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Aarhus University Press

Helsingforsgade 25
DK - 8200 Aarhus N

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

Manuscripts and ideas for publications should be sent to proposal@unipress.au.dk.

Staff at Aarhus University Press


Anne Engedal


Telefon:+45 60 16 98 30

E-mail: aen@unipress.au.dk

MA in Philosophy and Literature. Director of the Press and our subsidiary sound production company, Videnslyd. Anne is responsible for finances and strategy and the daily management of the marketing and international departments. Anne was the founding director of Videnslyd and her earlier positions include editor of philosophy and religion at The Danish University Extension Aarhus.


Ulrik Hvilshøj

Publishing Director

Telefon:+45 51 99 60 50

E-mail: uhv@unipress.au.dk

MA in Linguistics. Tasks within strategic and editorial management, fundraising, logistics, IT, HR and administration. Ulrik has previously been managing director of a publishing house in Copenhagen and chairman of the board of Danish Publishers Association.


Iben Borup Nielsen

Head of Accounting

Telefon:+45 53 55 07 72

E-mail: ibn@unipress.au.dk

With a MA in Accounting and as head of accounting at the press, Iben has control of finances and she knows her way around Navision, Jet Reports and Microsoft Excel sheets. She came to the press in 2018 from a job in the food sector and she has also previously worked at Johnson Controls on her resume.


Sanne Lind Hansen


Telefon:+ 45 53 55 07 59

E-mail: slh@unipress.au.dk

MA in ethnography and classical archeology and trained at the Danish School of Journalism. Sanne primarily works with anthropology, archeology and early history. She is also responsible for foreign sales and commission agreements, and she was once employed at the National Museum (Antiquities).

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Cecilie Harrits


Telefon:+45 28 40 50 30

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 pedagogy, education and psychology as well as literature and art history. She leads the series Pædagogisk rækkevidde and manages several collaborations between the publishing house and art and culture institutions. Cecilie is committed to sustainable book production and green transition in the publishing industry.


Karina Bell Ottosen


Telefon:+45 30 70 11 68

E-mail: kbo@unipress.au.dk

MSc in Information Science. Karina is responsible for the development of international collaboration and the company’s appearance in foreign countries – i.e. co-publishing, making contact with distributors, sales rights and distribution of digital material. Karina is also responsible for social sciences and the development of the series The Nordic World, and she has worked for many years as an editor at Gyldendal Academic and the publishing house Ajour.

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Thomas Oldrup


Telefon:+45 53 55 01 59

E-mail: to@unipress.au.dk

MA in History and Rhetoric. Thomas is responsible for the company’s historical publications and he primarily works with the project 100 danmarkshistorier [Focus on Danish History], which in addition to book publications includes knowledge dissemination through a number of partners. He has previously been the Danish editor of the magazine Alt om Historie.


Maria Schaldemose Kristensen


Telefon:+45 31 17 66 78

E-mail: msk@unipress.au.dk

MA in History of Ideas with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a master’s degree in Rhetoric and Communication. Maria is responsible for the company’s scientific publications and especially the development of the series ScienceFaction. She previously worked with communication management, strategy and education. Before she came to the company, Maria worked at Energimuseet and as a high school teacher.


Anne Hasseriis Jensen


Telefon:+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 has been at the company since it only employed three staff members and had one computer for sharing, and when the annual income was six figures.


Pia Sandholm Fiil Laursen

Administrative assistant

Telefon:+45 53 55 08 95

E-mail: psl@unipress.au.dk

Pia is responsible for subscriptions, billing and distribution, and she keeps track of the press’s inventory clerks. She has a clerical background and celebrated her 30th anniversary at the publishing house in 2020. Pia knows the company’s 2000 books in the back catalogue better than anybody else.


Dave Kensinger

Digital development and tech support

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: dk@unipress.au.dk

Bachelor’s degree in aviation and space technology and a master’s degree in military history and international relations. Dave has a long career as a fighter pilot in the American air force and as a project manager at Terma. Complicated spreadsheets, mathematical formulas and IT systems are Dave’s home ground.


Pernille Boll Vestergaard Jensen

Marketing Coordinator

Telefon:+45 53 55 06 28

E-mail: pje@unipress.au.dk

MA in Aesthetics and Culture. As marketing co-ordinator, Pernille works primarily with events, press and marketing. She loves everything that has to do with cycling, so in her spare time you can find her on her road bike on the Danish roads.

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Silja Sørensdottir Bertelsen

Marketing Assistant

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: sbe@unipress.au.dk

Silja is currently studying art history at Aarhus University and works as marketing assistant. Primarily, she updates the website, social media and is a part of customer service. She has a great interest in danish contemporary art and is devoted to working with digital design programs as well as conveying art at a level where everyone feels included.


Henrik Jensen

Project Editor

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: hj@unipress.au.dk

MA in Comparative Literature. Henrik primarily edits books on literature and the series Verdenslitteratur and Miljøbiblioteket. Henrik started working at the publishing house as a young intern in 2007 and has overseen many different tasks in the company.


Anette Stoffersen

Project Editor

Telefon:+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, culture and travel, Anette is a versatile editor, who among other things, has overseen the major work Dansk Skolehistorie 1-5 and Ludvig Holberg’s principal works 1-22.

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Leif V.S. Balthzersen

Project Editor

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: lvsb@unipress.au.dk

MA in Musicology. Leif has been music director for Sønderjyllands Symphony Orchestra and Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, ensemble manager for Aarhus Sinfonietta and is Chairman of the Board of Aarhus Summer Opera. He has also taught at universities, Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium, Den Jyske Opera, colleges, Folkeuniversitetet, among others.

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Søren Hein Rasmussen

Project Editor

Telefon:+45 27 59 60 13

E-mail: shr@unipress.au.dk

Søren is a historian with 25 years of research experience at Aarhus University. In 2015, he became an independent researcher and game developer, but he still writes books and articles on various topics, but primarily in the field of modern history and popular culture. Søren especially edits books about history.

Jakob Vestergaard

Jakob Vestergaard

Project Editor

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: jav@unipress.au.dk

MA in Media Studies and Multimedia. Jakob works as a project editor and for several years he has been a travel editor for Dagbladet Information, and an independent publisher running his own micro-publishing house. Jakob previously worked as an editor for Politikens Hus and as a media researcher for Danmark Radio (DR).


Lykke Østergaard Møller

Project Editor

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: lykkeostergaardmoller@gmail.com

Master of Arts in Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies (Danish), teacher, and diploma in specialized journalism. Lykke primarily works with the series Empirical School and Daycare Research, Pedagogical Insight, and Pedagogical Scope. She has many years of experience in teaching and examination in primary school and has also taught language and writing in teacher education.

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Bjørn Rabjerg

Project Editor

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: bra@unipress.au.dk

MA in philosophy with a minor in Danish, Bjørn also holds a PhD in philosophy of religion. Since 2010, Bjørn has worked as a researcher at the Department of Theology at Aarhus University focusing on theological and philosophical existentialism, in particular studying K.E. Løgstrup and Søren Kierkegaard.


Ane Martine Lønneker

Project Editor

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: aml@unipress.au.dk

Ane Martine holds a PhD in Comparative Literature and Aesthetics and Culture. Martine works as a freelance editor. She is also a university teacher and has taught comparative literature and communication. When she’s not in her office thinking about the shape and flow of words, she often sings classical choir music.

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Laura Prip Thorsen

Marketing Assistant

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: lpt@unipress.au.dk

Laura is currently studying Rhetoric and Scandinavian language and literature at Aarhus University. She works as a marketing assistant, where she primarily updates social media, the website and is a part of customer service. She is very enthusiastic about literature, communication and media and especially has a great interest for political literature that can make a change in society.

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Amalie Brændgaard Hansen

Editorial- and marketing assistant

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: abh@unipress.au.dk

Amalie is studying a Bachelor’s degree in Scandinavian Language and Literature with elective in Film and Media at Aarhus University. She works as an editorial assistant and takes care of contracts, finding image rights, proof reading and other editorial tasks. Amalie likes to read, write book reviews and is interested in culture and literature that sheds light on contemporary topics.


Astrid Bundesen Sandqvist

Editorial Assistant - on maternity leave

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: aks@unipress.au.dk

Astrid has a BA in Comparative literature with elective in Museology from Aarhus University. She works as an editorial assistant and is working with securing image rights and other editorial tasks. She has a great interest in literature and communication and is particularly fond of creating and participating in cultural experiences that reach out widely in our society.


Malthe Bækbo Vestergaard

Editorial assistant

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: mbv@unipress.au.dk

Malthe is currently studying history and Scandinavian languages at Aarhus University. He works as an editorial assistant on the project 100 danmarkshistorier (Focus on Danish History) and is primarily tasked with finding illustrations and securing rights. Malthes great passion has always been the history of agriculture and has previously worked with Danish cook books.

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Mia Gaudern

Copy Editor

Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: unipress@unipress.au.dk

Mia holds an MPhil in Culture and Criticism from the University of Cambridge and a DPhil in English Literature from the University of Oxford. She carries out language revision and proofreading for the press, mainly on archaeology, art history and sociology texts. Mia lives in Oxford, England, and Is Deputy editor of the Oxford University Gazette

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Heidi Flegal


Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: unipress@unipress.au.dk

MA in Applied Languages from Aarhus University in 1992. Freelance since 1999. Her surname hints at her American origins and the mixed upbringing in Pennsylvania and Denmark with two native languages. She often translates into English, as when helping to adapt and translate selected titles in the Reflections series.

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Hans Ørbæk


Telefon:+45 53 55 05 42

E-mail: unipress@unipress.au.dk

MA in Comparative Literature and medieval and renaissance studies. Hans is an external proofreader for many of our publications, from the small Reflections [Tænkepauser] to the comprehensive works of Ludvig Holberg. He has previously translated the medieval Latvian epos "Waltharius" into Danish and in 2014 he started his own proofreading agency, Errata.

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Andrew Davidson

Managing Editor

Telefon:+45 29 80 85 56

E-mail: ada@videnslyd.dk

Andrew is responsible for Videnslyd’s productions, both radio shows and podcasts. He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty meaning that from time to time he is responsible for entire projects from developing the format to interviews to sound designs and releasing the final product. Videnslyd has made podcasts on a wide range of topics including subject books, nature, the national football team, health for young people and much more – but Andrew’s biggest dream is to one day produce a gripping series about the local basketball team, Bakken Bears.


Kasper Wegener Friis

Producer at Videnslyd

Telefon:+45 31 40 07 43

E-mail: kpf@videnslyd.dk

Kasper is a journalist and has several years of experience from a wide range of editorial offices in DR and from his own communications firm. At Videnslyd he mainly works as a researcher and producer on our science program Kraniebrud, and he always leaves work happy because every workday features new knowledge satisfying his voracious curiosity.


Emma Elisabeth Holtet

Host of 'Vildspor' and Producer at 'Vildspor'

Telefon:+45 26 99 13 56

E-mail: eeh@videnslyd.dk

Emma is a producer at Videnslyd, working mainly on the two Radio4 programmes Kraniebrud and Vildspor. She has a bachelor's degree in Theatre Studies and is currently finishing her masters degree in Analytical Journalism at Aarhus University. Besides her interest in theatre and radio Emma has a particular passion for British comedy and North Greenlandic culture.

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Peter Løhde Thomsen

Host of 'Vildspor' and Producer at 'Vildspor'

Telefon:+45 50 91 30 05

E-mail: pl@videnslyd.dk

Peter has a BA from the Danish School of Media and Journalism and a MA in Analytical Journalism from Aarhus University. At Videnslyd he hosts the science program Kraniebrud and works as a producer on the nature program Vildspor. Peter has a past at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation and has hosted and produced the podcast Wacky World History for almost three years. When he’s not in the studio Peter loves to geek out with LEGO and headbang to rock music from the 70’s and 80’s.


Rasmus Ejrnæs

Host of Videnslyd’s ‘Vildspor’ on Radio4

Telefon:+45 20 20 58 29

E-mail: rasmus@bios.au.dk

Rasmus is a senior researcher at the Institute of Bioscience with a PhD and 25 years of experience researching biodiversity in Denmark. He is passionate about enlightenment – both making his own discoveries and communicating them to the public. Alongside his career as a researcher he has written many popular scientific books and newspaper columns.

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Emil Skovgaard Brandtoft

Field reporter for Videnslyds Vildspor on Radio4

Telefon:+45 29 93 34 96

E-mail: emil.skovgaard.brandtoft@gmail.com

Emil is a trained biologist from Aarhus University specializing in Danish butterflies. A big part of his spare time is devoted to bird watching and he is especially fond of studying bird migration in the Spring and Fall. Emil is employed in the communication department at the Museum of Natural History in Aarhus, where he is the project manager of "99 arter at se, før du bliver voksen". Together with his girlfriend and co-reporter at Vildspor he runs the blog Naturhistorier.dk


Lærke Sofie Glerup

Field reporter for Videnslyds ‘Vildspor’ on Radio4

Telefon:+45 22 87 37 52

E-mail: laerke.glerup@gmail.com

Lærke has a master’s degree in Biology with a minor in journalistic writing. When she’s not out in the field recording Vildspor, she is the editor of natural sciences at Folkeuniversitetet. In her spare time, she is often out in the field with her boyfriend and co-reporter Emil. Together they run the blog Naturhistorier.dk, where you can read about their experiences with nature.

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Julie Meldgaard Harboe

Producer and host of Tænketanken

Telefon:+45 28 76 41 39

E-mail: jmh@videnslyd.dk

Julie mainly produces and hosts the podcast Tænketanken, but also takes part in other productions. She has a masters in analytic journalism and a background in media studies. Earlier she worked with creating science events and festivals. When there is time for it, she also likes to teach yoga.

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Sejer Villadsen

Producer and sound designer

Telefon:+45 20 46 99 78

E-mail: svi@videnslyd.dk

Sejer began his time at Videnslyd as an intern in the spring of 2021 and now works as our assistant producer. In the winter of 2021 he will complete his PBA of Sound Design from Sonic College. Sejer produces and develops the sound design of many of Videnslyds’ podcasts, and is especially focussed on creating a saturated sound universe for each production. He is also responsible for the sonic identity of several of our radio programmes. Sejer’s passion for capturing the perfect take makes him the ideal sound technician for our nature recordings on the radio4 show Vildspor.

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