National Research Foundation: Center for Subjectivity Research & Philosophy Section, MEF, University of Copenhagen
  • 2009 to 2013: Assistant Professor, Philosophy Section, Department of Media, Cognition, and Communication (MEF), University of Copenhagen
  • 2013 to present: Associate Professor, Philosophy Section, Department of Media, Cognition, and Communication (MEF), University of Copenhagen

Research Grants

  • 2006: Carlsberg Clare Hall Fellowship (DKr. 204.727). Project:"Feelings for Fictions"
  • 2007: Carlsberg two-years postdoctoral research grant (DKr. 950.360). Project: "Minimal selv-bevidsthed, bevidsthedsindhold og rationalitet" (grant is not accepted because of more attractive job-offer)
  • 2010-2013: FKK three-year grant for collaborative research project with Associate Professor in Psychology Søren Kyllingsbæk (DKr. 7.700.000):“Intentional action, attention to objects, and working memory”
  • 2012-2015: FKK three-year grant for collaborative research project with Professor Morten Overgaard (Aarhus University) and Ass. Professor Mark Schram Christensen (University of Copenhagen) (DKr. 6.254.816): "Phenomenal consciousness and motor control"
  • DFF 2016-2020: PI on collaborative research project (DKr. 5,670,757): "Intention, Selection, and Agency" (with Professor of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Søren Kyllingsbæk)

Research stays

  • 2004-2005: University of Warwick, Department of Philosophy (host: Professor Naomi Eilan, part of AHRB Research Project on Consciousness and Self-Consciousness)
  • Oct-Nov 2008: University of Edinburgh (Host: Professor Andy Clark, part of ESF funded research project CNCC)
  • May 2011: Aarhus University, Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit (Host: Professor Morten Overgaard, part of FKK-project "Intentional action, attention to objects, and working memory")
  • May 2012: Ruhr-University Bochum, Fellow at Centre for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution (Host: Professor Albert Newen)
  • August 2012-July 2013: University of London, Institute of Philosophy (Host: Professor Barry C. Smith)
  • November 2013: Aarhus University, Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit (Host: Professor Morten Overgaard, part of FKK-project "Phenomenal Consciousness and Cognitive Motor Control")

Knowledge of languages

Languages:

  • Spoken: Danish, English, French
  • Written: Danish, English
  • Read: Danish, English, French, German

Education

PhD

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