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Anthropology at Aarhus University

Humans are social beings. Anthropology is all about what this means for how we arrange our lives, organize our society and perceive the world around us – everywhere on earth. How are people's worlds different and how do they experience the world differently – across societies or within the same society? And still what is it that we have in common? Read more here

Our degree programmes

In addition to educational programs in Anthropology from bachelor to PhD level, the department of Anthropology also offers a masters-degree in Human Security, supplementary subjects in anthropology and sociology respectively, as well as a one-year masters-degree in health anthropology.     

A strong research environment

The department of Anthropology is among the strongest academic environments in Europe and the department attracts guest-researchers, PhD-students and students from across the world. Our teaching is deeply anchored in our research with particular specializations within globalization and development, innovation and design, medical as well as visual anthropology.

Academic staff

Name Job title Email Phone Building
Løvschal-Nielsen, Pia PhD Student pia.loevschal-nielsen@cas.au.dk +4587162079 4218
Mannov, Adrienne Assistant Professor mannov@cas.au.dk +4593521128 4236, 212
Mattingly, Cheryl Professor au478335@cas.au.dk
Meinert, Lotte Professor lotte.meinert@cas.au.dk +45162118 4236, 115
Mortensen, Sarah-Louise Japhetson PhD Student japhetson.mortensen@cas.au.dk
Nielsen, Christian Axboe Associate Professor christian.a.nielsen@cas.au.dk +4587162241 1461, 625
Nielsen, Sigrid Wibe PhD Student sigridwibe@cas.au.dk
Nielsen, Stine Hauberg Postdoc shn@cas.au.dk
Otto, Ton Professor ton.otto@cas.au.dk +4587162915 4215, 224
Paarup, Bjarke Associate Professor bjarke.paarup@cas.au.dk +4587162158
Pahuus, Katrine Vestergaard PhD Student kpa@cas.au.dk
Pedersen, Anna Frohn Postdoc anna.frohn.pedersen@cas.au.dk +4528345741
Poulsen, Christian Skjøtt Student Teacher
Ramsbøl, Anne Toft PhD Student atr@cas.au.dk
Rasmussen, Amanda Møller amamolras@cas.au.dk
Rasmussen, Gitte Vandborg PhD Student gvr@cas.au.dk 4205, 229
Roepstorff, Andreas Head of Department andreas.roepstorff@cas.au.dk +4526362772 1467, 430
Rytter, Mikkel Professor mikkel.rytter@cas.au.dk +4587162126 4235, 230
Sandbye, Clara Rosa PhD Student clasa@cas.au.dk
Schlütter, Mette Mørup Postdoc mms@ph.au.dk
Schneidermann, Nanna Associate Professor nanna.s@cas.au.dk
Schütt, Morten etnoms@cas.au.dk 4231, 2.51
Seeberg, Jens Professor jseeberg@cas.au.dk +4587162117 4215, 230
Selmer, Bodil Associate Professor bodil.selmer@cas.au.dk +4587162115 4236, 113
Shakya, Mallika
Skaanes, Thea PhD Student thea.skaanes@cas.au.dk +4587162562
Smith, Aja Research Assistant aja@cas.au.dk
Suhr, Christian Professor suhr@cas.au.dk +4531600031
Swanson, Heather Anne Professor ikshswanson@cas.au.dk +4587162954 4236, 112
Sørensen, Johanne Korsdal External Relations Manager jks@cas.au.dk +4521301787 4235, 134
Tarpgaard, Johanne Methmann PhD Student tarpgaard@cas.au.dk
Tashiro, Shuhei PhD Student shutash@cas.au.dk
Terkelsen, Katrine Duus PhD Student katrine.duus@cas.au.dk +4528777912 4231, 211
Thomsen, Sofie Maj PhD-student smthomsen@cas.au.dk
Thygaard-Nielsen, Trine My PhD Student thygaard@cas.au.dk 4205, 229
Tsing, Anna Professor au249039@cas.au.dk
Tørring, Marie Louise Associate professor, research programme director mlt@cas.au.dk +4587162089 4235, 226
Upadhyay, Rashmi Postdoc raup@cas.au.dk
Vaisman, Noa Associate Professor noa.vaisman@cas.au.dk +4550357038 4235, 224
Venhovens, Mikel Johannes Hubertus Postdoc mjh.venhovens@cas.au.dk 4235, 130
Vium, Christian Associate Professor cvium@cas.au.dk +4529802639 4215, 220
Vohnsen, Nina Holm Associate Professor nina.vohnsen@cas.au.dk +4587162113 4236, 211
Wainman, Nicholas Rowland PhD-student nicholas.wainman@cas.au.dk
Warner, Cameron Associate Professor etncw@cas.au.dk +4587162667 4236, 116
Wilms, Sofie Kønig Research Assistant skw@cas.au.dk +4528552299 4235, 238
Yadav, Deepak
Zheng, Yayi Visiting Researcher yyz@cas.au.dk
Zhu, Wei PhD Student wzhu@cas.au.dk

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