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Former Fellows

Since the opening in 2013, AIAS has hosted close to 200 fellows from around the globe from a diversity of scientific research disciplines on various fellowship types. On this page you can find all fellows who have been at AIAS, and read about their individual AIAS research project via the links below. 

Lasting collaborations and networking

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

Know more about how to engage through the AIAS Fellows' Association here.

2023: Fellows' commencement year

  • Andrew James Latham, Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Cecilie Eriksen, Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Ciara KieransDepartment of Public Health, Policy and Systems, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Lene Aarøe, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Lindsay Weinberg, Purdue University and the Tech Justice Lab, John Martinson Honors College, USA
  • Nicholas Semi Haas, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Somogy Varga, Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas, Aarhus University, Denmark

2022: Fellows' commencement year

2021: Fellows' commencement year

  • David CiepleyStockholm Center for Organizational Research (SCORE), Stockholm University
  • David Stokes, Department of Cell Biology, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, USA 
  • Corina-Gabriela Ciobotaru, Department of Mathematics, Aarhus University, Denmark 
  • Jaap Timmer, Macquarie School of Social Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia
  • Julene Aramendia, the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain
  • Luseadra McKerracher, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Markus Rinschen, Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Peter Fazekas, School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Shiru Lim, Institute for History, Leiden University, UK
  • Ward KeelerDepartment of Anthropology, University of Texas, USA
  • Yanxia Zhang, School of Environment, Nanjing Normal University, China

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, 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, Marie Curie Senior Fellow, The University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Óscar José Martín García, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
  • Ronald Fischer, School of Psychology, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand, and IDOR - D'Or Institute for Research and Education, Brazil
  • Sonia Coriani, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark 
  • Tomasz Wojdacz, MethylDetect, and Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark, and Pomeranian Medical University, Poland
  • Ümit Akbey, Department of Structural Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • Yonghui Zeng, mBioWorks ApS, 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, Department of Geography, Virginia Tech, 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, John Hopkins University, USA. 
  • 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