Marie Bruvik Heinskou

Marie Bruvik Heinskou

External Lecturer

Member of:


2019 - Part time lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen.

2018 - Commissioning Editor, Hans Reitzels Forlag/Gyldendal

2017 - 2018: Associate professor of Sociology, Aalborg University.

2010 - 2017 : Assistant professor, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen

2009 - : Conductor of Research group of Culture, Department of Sociology. 


2017: Sexual trangressions, PI, National survey (Supported by the Council of Crime Prevention)

2016: A Qualitative Examination of Handling Stolen goods, PI (supported by the Council of Crime Prevention, 300.000,-)

2014 - 2017: Street Violence – Violence of the street (supported by the Velux foundation)

2010 – 2013: Transnational transactions, transnational sexualities. Research in female sex tourism with field work in the Gambia and the Caribbean (supported by the Danish Research council)

2005 - 2010: A complex affair – reported rape in Denmark (PhD dissertation, 2005-2010. The dissertation was included as basis for the Danish Straffelovråds recommendations on criminal law in 2012)

Teaching and supervision:

Sociology of Culture, Sociological Theory, Advanced Qualitative Methods, Sexuality and Gender Studies, Theories of Feminism


2010 -2013: Assistant professor with Certificate of Higher Learning

2010 – 2011: Academic leadership with Certificate for conducting research and research groups

2010: PhD in Sociology, University of Copenhagen.

2004: Master in Sociology, University of Copenhagen

1999: Bachelor in Sociology, University of Copenhagen


Entnographic field work:

The Gambia, Africa: 15. november 2010 – 20. januar 2011

Cuba, The Caribbean: 20. juni 2011 – 20. juli 2011

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