Department of Political Science

Søren Flinch Midtgaard

PhD, Associate professor

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Søren Flinch Midtgaard

Associate professor

  • Department of Political Science
Postal address:
Bartholins Allé 7
1340, 261
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark

Email: midtgaard@ps.au.dk

Mobile: +4523112712

Phone: +4587165623

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum vitae: Søren Flinch Midtgaard

 

1. Personal data

Søren Flinch Midtgaard (1970-)

Associated Professor in Political Science/Political Theory

Department of Political Science and Government

Aarhus University
Bartholins Allé 7
DK-8000 Aarhus C

Midtgaard@ps.au.dk

Tel. (direct): +45 87165623

 

Home address:

Katrinebjergvej 65 st.tv.

8200 Aarhus N

Tel. 23112712

 

 

2. Education                                           

MA, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick. Pathway in Political Theory. Concluded with “distinction” 2. December 1996.

 

Cand.scient.pol., Aarhus University (Average grade: 10.7). 9. februar 1997.

 

PhD, Department of Political Science and Government. Aarhus University.

Thesis: Equality and Stability. 17. maj 2002.

 

 

3. Current and most recent positions held

2005 –: Associate Professor in Political Science/Political Theory, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

2002-2005: Assistant Professor in Political Science/Political Theory, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

2000-2002: External lecture in Political Science/Political Theory

 

4. Periods of leave (paternity leave)

01.02.2005-06.06.2005.

01.08.2007-30.09.2007.

 

 

5. Academic awards and honours 

1995-1996: British Chevening Scholarship til MA studier på University of Warwick

1999-2000: British Chevening Scholarship for research at St Antony’s College, Oxford

 

6. Management experience

2010-2012: VIP-member of the board of study, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

2017-: VIP-member of the board of study, Department of Public Health (Dept. of Pol. Science representative)

 

2008-: member of the PhD assessment committee, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

                                                         

2003-2013: Head of the section for Political Theory, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

2002-2003: Head of section for Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

7. Scientific focus areas

Contemporary Political Philosophy; John Rawls’ political philosophy; Egalitarian Justice; Global Justice; Basic Income; Paternalism; applied ethics.

 

8. Teaching

Philosophy of Social Science; Political Theory; Seminars related to my scientific focus areas 

 

9. International relations

University of Warwick (esp. Matthew Clayton); Universitat Pompeu Fabra (esp. Andrew Williams and Serena Olsaretti); Université Catholigue de Louvain UCL (esp. Axel Gosseries); LSE (esp. Alex Voorhoeve); University of Essex (esp. Paul Bou-Habib); University of Oxford (esp. Zofia Stemplowska).

 

10. Supervision of students

2011-2013: Secondary supervisor for doctoral candidate David V. Axelsen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

2011-2014: Main supervisor for doctoral candidate Andreas Albertsen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

2010-2013: Secondary supervisor for doctoral candidate Lasse Nielsen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

1998-2011: Main supervisor for doctoral candidate Rasmus Sommer Hansen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

2015-2018: Main supervisor for doctoral candidate Viki M.L. Pedersen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University

 

2016-2019: Main supervisor for doctoral candidate Didde Boisen Andersen, Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University