Curriculum Vitae: Henrik Kragh Sørensen

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Academic positions

  • Professor (with special responsibilities) in history and philosophy of science, Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen since 2016.
  • Associate professor in history of mathematics, Centre for Science Studies, University of Aarhus, 2008-2016.
  • Post-doc positions in Utrecht (NL), Kristiansand (NO) and Aarhus.
  • PhD 2002, MSc 1999.

Academic management

  • Head of Section for History and Philosophy of Science, Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen since 2016.
  • Head of the Research Group in Science Studies, Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen since 2016.
  • Book review editor (books not in English) for Historia Mathematica since 2015.
  • Deputy head of department, Department of Science Studies, University of Aarhus, 2010-2011, deputy head of center, Centre for Science Studies, 2013-2014.
  • Treasurer of the ICHM: International Commission on the History of Mathematics since 2010.
  • Head of Teaching Committee, Department of Science Studies, University of Aarhus from 2006 to 2009.

Awards

  • My article What's Abelian about abelian groups? was one of the ten most read articles published by Taylor & Francis History of Science journals in 2013.
  • Awarded the Montucla Prize from the International Commission on the History of Mathematics, 2009.

Research visits

  • School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, January 2014.
  • Interdisciplinary Center for Science Studies, University of Wuppertal, Germany during March 2013.
  • Forum for University History, University of Oslo, Norway from September to December 2009.

Teaching

  • Taught numerous graduate courses in History of Mathematics since 2001, including Introduction to History of Mathematics since 2010.
  • Taught undergraduate course in Philosophy of Mathematics since 2005 and similar course in Philosophy of Computer Science 2006-2011.
  • Contributed to courses in history of science and philosophy of science.

Popular communication

  • Multiple publications aimed at the interested public (see list of publications, link above).
  • Lecturer at the Aarhus Open University since 2011.
  • Appearances on Danish radio programmes and Norwegian television.