Torben Bechmann Jensen

Torben Bechmann Jensen

Head of studies

Born:

19.th. of February 1962 (Viby, Aarhus, Denmark)

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. (Univ. of Copenhagen, 2000)
  • Cand. Psych. (Univ. of Copenhagen, 1992)

 

Current position:

2004-

Associate Professor at University of Copenhagen

 

Previous positions:

2001-2004

Assistent Professor at University of Copenhagen

2001-2004

Researchpartner in the Researchproject: YOYO - Participation and Transition of Youth - from education to labourmarket. Psychological Institute, Univ. of Copenhagen.

2000-2001

Vice Director of Kirkens Korshærs Ungdomscenter (CounsellingCenter of Young Drugabusers)

1999-2000

Amanuensis at University of Copenhagen, Psychological Institute.

1997-1999

Researcher for The Ministry of Social Affairs.

1995-1998

Responsible for the Researchproject" From Knowledge to action" ("Fra Viden til handlingsændring") Ph.D. Project Funded by Kræftens Bekæmpelse.

1993-1995

Leader of PAF, Counsellingcenter for males in prostitution.

1992-1998

External lecturer University of Copenhagen, Psych. Departm.

 

Administration and evaluation experience

Coordinator of The Research Group CATS (Center of Applied and Theoretical Social Psychology) (2014-)

Evaluator/Censor for the University Educations in Psychology In Denmark (2007-)

Member of the Board of Censorship for the University Educations in Psychology In Denmark (2011-2013)

Evaluator/Censor for the Public Health Educations in Denmark (2013-)

Member of the Editorial Board of “Nordiske Udkast” (Roskilde University) 1992-)

Member of Editorial Board for “Journal of Critical Social Science”, (University of Copenhagen) (1999-2007)

Member of editorial Board for Studies in “Comparative Social Pedagogies and International Social Work and Social Policy/ Studien zur Vergleichenden Sozialpaedagogik und Internationalen Sozialarbeit und Sozialpolitik”. German Salzwasser Verlag, Bremen. (2012-)

Member of editorial Board for “The Sociology of Youth Studies”, Wiener Verlag für Sozialforschung, Vienna, Austria. (2013-)

Member of the Advisory Board for “Værket” (The Network) A project funded by Velux Foundation to combat loneliness among grownups 30-60+. By the Princess Mary Foundation/Danish Red Cross (2015-)

Member of the Advisory Board for GOETE: “Governance of Educational Trajectories in Europe”, FP7 research Project (2010-2013)

Supervisor for “The Youth-Friendly Hospital, an evaluation”. (2012-2013, (Rigshospitalet, Cph.))

Supervisor for Cand. Psych. Alexandra Holmboe In the Project Inclusion In Public Scholl, Municipality of Slagelse, Denmark (2012-2013)

Evaluator for the programmes: SSH (Social Science and Humanities) og Marie (Scklodowska Curie Eco/Soc ) 7.th Framework since 2008 (Since 2014 named Horizon 2020).

Evaluator of applications for academic positions (PhD scholarships, postdocs, associate professorships) At University of Copenhagen, University of Aarhus, University of Roskilde etc.:  (2006-)

Ad-hoc reviewer for The Velux Foundation, TRYG Foundation, The Research Foundation of the Farao Islands, The Journals: Nordiske Udkast (Denmark/Skandinavia, Syddansk Universitetsforlag), Outlines, Journal of Critical Social Studies (Denmark, Syddansk Universitetsforlag), Sociologisk tidsskrift (Norway, Universitetsforlaget), Young (Scandinavia, Sage), International Journal of Qualitative studies in Education (QSE, London) and Publishers:  Reitzel, Copenhagen. German Salzwasser Verlag, Bremen., Wiener Verlag für Sozialforschung, Vienna.

Knowledge of languages

Danish, Swedish, Norvegian, English

Education

ph.d

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