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Benedikte Brincker

Benedikte is a Professor in Political Sociology and Head of Department at the Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen. She is also adjunct professor at the Department of Social Science, Economics and Journalism, the University of Greenland (Ilisimatusarfik).

Her research covers: state-nation relations and nationalism; the sociology of education; public administration and focuses on state and nation-building both historically and in contemporary societies in Europe and in the Arctic Region. Currently, she is heading a research project that explores independence, territorial autonomy and education in the Danish Realm, especially Greenland. The project is funded by the Carlsberg Foundation.

She also teaches and supervises in sociology, especially political sociology and is a member of the Danish board of external examiners (Sociology).

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