CV - Stig Hjarvard – University of Copenhagen

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Stig Hjarvard
Professor, PhD
Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
University of Copenhagen 
stig@hum.ku.dk

Education

1994 Ph.D. in Media Studies, University of Copenhagen
1988 Mag. Art. in Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen
1983 BA in Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen

Academic positions

2002- Professor (nominated/‘kaldet') in Media Studies at Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen
2002 Professor in Journalism at Department of Communication, Roskilde University
1995-01 Associate Professor at Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen
1993-94 Assistant Research Professor (‘forskningsadjunkt') at Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen
1989-1992 Doctoral Student and Research Fellow at Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen.
1988  Teaching Assistent at Department of Nordic Languages, University of Copenhagen.

Management

2011- Vice-chair at Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen 
2001-09 Member of the Faculty Council (later Academic Council) at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen
2002-05 Head of the National Research School in Media, Communication and Journalism (FMKJ)
2002-03 Member of the Committee for Industrial Ph.D. ('Erhvervsforskerudvalget'), Ministry of Research and Innovation
1996-1998 Head of Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen
1995-1998 Coordinator of international student exchanges (Erasmus/Socrates), Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen

Research projects and other activities

2011-2014 Head of FKK financed research program "The Mediatization of Culture: The Challenge of New Media"
2007-2010 Head of FKK financed research program "Newspapers and Journalism in Transition"
2009- National coordinator of NordForsk financed "Nordic Research Network in Journalism Studies" (together with Mark Ørsten, RUC)
2008- Head of research division Media, Culture and Society at NordMedia, the Nordic bi-annual Conference on Media and Communication Research.
2008 Bonnier Guest Professor at Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Stockholm
2006-08 Head of NordForsk financed "Nordic Research Network on the Mediatization of Religion and Culture"
2006-09 Member of the price committee for Tietgenprisen
2005- Head of research priority area The Mediatization of Culture at Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen.
2005 Guest professor at University of Otago, New Zealand
2002-06 Partipant in the cross-disciplinary research program Media and Democracy in the Network Soceity, MODINET
2001- Member of editorial board of international journal Northern Lights (Intellect Press), since 2009 chief editor
2001-06 Editor and coordinator of the SHF funded research program The History of Danish Television 
2001 Guest Professor at University of Gothenburg, Dept. of Journalism and Media Studies
2000-04 Participant in the European research project Changing Media - Changing Europe funded by European Science Foundation (ESF)
1999-2001 Head of SHF funded research program Global Media Cultures
1996-  Consultancy work for various publishers e.g. Edward Arnold, Routledge, Samfundslitteratur etc.
1995-1996 Consultant for the Media Committee, Prime Minister's office 
1994-1996 and 1999-2004 Member of editorial board of journal MedieKultur
1993-97 Initiator and head of Nordic Research Network on the Sociology and Aesthetics of News
1992-1996 Member of the excutive committee of the National Association of Media Researchers in Denmark, SMID, including vice-chair

Key research interests

Mediatization theory and analyses, media history, news and journalism, media and religion, media and globalization, combinations of quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

Selected publications

Hjarvard, S. (2014). “From Mediation to Mediatization: The Institutionalization of New Media”. In A. Hepp & F. Krotz (eds.) Mediatized Worlds. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, pp. 123-139.

Hjarvard, S. (2014). “Mediatization and cultural and social change: an institutional perspective”. In K. Lundby (ed.) Mediatization of Communication. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, pp. 199-226.

Hjarvard, S. (2013). The Mediatization of Culture and Society. London: Routledge.

Hjarvard, S. & Helles, R. (2013). "Digital books on the point of take-off? The ebook in Denmark anno 2013". Academic Quarter, 7, pp. 34-50.

Hjarvard, S. & Lövheim, M. (eds.) (2012). Mediatization and Religion. Nordic Perspectives. Göteborg: Nordicom.