Helle Strandgaard Jensen

Associate professor

  • Jens Chr. Skous Vej 5, 1463, 526

    8000 Aarhus C



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Personal profile


Helle Strandgaard Jensen is an Associate Professor of contemporary cultural history and holds a joint-directorship at Center for Digital History Aarhus (CEDHAR). She received her PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, in 2013 and has since been a visiting fellow at several universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, Norway, Canada and Sweden.

Jensen is the author of Sesame Streeet. A Transnational History (Oxford University Press, 2023) and From Superman to Social Realism: Children’s Media and Scandinavian Childhood (John Benjamins Publishing Press, 2017). Her work has appeared in Media History; Journal of Children and Media; Media, Culture & Society; Journal for the History of Childhood and Youth; The Programming Historian; and elsewhere.

External positions

Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen

1 Feb 201430 Aug 2016


  • Cultural history
  • Globalisation
  • Denmark and Scandinavia
  • Cultural history
  • Globalisation
  • Cultural history
  • Internet history
  • TV history
  • Media politics
  • Multimediality/cross-mediality

Areas of expertise

  • Childhood history
  • Media history
  • Digital history
  • Comparative history
  • Transnational history


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