Morten Nielsen


Date of birth:

31 August 1971

Present position:

Associate professor at the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University


Department of Anthropoligy, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, Moesgaards Allé 20, Building 4236, DK - 8000 Aarhus C




2009 Ph.D, University of Copenhagen
2002 MA, University of Copenhagen
2000 BA, University of Copenhagen

Employment record:

2012 - Associate professor, Aarhus University
2012 Director of the Ethnographic Collections, Moesgård Museum
2010 -12 Assistant professor, Aarhus University
2009-10 Research fellow, University of St. Andrews

Fieldwork experience:

I have carried out longterm ethnographic fieldwork in both urban and rurals areas in Brazil (2001-2002), Mozambique (2004 - 2012), Scotland (2013 ) and USA (2017).

Language skills:

Danish (fluent), English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (fluent), German (proficient)