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Personal profile


I am Associate Dean for Education at the Department of Communication and Arts at Roskilde University. I am also co-editor of the peer reviewed political philosophy journal Res Publica and member of the board of the Danish Institute of Human Rights.

Research keywords

Political philosophy

Primary research areas

Multiculturalism, nationalism, immigration, freedom of speech, toleration, policies of recognition, secularism, freedom of religion

Current research

Freedom of religion, multiculturalism


Political philosophy, applied ethics, normative ethics, meta-ethics



Associate Dean for Education since May 2020.

Member of the board of the Danish Institute for Human Rights since January 2017.

Deputy head of department at the Department of Communication and Arts, Roskilde University, since April 2016.

Associate professor in practical philosophy at the Philosophy and Science Studies section, Roskilde University, from February 2010. Member of Research Group for Criminal Justice Ethics.

Co-editor (with Clare Chambers) of Res Publica - A Journal of Moral, Legal and Social Philosophy

Content link to Res Publica



Head of Philosophy and Science Studies, Roskilde University, from January 2012 to March 2016.

Research associate professor at the Centre for the Study of Equality and Multiculturalism, University of Copenhagen, February 2010 - December 2011, on the European Seventh Framework Program research project RESPECT - Towards a "Topography" of Tolerance and Equal Respect.

Assistant professor in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen February 2008 - January 2010, co-funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and the Department for Media, Cognition and Communication.

Postdoc at the Centre for the Study of Equality and Multiculturalism, University of Copenhagen, funded by the Carlsberg Foundation, 2007-2008.

Awarded the Ph.d. degree november 2006.

Ph.d. student in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, 2003-2006. Supervisor: Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen.

Teaching in philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, 2000 - 2003.

MA in philosophy from the University of Copenhagen, summer 2000.



  • Philosophy, History of ideas, Religion. Theology
  • Political philosophy
  • Religion and politics
  • Secularism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Nationalism
  • Toleration
  • Recognition
  • Immigration
  • Free speech
  • Citizenship
  • Cultural encounters, Multi-culturalism
  • migration and integration
  • Law, Ethics
  • Justice
  • Legal philosophy
  • Freedom of speech
  • Economics, Politics
  • politics of identity
  • Political Theory

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