Christa Lykke Christensen

Christa Lykke Christensen

Associate Professor

Education

1997 PhD, Scandinavian Languages and Literature, Aarhus University

1982 Cand. Phil., Scandinavian Languages and Literature, Aarhus University

 

Positions

2003-: Associate professor, Film and Media Studies at Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen

2000-03: Assistant professor, Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen

1999-00: Film Consultant, Danish Broadcasting Corporation/DR

1998-99: Postdoc, Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen

1996-98: Research Assistant, Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen

1994-95: External lecturer, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen

1994-95: External lecturer, Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen

1994-95: Temporary teacher, College Blågaard, Copenhagen

1988-92: PhD student, Center for Cultural Research, Aarhus University

1987-88: Temporary teacher, Business College, Randers

1984-86: Research fellow, Scandinavian Languages and Literature, Aarhus University

1982-84: Teahing assistant, Scandinavian Languages and Literature, Aarhus University

 

 

Management experiences

2009-13: Head of Section of Film & Media Studies, Dept. of Media, Cognition, and Communication, University of Copenhagen

2012-13: PhD co-ordinator, Dept. of Media, Cognition, and Communication, University of Copenhagen

2012- : International co-ordinator, Dept. of Media, Cognition, and Communication, University of Copenhagen.

2013-14: Member of the Departmental Council, Dept. of Media, Cognition, and Communication, University of Copenhagen.

 

Grants and Research administration

2013-17: Head of research project: Ageing and old age in the media and elderly people’s media use, (grant 6,5 mill. DKr., financed by The Velux Foundation)

2013-17:Head of research project: Living with Statins - High Cholesterol Values in the Blood – a cross-disciplinary project funded by the Copenhagen University 2016 Excellency Program (grant 20 mill. DKr, co-writer of application and head of project 2015-2016)

2015-2017: Head of research priority area (with Trine Øland), Children, Media and Culture, Dept. of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen

2007-09: Head of the research project: Re-Thinking the Role of the Expert, Temapakke 4 on Science, Ethics and Communication, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

2005-09: Head of the research priority area: Science Communication and the Public – experts and expertise, Dept. of Media, Cognition, and Communication, University of Copenhagen

2007, 2010 and 2011: Member of the Ph.D.-Committee, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

1997-2000: Head of Nordic research network on Children, Youth and Media, the Danish delegation, NorFa, Oslo University, Norway

 

Participation in Danish, Scandinavian and international research projects made possible by external grants

2015-18: COST-network: The Digital Literacy and Multimodal Practices of Young Children, EU. Member of management committee.

2013-17: Ageing and old age in the media and elderly people’s media use, Head of research, financed by The Velux Foundation (grant 6,5 mill. DKr).

2013-17: Living with Statins - High Cholesterol Values in the Blood – a cross-disciplinary project funded by the Copenhagen University 2016 Excellency Program (grant 20 mill. DKr, co-writer of application, PI 2015-2016).

2006-09: ’The Good Life’ – lifestyle programmes on Danish TV [Television Entertainment – Cross Mediality and Knowledge (co-applicant)], financed by the Danish Research Council for Culture and Communication; Head of research: associate professor, Kirsten Frandsen, University of Aarhus.

2005-08: Humour in Contemporary Media [High Tension Aesthetics. Media and Ethics in Contemporary Culture (co-applicant)], financed by the Danish Research Council for Culture and Communication; Head of research: professor Anne Jerslev, University of Copenhagen.

2003-04: Danish Youth Television 1955-2000, financed by The Danish Research Council for Strategic Research, Denmark (applicant).

1988-91: Fashion, Body, and the Media, financed by The Danish National Research Council for the Humanities, Denmark (applicant).

1997-00: Children, Youth and Media, financed by Nordic Research Network, NorFa (co-applicant).

1998-00: Danish Children’s Television 1951-2000, [Center for Youth Media; Head of research: Professor Kirsten Drotner] financed by The National Research Council for the Humanities, Denmark.

 

International relations

International co-ordinator at the Section of Film, Media and Communication, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen

Participation in numerous international conferences and seminars, guest lectures at universities in Denmark and abroad.

Participation in numerous assessment commitees for tenured positions in Denmark and Scandinavia; participation in a range of PhD committees in Denmark and Scandinavia. Participation in a range of international networks and organizations for film and media studies

Peer-reviewer for Nordic, Danish and international journals

 

PhD supervision

Ancuta Gabriela Tarta, University of Copenhagen (graduated 2014)

Thilde Emilie Møller, University of Copenhagen (graduated 2017)

Kasper Bering Liisberg, University of Copenhagen (submission 2018)

 

 

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