Estrid Sørensen

Professor Dr. Estrid Sørensen

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Academic and professional positions

  • Janary 2013: Re-elected member of the Council of the European Association for the Studies of Science and Technology, EASST, continuting as its secretary
  • October 2012: Appointed editor of the international peer-reviewed journal Science & Technology Studies
  • July 2010: Junior Professor in the Mercator Research Group “Spaces of Anthropological Knowledge: Production and Transfer” at the Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Jan 2009: Elected member of the Council of the European Association for the Studies of Science and Technology, EASST. Since 2011 its secretary.
  • Aug 2008 – June 2010: Assistant Professor at Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Department for Learning
  • Dec 2007 - Dec 2009: Post. doc. and scientific co-ordinator of the Collaboratory: Social Anthropology and Life Sciences at the Department for European Ethnology, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • 2007 - Alexander von Humboldt post. doc. grant to study German cultures of regulation of children’s access to new media at Department for Sociology of Technology (Prof. Dr. Werner Rammert) at the Technical University in Berlin
  • 2007 - Lecturer at The Danish Educational University, Department of Pedagogical Psychology
  • 2005 - Lecturer at The Danish Educational University, Department of Pedagogical Psychology
  • 2000-2005: Ph.D. scholar at University of Copenhagen
  • 2001-2004: Research associate in EU project “Local learning in a global world”.
  • 2002 - Visiting scholar at Centre for Science Studies, Lancaster University, UK (February – August
  • 1998-1999: Head of Section, Danish Ministry of Research and Information Technology; project manager of "Digital Denmark - Conversion to the Network Society"
  • 1997-1999: Lecturer at Roskilde University, Department of Psychology, Philosophy and Science Studies.

Education

  • 2009 - University Didactic Training Course, School of Education, Aarhus University
  • 2005 - Ph.D degree granted on basis of thesis: “STS goes to school – Spatial Imaginaries of Technology, Knowledge and Presence” at Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen. Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ole Dreier. Examiners: Prof. Nick Lee, Keele University, UK; Prof. Vinciane Despret, Liege University, Belgium and Prof. Morten Nissen, University of Copenhagen.
  • 1997 - MA in Social Psychology, University of Copenhagen on basis of final thesis “Can you Learn from Fiction – an Ethnographic Investigation of a Children’s Health Information Computer Game”.
  • 1996 - Internship in Danish Cancer Society, Department of Tobacco Prevention
  • 1994-1995: Visiting student at Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany
  • 1994 - BA in Psychology, University of Copenhagen. Final thesis: “From time to time – a history of subjectivity”.

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Sørensen, Estrid (2013) "Human presence: Towards a posthumanist approach to experience", in Subjectivity 6(1): 112-129.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2013)" Violent Video Games in the German Press", in New Media and Society, 15(6): 963–981.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2012) “The mind and distributed cognition: The place of knowing in a maths class” in Theory Psychology, 22(6):717-737. zur Onlinepublikation
  • Benjaminsen, Nana & Sørensen, Estrid (2011) “Circulation of Authorisations in the Classroom: A Socio-Material Process”, in Science and Culture 20(4): 433-454.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2011) “Comment on Norm Friesen’s: “Dissection and Simulation: Brilliance and Transparency, or Encumbrance and Disruption?”” in Techne 15(3): 206-208.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2011) "Commentary 1: The Materiality of Learning", in "Situated Engineering Learning: Bridging Engineering Education Research and the Learning Sciences" in Journal of Engineering Education 100(1): 151-185.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2008) “Multi-sited comparison of ’doing regulation’” in Comparative Sociology 7(3):311-337.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2007) ”Fortsættelse følger: teori som proces i værdikampen” [To be continued: theory as process in the battle of values] in Nordiske Udkast – tidsskrift for kritisk samfundsforskning 35(1): 54-68.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2007) “STS goes to school” in Outlines – Critical Social Studies 9(2): 15-28.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2007) “The time of materiality” in Forum Qualitative Social Research 8(1).
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2005) “Når børn og unge spiller meget og voksne frygter for afhængighed” [When children and youngsters play excessively and adults fear for addiction] in Psyke og Logos vol. 26, no.1: 137-152.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2001) "Constituting notions of knowledge with philosophy and technology" in Outlines – Critical Social Studies 29 (1): 67-86.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (1998) "Computerspil – virkelighed eller fiktion"? [Computer games – reality or fiction?] i Nordisk Psykologi 50 (29): 135-150.

Books

  • Beck, Stefan; Niewöhner, Jörg & Sørensen, Estrid (2012) Science and Technology Studies: Eine sozialanthropologische Einführung, Bielefeld: Transkript.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2009) The Materiality of Learning: Technology and Knowledge in Educational Practice, Learning in Doing series, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Editorials

  • Sørensen, Estrid & Schraube, Ernst (2013) "Materiality", Special Issue of Subjectivity 6(1)
  • Sørensen, Estrid & Koch, Gertraud (eds.) (2011) ”Childish Science”, Special Issue of Science as Culture 20(4).
  • Bogusz, Tanja & Sørensen, Estrid (eds.) (2011) "Naturalismus | Konstruktivismus: zur Produktivität einer Dichotomie", Sonderheft der Berliner Blätter: Ethnographische und Ethnologische Beiträge 55.
  • Sørensen, E., Jensen, T & Kousholt, D. (eds.) (2007) ”Nye krav til teori, metode og praksis II” [New demands on theory, methods and practice II] Special issue of Nordiske Udkast – Tidsskrift for kritisk samfundsforskning 35(1).

Book Chapters and similar

  • Schraube, Ernst & Sørensen, Estrid (2013) "Exploring sociomaterial mediations of human subjectivity", Subjectivity 6(1): 1-11.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2013) "Skolen er ikke en hjælpeforanstaltning for den enkelte", in N.U. Sørensen, C. Hutters, N. Katznelsen & T.M. Juul (eds.): Unges motivation og læring: 12 eksperter om motivationskrisen i uddannelsessystemet. Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag: 188-202.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2013) "The Psychologist's Shortcut to Actor-Network Theory: Book Review of Actor-Network Theory in Education by Tara Fenwick & Richard Edwards" (2010), in American Journal of Psychology, 126(3): 369-371.
  • Niewöhner, Jörg; Sørensen, Estrid & Beck, Stefan (2012) "Einleitung: Science and Technology Studies - Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung aus sozial- und kulturanthropologischer Perspektive" in Beck, Niewöhner & Sørensen (eds): Science and Technology Studies: Eine sozialanthropologische Einführung, Bielefeld: Transkript: 9-48.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2012) "Soziale Konstruktion von Technologie" in Beck, Niewöhner & Sørensen (eds): Science nd Technology Studies: Eine sozialanthropologische Einführung, Bielefeld: Transkript: 123-144.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2012) "STS und Politik" in Beck, Niewöhner & Sørensen (eds): Science and Technology Studies: Eine sozialanthropologische Einführung, Bielefeld: Transkript: 191-220.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2012) "Post-Akteur-Netzwerk Theorie" in Beck, Niewöhner & Sørensen (eds): Science and Technology Studies: Eine sozialanthropologische Einführung, Bielefeld: Transkript: 327-345.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2011) “Raum und Mobilität in den „Science & Technology Studies“ in der US-amerikanischen Sozial- und Kulturanthropologie“ in Mobilitäten. Europa in Bewegung als Herausforderung kulturanalytischer Forschung Münster: Waxmann: 336-342
  • Koch, Gertraud; Sørensen, Estrid & Levidow, Les (2011) “Guest introduction: Childish Science” in Science as Culture 20(4): 421-432
  • Bogusz, Tanja & Sørensen, Estrid (2011) Naturalisms | Konstruktivismus: Zur Produktivität einer Dichotomie: Einleitung in Berliner Blätter: Ethnographische und Ethnologische Beiträge 55: 6-21
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2011) “Performing non-representational knowledge in writing” in Bogusz & Sørensen (eds.): Naturalismus und Konstruktivismus, Berliner Blätter: Ethnographische und Ethnologische Beiträge 55: 60-77
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2011) “Configuration of Ontologies: An Inquiry into Learning Designs“ in Kontopodis, Wulf & Fichtner (eds.): Children, Development and Education, Springer: 163-181
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2010) “Producing Multi-sited Comparability” in Niewöhner & Scheffer (eds.): Thick Comparisons: reviving an ethnographic ambition, Leiden: Brill: 44-77
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2006) “Politics of Things - interplay of design and practice in a design workshop with children” in Costall A. & Dreier, O. (eds.): Doing Things with Things: The Design and Use of Ordinary Objects, Hampshire, UK: Ashgate, 148-63
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2005)“Lær af computerspil” [Learn from computer games] in Jessen, C. & Kampmann, W.(eds.): Spillets verden, Copenhagen: Danmarks Pædagogiske Universitets Forlag: 283-95

Reports and dissertations

  • Sørensen, Estrid (2005) STS goes to school – Spatial imaginaries of technology, knowledge and school, Ph.D. thesis, University of Copenhagen
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2004) Børnepanelet 2002-2004 - en erfaringsrapport [Child panel 2002-2004 – an evaluation report], Media Council for Children and Young People.
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2003) From Research Result to Technological Development, research report for EU-project "5D – Local Learning Communities in a Global World" under 5th Frame Program
  • Sørensen, E. & Jensen, K.H. (2001) How to make your show go Bingo, report from streaming media workshop, Liverpool, UK
  • Sørensen, Estrid (1997) Kan man lære noget af fiktion? [Can you learn from fiction] MA thesis, University of Copenhagen.

Other publications

  • Sørensen, Estrid (2011) ”Commentary 1: The Materiality of Learning” in Johri, J and Olds, Barbara M.: Situated Engineering Learning: Bridging Engineering Education Research and the Learning Sciences in Journal of Engineering Education 100(1): 151-185
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2009) “Facebook: en teknologi for de checkede” [Facebook: a technology for the cool] Ungodmsforskning Vol 3/4: 41-46
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2008) "Synlighedens Usandsynlighed" [The Unlikelihood of Transparency] Asterisk 42: 18-19
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2008) "De dér børn og det dér ansvar" [Those Children and that Responsibility] in Daily newspaper Information, 1. august 2008
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2008) "Minderne er deres dagligdag" [Memories are Their Everyday Life] in Daily newspaper Information, 11. juli 2008
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2008) Modkultur i klasseværelset [Counterculture in the classroom], in Daily newspaper Information, Copenhagen, 5. Juni 2008
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2008) “The German Tug-of-War on Killerspiele” in Children, Youth and Media in the World, Göteborg: The International Clearinghouse on Children Youth and Media 2008(1)
  • Sørensen, E., Jensen, T & Kousholt, D (2007) ”Nye krav til teori, metode og praksis II” [New demands on theory, methods and practice II] in Nordiske Udkast – Tidsskrift for kritisk samfundsforskning 35(1): pp. 1-5
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2006) Book Review: Regulatory Innovation in Science Studies 19(2)
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2005) ”Fluid design as technology in practice – Spatial description of online 3D Virtual environment in primary school” in TUTS Berlin - Working Papers vol. 2: pp.1-16
  • Sørensen, Estrid (2002; 2005; 2010) ”Aktant”; ”Aktør-Netværks Teori”; ”CSCW”; ”Etnografi”; ”Virtual Communities”, [Actant; Actor-Network Theory; CSCW; Ethnography; Virtual Communities] dictionary entries in J. Bjerg (ed): GAD’s Psykologileksikon, C.E.G. GAD’s Forlag, København
  • Ejlskov M.W.; Jensen, K.H; Jensen, T., & Sørensen, E. (2001) "Situmanual - incomplete guide to the Superchannel" in FACT(ed.): Situmanual - incomplete guide to the Superchannel: pp. 3-35, FACT, Liverpool
  • Sørensen, Estrid (1998) "Computerspil og erkendelse" [Computer games and cognition] i Psykologisk Set 28, pp. 5- 14

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Professor Dr. Estrid Sørensen
Ruhr-University Bochum
Mercator Research Group
"Spaces of Anthropological Knowledge"
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum
Germany

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