Center for Rusmiddelforskning

Vibeke Asmussen Frank

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Present position:

Professor, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University.

 

Education:

2000 PhD in Anthropology, Aarhus University

1994 MA in Anthropology, Aarhus University

 

Supplementary training:

2010-11               Management course, University of Southern Denmark (Institutlederkursus)

2010                    Supervisor course for associate professors and professors, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Aarhus University

2008                    Research management course, Copenhagen Business School (Forskningslederkursus)

2000                    Courses in Project management and Organization and cooperation, Aarhus School of Business, now Aarhus University

 

Employment record:

2015 -                 Professor, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

2010 -17             Director, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

2006-10              Deputy Director, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

2005-15              Associate Professor, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

2000-05              Assistant Professor, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

1996-99              PhD-student, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University

1994-96              Assistant Curator at Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus University

 

University Administration

2017-19              Research coordinator at Center for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

2012-18              Head of PhD program in social science and business, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University

2010-18              Member of the Faculty Co-operation Board at School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (Fakultetets Samarbejdsudvalg, FSU)

2013 -                 Member of Department Co-operation Board (LSU), Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University.  

2013 -                 Member of Department Forum (Institut Forum) at Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University.  

2010-12              Member of the working environment board at the School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (Arbejdsmiljøudvalget)

2007-10              Member of the Academic Council at Faculty of Social Sciences, Aarhus University (Akademisk råd)

 

Main scientific steering, advisory and consultative tasks

2016-18              Assessor of research proposals for the Research Programme on Better Health and Quality of Life (BEDREHELSE), The Research Council of Norway.

2013-16              Board member of the Research Programme of Alcohol and Drug Research & Research Programme on Mental Health, The Research Council of Norway.

2011-14              Board member of European Society of Social Drug Research (ESSD)

2011-21              Board member, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

2010-                  Consultative tasks: Nordic Welfare Centre, Alcohol and Drug Research Unit, Helsinki, Finland

2010-21              External Examiner, Public Health educations, Aarhus University, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen University

2001-21              External Examiner, Anthropology educations, Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University

2001-09              Consultative tasks: NAD - Nordiska Nämden for Alkohol- og Drogforskning, Helsinki

2002-04              Advisor to Narkotikarådet (The Narcotic Board, advisory board to the Ministry of Social Affairs)

 

Appointment and evaluation committees:

2018                    Member of PhD evaluation committee, Curtin University, Australia (Renee Formiatti)

2016                    Member of PhD evaluation committee, Stavanger University, Stavanger, Norway (Anne Selbekk)

2016                    Member of PhD evaluation committee, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway (Eirik Hammersvik)

2015                    Member of PhD evaluation committee, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden (Josefin Bernhardson)

2014/2015            Member of PhD evaluation committee, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway (Henning Pettersen)

2014/2015            Member of PhD evaluation committee, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway (Marianne Stallvik)

2014                    Member of PhD evaluation committee, Malmø Högskola, Malmø, Sweden (Torkel Richert)

2014                    Member of PhD evaluation committee, SORAD, Stockholm, Sweden (Josefin Bernhardson)

2013                    Member of appointment committee for an associate professorship at National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

2011                    Head of PhD evaluation committee, CRF, Aarhus University, Denmark (Signe Hove Ravn)

2011                    Head of appointment committee for an associate professorship at Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

2010                    Member of appointment committee for an assistant professorship at National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

2010                    Head of appointment committee for an assistant professorship at Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University

2006                    Member of PhD evaluation committee, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway (Flore Singer Åslid)

 

PhD supervision:

2015-18              Mie Birk Jensen, PhD scholar in social science and business, Aarhus University, supervisor.                            

2011-14              Betina Bang Sørensen, PhD scholar in health sciences, University of Southern Denmark, co-supervisor (completed)

2013-14              Andreas Kimergaard, PhD scholar in Public Health, University of Aarhus, supervisor (completed)

2009-14              Mette Kronbæk, PhD-scholar in social science and business, Aarhus University, supervisor (completed)

2008-11              Bjarke Nielsen, PhD-scholar in social science and business, Aarhus University, supervisor (completed)

2008-10              Kim Møller, PhD-scholar in social science and business, Aarhus University, co-supervisor (completed)

2008-12              Anne Holst Sørensen, PhD-scholar in social science and business, Aarhus University, co-supervisor (completed)

 

Member of scientific societies:

American Anthropological Association (AAA), American Society of Criminology (ASC), Antropologforeningen, Dansk Etnografisk Forening, European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA), European Society of Criminology (ESC), European Society of Social Drug Research (ESSD), International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA), International Society for the Study of Drug Policy(ISSDP), Nordic Anthropology of Health and Medicine Network.

 

Referee assignments for:

Addiction, Addiction Research and Theory, Berghahn Books, Contemporary Drug Problems, Drugs and Alcohol Today, Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, European Journal of Criminology, International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research, International Journal of Drug Policy, Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, Macmillan International Higher Education, Medical Anthropology, Medische Anthropologie, Nordic Social Work Research, Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAT), SHAD, Tidsskriftet for Forskning i Sygdom og Samfund, Aarhus University Press.

 

Editorial board

2016-                  Associate editor International Journal of Drug Policy

2013-                  Editorial board member Drug: Education, Prevention and Policy

2011-                  Editorial board member Drugs and Alcohol Today

2010-17               Editor in Chief for the book series at Aarhus University Press ‘Samfund og Rusmidler’

2010-17               Editor in Chief STOF

 

Research projects and research management

2017 – 2020: Comparative analysis of cannabis regulation models in Europe. EU-funded project. PI on the Danish part (EURO 10,000)

2017 – 2020: EPPIC (Exchanging Prevention practices on Polydrug use among youth in Criminal justice systems). EU- funded project. Principal investigator on the Danish part (EURO 89,268).

2015 – 2019: The Societal Meanings of the Intoxicated Body: A Qualitative Sociological Study of Alcohol Intoxication, Gender, and Young Adults. FSE grant (4.7 mill. DKK). Principal investigator: Geoffrey Hunt. Co-PI: Vibeke Asmussen Frank.

2012 – 2015: Global Cannabis Cultivation Research Consortium. Participating partner in a research network on domestic cannabis cultivation. Principal Investigator on the Danish part (see also www.worldwideweed.nl). (8000 Euro from NVC 2013/2014 with Pekka Hakkarainen, Finland). 

2012: Gender and Sexualities: Revisioning Drug and Alcohol Research. A three day international conference held at Aarhus University in October 2012 (Funded with 78.535 DKK from FKK, The Danish Council for Independent Research, Humanities).

2011-15: ALICE RAPP, FP7 EU-funded research project on addiction and lifestyle. Principal Investigator of the Danish group participating in WP 1 Stakeholder Analysis and WP 3 The Addiction Concept (see also www.alicerap.eu) (EURO 87.450).

2011-14: ‘Prison based drug treatment in the Nordic Countries: Control and rehabilitation in welfare state institutions’. Funded by NORDCORP. In co-operation with Örebro University, Sweden, Oslo University, Norway, and A-Clinics, Finland. Principal investigators: Principal Investigators: Torsten Kolind and Vibeke Asmussen Frank (EURO 558.538)

2009-14: Expert adviser to the research project: ’Forebyggelse på tekniske skoler - reduktion af misbrug og frafald gennem udvikling af uddannelsesforløb og fællesskaber’ [Health promotion at vocational schools], Center for interventionsforskning [Centre for Health Promotion], National Institute of Pubilc Health, University of Southern Denmark (DKK 370.302)

2009-12: Meanings and Measures - Strengthening Mixed Methods in Nordic Comparative Alcohol and Drug Research (MISCHMASCH). Research network development co-operation between CRF, Denmark, THL, Finland, SORAD, Sweden, NVC Finland and SIRUS Norway. Funded by NORDCORP. Principal Investigator Pia Rosenqvist NVC Finland (DKK 658.240).

2008-11: ‘Domestic cannabis cultivation - a mixed methods study of cannabis cultivation in Denmark’. Principal investigator. Comparative component between Finland and Denmark funded by Scandinavian Research Council for Criminlogy (NSfK) (EURO 20.000 with Pekka Hakkarainen).

2008-10: ‘Educational program for social workers in contact with drug users: developing of curriculum and train-the-trainer workshop’. Principal investigators: Torsten Kolind and Vibeke Asmussen Frank. Funded by National Board of Social Services (DKK 240.000).

2006-10: ‘Drug treatment guarantee for drug users in prisons: Researching the implementation and development of cannabis- and psychosocial drug treatment in prisons’. Principal investigators: Vibeke A. Frank & Torsten Kolind.

2007: ‘Alcohol and harm reduction – a European City project’. Principal Investigator. Funded by International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA) (EURO 24.688).

2004-06: ‘Self-evaluation project: Elaboration, implementation and evaluation of a model for self-evaluation used in drug treatment services in prisons’. Principal investigators: Vibeke Asmussen Frank and Torsten Kolind. Funded by The Prison Service (DKK 100.000).

2004 - : ‘Drug policy in Denmark - a policy in practice perspective’. An ongoing research project on Danish cannabis policy, following among other developments the political response to hash-clubs and Pusher Street in Christiania. Principal investigator.

2002-05: ‘The methadone project. Evaluation of the effect of enhanced psychosocial support to clients in methadone maintenance treatment’. Principal investigator on the qualitative part of the evaluation. Funded by the Ministy of Social Affairs (DKK 7.2 million). Principal investigator on the overall project: Mads Uffe Pedersen.

1999-2004: ‘Street level drugs - users, social services and the police’. Principal investigator on the sub-project on drug user perspectives. Funded by the Ministry of Social Affairs (DKK 3.2 millions). Principal investigator for the overall project: Mads Uffe Pedersen.

1996-1999: PhD Scholarship from Danish Research Council for the Humanities. Project title: Ritual og samfund: En studie af social organisation og kulturel repræsentation på Java med udgangspunkt i ‘slametan’ ritualet. (1.1 million DKK).