Notes on Contributors

In: The Creative University
Editors: Birthe Lund and Sonja Arndt
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Notes on Contributors


Sonja Arndt, Ph.D.,

Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. She works in the Centre for Global Studies and the Early Years Research Centre at that University, where her research intersects initial teacher education and philosophy of/in education.

Birthe Lund, Ph.D.,

Associate Professor in the Department of Learning and Philosophy at Aalborg University, Denmark. Her research focuses on design and evaluation of creative and innovative learning processes in education, as well as on philosophy of education.


Farshad Badie, Ph.D.,

is a researcher at the Center for Computer-mediated Epistemology at Aalborg University, Denmark. He holds a Ph.D. in Human-Centred Communication and Informations and an MSc in Software IT and Computer Science. His research interests lie in the fields of formal and philosophical logic, semantics, knowledge representation, and dialogue analysis.

Anders Buch, Ph.D.,

is Professor at Aalborg University Copenhagen, Department of Learning and Philosophy. With Theodore Schatzki he has recently edited the volume Questions of Practice in Philosophy and Social Theory (Routledge, 2018). He is editor-in-chief of Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies.

Rikke Platz Cortsen, Ph.D.,

is Danish lecturer at University of Texas, Austin where she teaches Danish language and culture. She researches space and place in comics in the Nordic countries. Her latest peer reviewed publication (done as comics) is “Aesthetics of Black Metal in Nordic Comics” in Danish Musicology Online vol. 8 2016–2017.

Susanne Dau, Ph.D., MLP, RN,

Associate Professor (Docent) and Head of the Research Program “Professional Development & Educational Research,” Department of R&D, University College of Northern Denmark (UCN). Susanne conducts educational research within digital and blended learning, knowledge development, creativity and professionalism, using narrative and mixed methods.

Bente Elkjaer, Ph.D.,

holds a chair within learning theory with special focus upon learning in organizations and working life at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University. She researches at the ‘crossroads’ between educational and organisational research, and the way enterprises and people ‘produce’, learn and share knowledge.

Petar Jandrić, Ph.D.,

Professor and Director of BSc (Informatics) programme at the University of Applied Sciences in Zagreb (Croatia) and visiting Associate Professor at the University of Zagreb (Croatia). His research interests are focused on the intersections between critical pedagogy and information and communication technologies.

Joakim Juhl, Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor, Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark. Coordinator for the Techno-Anthropology BA and MA programs. Juhl is a junior council member of the Science and Democracy Network and his research focuses on the normative foundations of technological innovation and its relation to social expectations of science.

Bengt-Åke Lundvall, Pol.Mag,

is Professor Emeritus at Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University. His research is related to innovation systems and learning economies. He has published more than 200 publications (see His book The Learning Economy and the Economics of Hope (2016, Anthem) brings together major research contributions since 1985.

Tine Lynfort Jensen, cand.mag.,

Associate Professor at University of Southern Denmark, works with teaching and research within the fields of entrepreneurship education and innovative learning processes in higher education. She has a special interest in students’ individual and team-based competences in relation to creative processes.

Niels Christian Mossfeldt Nickelsen, Ph.D.,

is a trained clinical psychologist and an associate professor in leadership and learning at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University. He researches on the practical effects of innovation for professional discretion, relations and tasks. His most read book is Innovationspsykologi (ed. with Mads Bendixen)

Anne Mette W. Nielsen, Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor, Department of Learning and Philosophy, Aalborg University Copenhagen. Research interests include young people’s participation and agency in education, community projects and cultural institutions. She’s currently engaged in a project about children and young people on the edge of society and their participation in formal and informal arenas.

Michael A. Peters, Ph.D.,

is Distinguished Professor at Beijing Normal University and Emeritus Professor, the University of Illinois (Urbana Champaign). He works in the philosophy of education and political economy of knowledge and edits the SSCI journal Educational Philosophy and Theory.

Anna Wach, Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor, Department of Education and Personnel Development. Poznań University of Economics and Business. Poland. Her research interest concerns teaching and learning in HE, and academic development. She is a leader of a few programs in this area.