Inge Kryger Pedersen

Inge Kryger Pedersen

Associate Professor

Date and place of birth: September 16th, 1958, Denmark

Nationality: Danish

Academic education
1998: PhD in Sociology (UC grant 1994-97), Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen
1992: Master of Cultural Sociology (MA (Honours)), Institute of Cultural Sociology, Univ. of Cph.
1987: Bachelor, Physical Education, Institute of Sports Science, Univ. of Cph.
1983: Bachelor, Cultural Sociology, Institute of Cultural Sociology, Univ. of Cph.

Employment
2002 ->  Associate Professor, Dept. of Soc./Dept. of Public Health, Univ. of Cph.
1999-2002  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Soc./Dept. of Public Health, Univ. of Cph.
1999  External secretary, The Danish Ministry of Culture (Doping in Denmark – a White Book)
1998-99 Course convenor in Sociology, Dept. of Public Health, Univ. of Cph.
1998-99  Research Fellow/Post doc, Institute of Sports Science, Univ. of Cph.
1997-98 Part-time lecturer in Sociology, Institute of Political Science, Univ. of Cph.
1997  Research assistant, Dept. of Soc., Univ. of Cph.
1997  Part-time lecturer in Sociological Methods, Institute of Sports Science, Univ. of Southern Denmark
1994-97  PhD student, Dept. of Soc., Univ. of Cph.
1992-94  Teaching assistant in Sociology and History of Sport, Institute of Sports Science, Univ. of Cph.
1993 Teaching assistant in Qualitative Methods, Institute of Political Science, Univ. of Cph.
1987-88  Teaching assistant, Roskilde University
1984-86  Student research assistant, Institute of Cultural sociology, Univ. of Cph.

Research areas
Social Theory, Sociology of Health, Knowledge, Expertise, Medical technologies, Everyday life culture
Main research focus: on health and social changes in health-related lay and expertise knowledge.

Research supervisor
I have supervised 11 PhD students who have achieved their PhD degree and 2 assistant professors, now associate professors.

Research grants and scholarships
2016-20  The Danish Council for Independent Research / Social Sciences (collective research project)

2014-16  UCPH, Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research (University of Cph.’s 2016 Funds)
2009-14  The Danish Council for Independent Research / Social Sciences (P.I.)
2009  Aase and Ejner Danielsens’ Foundation (P.I.)
2006-09  The Knowledge and Research Centre for Alternative Medicine in Denmark (ViFAB) (P.I. for subproject)
2005 San Cataldo Scholarship
2001-04  The Research Council for Sports Sciences, Danish Ministry of Culture (P.I.)
2001  The Danish Council for Independent Research / Social Sciences (Visiting Scholarship)
1998-99 Post Doc. Scholarship, Team Denmark’s Research Committee
1994-97 PhD Scholarship, Univ. of Cph.
1993  The Research Council of Sports Sciences (International conference)

Research management
2015 -> Research Group Co-Coordinator: Knowledge, Organisation & Politics, Dept. of Soc., Univ. of Cph.
2013-2015 Research Group Coordinator: Knowledge, Uncertainty & Trust, Dept. of Soc., Univ. of Cph.
2012 -> Member and co-promoter of the Center for the Sociological Study of Science, Expertise & Society (CEVES), Dept. of Soc., Univ. of Cph.
2001 -> P.I. for research groups and sub-groups.

Research Fellowships

2016       Research Fellow, Dept. of Sociology, Manchester University, UK (3 months)

2012-13  Research Fellow, Dept. of Sociology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (4.5 months)
2000-01  Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, USA (7 months)
1996-97  Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, USA (6 months)

Teaching areas
General sociology, social theory, sociology of health, sociology of the body, methods and methodology

Courses in teaching and learning at university level
2013  The Univ. of Cph. course for principal PhD supervisors, Faculty of Soc. Sc.
2010 ‘Øvelser til at aktivere de studerende i forelæsninger’, The Teaching and Learning Unit of Social Sciences, Univ. of Cph.
2010 ‘Modes of the Writing Process’, The Teaching and Learning Unit of Social Sciences, Univ. of Cph.
2006 ’Stemmetræning’, The Teaching and Learning Unit of Social Sciences, Univ. of Cph.
2003 ’Power Point Pædagogik’, The Teaching and Learning Unit of Social Sciences, Univ. of Cph.
2001 ’Læreren i rollen som vejleder af projektgrupper’, Dept. of Public Health, Univ. of Cph.
1999 ’Lärarkurs för Samhällsvetare’, Universitetspedagogiskt Centrum, University of Lund, Sweden
1995 ‘Kursus i Universitetspædagogik’, Dept. of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Rhetoric, Institute of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Rhetoric, Univ. of Cph.

Administration and management of education

2000 -> Member of the Study Board, Dept. of Public Health, Univ. of Cph.

1999 -> External examiner at national universities

1998 -> Course convenor, Sociology, the BA & MA’s progr. at Dept. of Public Health, Univ. of Cph.

2005-15 Vice-director of the Study Board, Dept. of Public Health, Univ. of Cph.

2002-06 Member of the PhD Study Board, Dept. of Soc., Univ. of Cph.

Other Languages
English: Good reading, writing as well as verbal skills
German, French, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Norwegian: Good understanding and reading; basic verbal skills

Membership of boards, councils, editor of research journals etc. (selected)
2017 ->     Chairperson (2017-18) and member of The Faculty of social Sciences Research Ethics Committee

2012 ->  Co-Editor, Sociology Series, Hans Reitzel Publishers
1999 ->  Peer reviewer, national and international journals, i.e. Social Science & Medicine, Social Theory of Health (most recently at Social Science & Medicine, August 2015)
2006 -> Chair of 7 PhD assessment committees, a member of several PhD, assistant, and associate professor assessment committees. 
2006-15  Peer reviewer for European Research Council; European Science Foundation; GACR: Czech Science Foundation; The Danish Council for Independent Research / Social Sciences
2007-11  Section Editor, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
2004-11  Co-Editor of The Danish Dictionary of Sociology (Sociologisk Leksikon), Hans Reitzel Publishers
2004-08  Vice-President, Research Council for Sports Sciences, Danish Ministry of Culture
2001-07  Peer Reviewer, Norwegian Research Council
1999-2005  Member of Editorial Committee, Dansk Sociologi (Journal of Danish Sociology)
2003  External evaluator of Anti Doping Denmark, Danish Ministry of Culture
1999-2002  Member of Team Denmark’s Research Committee

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