CV Rasmus Helles

Rasmus Helles
Associate Professor, PhD
Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
University of Copenhagen


  • 2009  PhD
  • 2005  cand.mag. (MA), media studies


  • 2012-    Assistant Professor, Univerity of Copenhagen
  • 2006-9  Ph.d. fellow, University of Copenhagen
  • 2002-5  Research assistant, University of Copenhagen

Research areas

  • Mobile media
  • Internet research
  • Media policy
  • Empirical methodologies
  • Communication theory

Selected publications

Søndergaard, H. & Helles, R. (2014). Media Policy and New Regulatory Systems in Denmark. In E. Psychogiopoulou (ed.) Media Policies Revisited : The Challenge for Media Freedom and Independence, pp. 41-54.

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.

Lomborg, S. & Helles, R. (2013). “Privacy in practice: Regulation of personal data in Denmark and its implications for new media innovation”. In T. Storsul & A. Krumsvik (eds.) Media innovations. Göteborg: Nordicom.

Jensen, K. B. & Helles, R. (2011). ”The internet as a cultural forum: Implications for research”. New Media & Society, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 517-533.

Helles, R. (2011). "Personal media in everyday life: A baseline study". In K. B. Jensen (ed.) A Handbook of media and communication research. Qualitative and quantitative approaches. London & New York: Routledge.