Mette Krogh Christensen

PhD, lektor

Mette Krogh Christensen is Associate Professor at Center for Health Sciences Education, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University. Her background is a master in human and social science of sport (1995) and a PhD in faculty development in Physical Education (2001), both at Copenhagen University, Denmark. Her research interests and expertise revolve around psychological, educational, and cultural aspects of talent development, career transitions, paradigmatic trajectories, and situated learning in the fields of health sciences education and their professions. Methodologically, her research includes qualitative research interviews, expert interviews, biographical narratives and focus group interviews in combination with questionnaires and passive participant observation.

She has published 30 international peer-reviewed papers, supervised 8 PhD students and more than 20 master students, and participated in 5 international PhD assessment committees. She is vice-chair of the Danish Network for Educational Development in Higher Education and was board-member of the Ministry of Culture Research Council (2004-2008).

In addition to research, she is a highly experienced educator with expertise in the areas of educational theory, supervision, psychological and social aspects of talent development, and qualitative methods. Currently she runs PhD-supervisor courses and courses in teaching and learning for PhD students and assistant professors.