Curriculum Vitae

Education:

Cand. Scient. Soc. (Sociology), Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen), anno 2013-2016.

BSc. Hons. Sociology, University of Portsmouth, anno 2010-2013.

STX. Studenter eksamen, Køge Gymnasium, anno 2006-2009. Linje fag; Samf A, Engelsk A, Matematik B. (US; High-school exam majoring in Social Studies, Enlgish and Math).

Relevant Work Experience:

Part Time Carer at Bostedet Strandlodsvej 37 (2019-)

  • Caring for individuals with Autism.
  • Honing pedagogical skills by using them in work.
  • Handling quality of life improvement.
  • Teaching and assisting in life skills; healthy eating, personal hygiene, cleaning etc.

Independent researcher and lecturer (tattoologia.com) 2019- (current employment)

  • Hold lectures and seminars on tattoos, culture and identity.
  • Provide guidance and assistance for individuals with their tattoo journeys.
  • Working on independant research regarding embodied identity, tattoos and Stigma.
  • (for more info see the services for hire page on this website)

Research Assistant Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Dermatology, the Tattoo Clinic  2018-2019

  • Gathering Data and writing up reports.
  • Research reading and litterature search/gathering
  • Participating in patient consultations and assisting with sociological knowledge
  • Archiving journal articles etc.
  • Applying for research funding and sending in manuscripts to peer reviewed journals
  • Working on the campaign “Tattoos  – Think before you dare/Tatoveringer – tænk før du tør”, and planning presentations for highschools and colleges
  • Guidance and counselling of individuals with tattoo dilemmas and problems.

Assistant for Erika Stanley, famous American tattoo artist, now working in both LA and Copenhagen. 2017-

  • I help out with odd-jobs at the tattoo studio in Copenhagen.
  • I help out with client contact and guidance.
  • I help out with studio promotion.
  • I help out with preparations for art exhibitions in the studios gallery.
  • I help out prepare for and host events at the studio.

Mediazink.com; As a Sociologist/Tattoo Expert and Headwriter 2016-2018.

  • Runs a blog called Tattoo-Logia about all things tattoos.
  • Writes reviews of artists and conventions, as well as many other articles.
  • Puts a sociological spin, on what goes on in the world of tattoos and body-art
  • Helps out with running conventions, (50 Shades of INK, Denmark and Sweden).
  • Interviews people of interest.

Assistant teacher, University of Copenhagen, Institute of Sociology;  2014 – 2015

  • Planning seminars lessons.
  • Exam preparations.
  • Sparring with the students on topics.

Student Assistent, University of Copenhagen, The Faculty of Social Science;  2014 – 2014.

  • Janitor Duties.
  • Assistance with preparing syllabus for different courses.
  • Freelance assistant for researchers in their work, transcriptions among other things.

Volunteer Work:

Volunteer Teacher in Cultural Understanding at AFS (2019)

  • Using sociological skills and knowledge, to teach youths about diversity and culture.
  • Combating discrimination and stigmatisation through teaching and learning.
  • Honing teaching and pedagogical skills.

Voluntary assistant, Z Tattoo Magazine, February 2016 – June 2016.

  • Wrote several articles and was published in 6 issues of the magazine.
  • Took care of odd jobs in my spare time.
  • Did telephone, email and face to face interviews with people of interest.

Mentor for foreign students, at the sociological institute, University of Copenhagen, Dec 2013 – June 2014;

  • Helped the students with bureaucratic troubles.
  • Made sure they felt at home.
  • Showed them danish culture and helped them acclimatize.
  • Helped them to acclimatize to the study environment at the University of Copenhagen.

Speaker/on and off for Helle Rabøl Hansen (Ph.D.);

  • Participated in her research project on bullying.
  • Helped her hold talks and as a speaker in her classes.
  • Has been a sparring partner for ideas for future research