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 DK - 8200 Aarhus N

Telephone: +45 53 55 05 42
E-mail: unipress@au.dk

Staff at Aarhus University Press


Carsten Fenger-Grøndahl


Telephone: +45 29 86 27 60

E-mail: cfg@unipress.au.dk

Carsten is a historian of ideas and was deputy head of the Press before becoming director in 2013. When he occasionally rises from his chair, he takes extended trips to the Middle East, sits as a member of the Publisher Association's board of directors or produces travel books with competing publishers.


Søren Mogensen Larsen

Editorial Manager

Telephone: +45 53 55 04 30

E-mail: sml@unipress.au.dk

MA in comparative literature. Søren works primarily with the travel books series Vide verden and the series Reflections [Tænkepauser]. He began his career as an editor at the Turbine publishing house, but a maternity cover opened the door to the university press.


Sanne Lind Hansen


Telephone: +45 53 55 07 59

E-mail: slh@unipress.au.dk

MA in ethnography and classical archeology, and trained from the Danish School of Journalism. Sanne works primarily with the travel books series Vide verden and publications in anthropology, archeology and early history. She is also responsible for foreign sales and commission agreements, and is the longest serving editor at the Press. A generation ago, she was employed at Antiquities at the National Museum.


Rikke Kensinger

Editor and responsible for sales, marketing and press

Telephone: +45 53 55 05 86

E-mail: rk@unipress.au.dk

MA in Scandinavian languages and literature Rikke works primarily with the series 50 højdepunkter and modern history and spends the rest of her time on communications, sales and marketing of Press books. She has a background as an expatriate Dane with jobs in the journals department at Cambridge University Press, teacher of English as a foreign language and project worker at art museums in the US.


Henrik Jensen

Editor and sales

Telephone: +45 53 55 06 67

E-mail: hj@unipress.au.dk

MA in comparative literature. Henrik is the prime mover in our annual participation at BogForum and is responsible for outreach initiatives such as conferences, exhibitions, special and general sales. He primarily edits books on literature and the series Verdensliteratur and UNIVERS. Henrik started work at the publishing house as a young intern in 2007.


Cecilie Harrits


Telephone: +45 53 55 05 83

E-mail: cha@unipress.au.dk

MA in literature and art history and a trained teacher with main subjects in Danish and special education. Cecilie's responsibilities are education, psychology (including two new series, Pædagogisk rækkevidde and Didaktiske studier), history of art and collaboration with art and cultural museums. She has previously worked with communication, development and knowledge sharing. Before she came to the Press in the fall of 2014, she was a teacher in elementary school.


Karina Bell Ottosen


Telephone: +45 53 55 05 26

E-mail: kbo@unipress.au.dk

MSc in Information Science Karina is responsible for social sciences, development of the series Nordic Welfare and SMV (Små og Mellemstore virksomheder), sale of rights and internal work processes. Karina has worked for many years as an editor at Gyldendal Academic and the publisher Ajour, and has been an information specialist before she chose to come to the Press in the fall of 2015.


Simon Olling Rebsdorf


Telephone: +45 61 51 77 14

E-mail: sor@unipress.au.dk

Ph.D. in natural sciences (science studies), MSc in physics, and journalist. Simon works with publications in the natural sciences, health, environment and philosophy, and is responsible for the series Miljøbiblioteket. He comes from a position as project manager and fundraiser at the House of Natural Sciences and has been a postdoctoral fellow at Science and Technology, AU, high school teacher and communications officer at an international research center before he came to the Press in the fall of 2015.


Anne Hasseriis Jensen


Telephone: +45 53 55 07 61

E-mail: ahj@unipress.au.dk

As the Press’s longest serving employee Anne took her trade exam in 1988 and was trained as an accountant at the Press in 1990. She knows all the good old stories.


Pia Sandholm Olsen


Telephone: +45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: pso@unipress.au.dk

Pia is responsible for subscriptions, billing and distribution, and she keeps track of the publisher packers. She has a clerical background and celebrated her 25th anniversary at the publishing house in the fall of 2015. She knows alarmingly many ISBN numbers by heart.


Gitte Mariager


Telephone: +45 53 55 06 28

E-mail: gm@unipress.au.dk

Gitte is responsible for managing the Press website, e-books, booksellers online services and incoming manuscripts. She has a penchant for Italian and Italy, where she trained and worked. In 2006 she came to the publisher from the tourist industry.


Dave Kensinger

Digital development and tech support

Telephone: +45 53 55 08 95

E-mail: dk@unipress.au.dk

Particular responsiblility for digital development and e-books. Dave has a bachelor in aviation and space technology and a masters in military history and international relations from his former life as a fighter pilot. He is a big fan of complicated spreadsheets and mathematical formulas.


Anette Stoffersen

Project Editor

Telephone: +45 27 15 97 75

E-mail: as@unipress.au.dk

MA in history and art history. With 30 years of experience as an editor in history, art, photo art, culture and travel (but also mushrooms, cheese, schnapps and wine), Anette is a versatile editor, who has just finished the major work Dansk skolehistorie and now works primarily with two new major works, Dansk sproghistorie 1-6 and Ludvig Holbergs skrifter 1-22.

Leif Erik

Leif Erik Vaag

Project Editor

Telephone: +45

E-mail: lev@unipress.au.dk

Ph.D. in classical archaeology. Leif Erik works with a wide range of disciplines: archeology, history, philosophy, art, environment and theater. In addition, he helps develop the Press’s museum profile. He himself has a rather long history and was previously a research staff archaeologist at the Institute of Classical Archaeology and Istituto Svedese a Roma and, for many years, editor of the journal SFINX.


Peter Bejder

Project Editor

Telephone: +45 53 55 01 59

E-mail: pb@unipress.au.dk

Historian and trained from the Danish School of Journalism. Peter is currently working on the project Danmark bliver moderne. 1900-1950 and 100 på 1.000. For more than 25 years he has lived on teaching, editing and writing books, teaching materials and travel guides. He is a passionate fan of West Ham from East London.


Lea Albrechtsen

Editorial assistant

Telephone: +45

E-mail: lea@unipress.au.dk


Susan Thraentoft Kristiansen

Editorial assistance

Telephone: +45

E-mail: susan_kristiansen@hotmail.com


Frida Bejder Klausen

Editorial assistance

Telephone: +45

E-mail: fbk@unipress.au.dk