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Former Fellows

2021: Fellows' commencement year

  • David Stokes, Department of Cell Biology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, USA 
  • Julene Aramendia, the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain 
  • Ward KeelerDepartment of Anthropology, University of Texas, USA

2020: Fellows' commencement year

2019: Fellows' commencement year

  • Bogdan Cristian Iacob, Romanian Academy, Romania
  • Christian Bendixen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark (deceased)
  • Christos Tsirogiannis, The Museum of Ancient Art, Aarhus University & UK
  • Cristina Esteva Font, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark 
  • Fredrik Christiansen, Department of Biology - Zoophysiology, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Hale GüneyKoç University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Iwona JanickaSchool of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Jennifer Galloway, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, Canada
  • Jens Georg Leipziger, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Joanna Kalucka, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Kei Hiruta, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • Laure GuirguisFreie Universität, Berlin, and the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin, Germany
  • Lisa M. Wu, Department of Clinical Medicine, Oncology,  Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Martin Kristian Thomsen, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Micah Allen, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Peter Ebert Andersen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics - RNA Biology and Innovation, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Peter Dalsgaard, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Sandra Eckert, Institute of Political Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany 
  • Thomas Tauris, Department of Materials and Production, Aalborg University, Denmark 
  • Ton Otto, School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, Denmark

2018: Fellows' commencement year

2017: Fellows' commencement year

  • Andrew Newby, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Anja Bechmann, School of Communication and School, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Anni Kleino, Academy of Finland, Finland
  • Armin W. Geertz, Department of the Study of Religion, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Asad Jan, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Christina Kkona, Marie Curie Fellow at Montaigne University, Bordeaux, France
  • Cici Alexander, Marie Curie Research Fellow, Bournemouth University, UK.
  • Doug Speed, Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Aarhus University
  • Federica Bertolotti, Department of Science and High Technology, University of Insubria, Italy  
  • Jessica D. Wiskus, Department of Musicianship, Duquesne University, USA
  • Katie Barclay, School of Humanities, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Nikolaj Thomas Zinner, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Paraskevi Manolaki, Departmed of Biology, Open University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Rasmus O. Bak, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark 
  • Samuel McCormick, Department of Communication Studies, San Francisco State University, USA
  • Shubiao Wu, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  • Søren Dinesen Østergaard, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Thomas Tram, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark 

2016: Fellows' commencement year

2015: Fellows' commencement year

  • Btihaj Ajana, King's College London, UK
  • Dorothee Birke, Anglophone Literatures, University of Innsbruck, Austria            
  • Isabel Kusche, Sociology, University of Bamberg, Germany
  • Iryna Mazhak, Ukrainian Catholic University, Ukraine
  • Orietta Dora Cordovana, School of History Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Óscar José Martín García, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
  • Ronald Fischer, School of Psychology, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand
  • Sonia Coriani, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark 
  • Tomasz Wojdacz, CEO of MethylDetect and  Associate Professor at the Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Ümit Akbey, Department of Structural Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Yonghui Zeng, Microbial Ecology and Biotechnology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2014: Fellows' commencement year

  • Alexander Panayotov, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, USA
  • Alfonso Blázquez-Castro, Dept. of Physics of Materials, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain     
  • Amy M. Iler, Chicago Botanic Garden and Northwestern University, USA
  • Anja Kamp, Department of Biology, Hochschule Bremen, Germany  
  • Bjørn Panyella Pedersen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics - Protein Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Christian Ulrik Andersen, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Aarhus University, Denmark 
  • Consuelo Manetta, Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter, UK
  • David Petrosyan, Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser, FORTH, Greece
  • Djuke Veldhuis, Faculty of Science, University of Monash, Australia
  • Georg Sørensen, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Jan Alber, Department of English and American Studies, Aachen University, Germany
  • Jessica Shadian, Artic360, Canada
  • Joseph Scarpaci, Gary E. West College of Business, West Liberty University, USA
  • Julieta Goenaga, Biomar, Denmark
  • Jürgen Elvert, Department of Didactics of the History and History of European Integration, University of Cologne, Germany
  • Karen ní Mheallaigh, Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter, UK
  • Karin Lykke-Hartmann, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University,  Denmark
  • Karl-Erik Andersson, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
  • Machteld Verzijden, Project Manager at Mølleskolen, Denmark.
  • Mads V. Sørensen, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University,  Denmark
  • Martin Holmstrup, Department of Ecoscience - Terrestrial Ecology, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Paul W. Denton, Department of Biology, University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Rima Obeid, University Hospital of the Saarland, Dept. of Clinical Chemistry, Germany
  • Steen Hannestad, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Toke Thomas Høye, Department of Bioscience - Biodiversity and Conservation, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Ted Kaizer, Department of Classics and Ancient History, Durham University, UK
  • Xuhui Dong, School of Geographic Sciences, Guangzhou University, China.

2013: Fellows' commencement year

  • Annette Bohn, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Bent Jesper Christensen, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Cheryl Mattingly, Department of Anthropology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, US and Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen, School of Physics and Astronomy, Monash University, Australia 
  • Joe Soss, Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Lotte Philipsen, Department of Art History, Aarhus University, Denmark 
  • Marie Braad Lund, Department of Biology - Microbiology, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Niels Peter Revsbech, Department of Biology - Microbiology, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Rane Willerslev, Director, The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen
  • Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, Founder & Executive Director, Videnskabsklubben, Denmark

AIAS offers Former Fellows a range of opportunities and support to continue engaging with the Institute, its current Fellows and Aarhus University faculty members after finishing their fellowship.

Read more about the opportunities here.