Karen Borgnakke

Karen Borgnakke


Primary fields of research

Ethnographic education and learning research

Modernization, professionalization and educational development

Gender and education

Research methodology

Current research

Exploring the scholastic, professional and academic learning context

Ethnographic studies on organisational and pedagogical innovation

Research strategies to illuminate educational practices through empirical methodologies

Director of the research group Ethnographic Learning Contexts.

Participate currently as coordinator in the ECER network 19 Ethnography and as regional editor, Ethnography and Education, Routledge, Taylor & Francis group.



Supervise PhD students and teach master students at The Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Section Education

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Evalueringens spændingsfelter - udfordringer anno 2020

    Borgnakke, Karen, Mar 2020, In: Kvan - et tidsskrift for læreruddannelsen og folkeskolen. 116, p. 97-107 8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  2. Published

    Ethnographic methods for researching online learning and e-pedagogy

    Borgnakke, Karen, Jul 2019, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Noblit, G. (ed.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  3. Published


    Borgnakke, Karen & Hillyard, S., Sep 2019, SAGE Research Methods Foundations. Atkinson, P., Delamont, S., Cernat, A., Sakshaug, J. W. & Williams, R. A. (eds.). SAGE Publications

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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