Curriculum Vitae


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).

Work Experience:

Independent researcher and lecturer ( 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.; 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.

Bartender at Rosengården’s Bodega, Copenhagen, Denmark 2017- 2018.

  • Served drinks, beverages and alcoholic beverages to patrons.
  • Served easy snacks and crisps to guests.
  • Cleaned bar and Facilities when opening and closing.
  • Managed patrons and door duties.
  • Dish washing, clearing tables and filling up supplies.
  • Locking up and opening the bar.

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.

Tivoli Eatertainment, Viftens Ishus; 2012 –  2012

  • Served ice-cream to customers.
  • Took care of cleaning the ice-cream shop.
  • Took care of Inventory.
  • Handled customer contact.

Tivoli Eatertainment, Viften Cafeteria; 2009 –  2011

  • Served simple foods (Danish food), cold and warm beverages (beer, hot chocolates, sodas and such).
  • Handled cashier duties.
  • Cleaned the facilities.
  • Took care of inventory.
  • Handled customer contact
  • Table duty, clearing off tables etc.

Slagter Stig og Co., Brasserie; 2008 – 2008

  • Cashier duties.
  • Preparation of the cold buffet.
  • Prepared meat (frying everything from Deer to Kangaroo).
  • Busting tables and washing dishes.
  • Cleaning of the facilities

Study aid, Hastrup School, Køge;  2005 –  2008

  • Homework assistance.
  • “Social counselling” (Hung out with the child I was helping, building his self-esteem).
  • Babysitting.

Volunteer Work:

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

Conventions and Festival Work:

I have worked at more conventions, however these are the ones, where I have been a part of the hosting team. Other conventions I have participated at, as part of the Mediazink Team.

50 Shades of Ink Copenhagen 2017; Assistant and Speaker.

  • Did stage speaking and interviewed guests, performers and artists.
  • Took care of information inquiries with guests and artists.
  • Media relations.
  • Media spokesperson.
  • Several odd jobs, running for supplies or helping out showing people around.

50 Shades of Ink Helsingborg 2017; Assistant and Speaker.

  • Did stage speaking and interviewed guests, performers and artists.
  • Took care of information inquiries with guests and artists.
  • Media relations.
  • Media spokesperson.
  • Several odd jobs, running for supplies or helping out showing people around.

J-pop Con 2016; Gopher/Assistant.

  • Took care of odd jobs, such as cleaning, assisting guests and handling props.

Ku’s Forårs Festival 2015; Bartender/Assitant ( KU’s Spring Festival; A music festival run by the University of Copenhagen).

  • I was a bartender, handling cashier duties and serving beer and simple drinks.