Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research

Torsten Kolind

Professor, Centre Director, Professor

Profile photoTorsten Kolind
Centre Director, Professor
Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
Bartholins Allé 10. Build. 1322, 328
8000 Aarhus C
E-mail: tk.crf@psy.au.dk
M: +4551240570
P: +4587165767

Date of birth

25 July 1966

Education

2004 PhD in Anthropology, Aarhus University
1997 MA in Anthropology, Aarhus University

Employment record

2017 - Centre Director Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University
2015 - Professor, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University
2008 - 2015 Associate Professor, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University
2003 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Aarhus University
1999 - 2004 PhD student, Dep. of Ethnography and Social Anthropology, Aarhus University

Research management

Police stops

Kolind, T., Hunt, G. & Hougaard, E.

19/09/201820/09/2022

Ethnic minority young people, drugs and the police

Hunt, G., Kolind, T., Haller, M. B., Søgaard, T. F. & Madsen, M.

01/02/201731/01/2020

EPEN: Experiences of policing among ethnic minority youth in the Nordic countries

Kolind, T., Hunt, G. & Haller, M. B.

01/10/201601/12/2017

Ny Start

Kolind, T., Thylstrup, B. & Søgaard, T. F.

01/02/201401/08/2014

CARE (PRIDE)

Kolind, T. & Skov, K. B. E.

01/01/201331/12/2014

PBDT: Prison-based drug treatment in the Nordic countries

Kolind, T., Frank, V. A., Lindberg, O., Giertsen, H. & Tourunen, J.

01/04/201131/03/2014

Multi City Study

Kolind, T.

01/06/200902/01/2012

EMDAS//MNAI: European master in drug and alcohol studies//master i narkotika- og alkoholindsatser

Kolind, T.

01/10/2008 → …

Educational program for social workers in contact with drug users: developing of curriculum and train-the-trainer workshop.

Frank, V. A. & Kolind, T.

04/02/200820/12/2010

Drug treatment guarantee for drug users in prisons

Kolind, T., Frank, V. A. & Dahl, H. V.

06/03/200614/03/2011

Youth, alcohol and social class

Kolind, T.

03/01/200505/12/2008

Self-evaluation project: Elaboration, implementation and evaluation of a model for self-evaluation used in drug treatment services in prisons

Kolind, T., Frank, V. A. & Nielsen, B.

01/03/200429/12/2006

The methadone project. Evaluation of the effect of enhanced psychosocial support to clients in methadone maintenance treatment.

Pedersen, M. U., Frank, V. A. & Kolind, T.

02/01/200231/12/2005

University Administration

2019 - Chair of the PhD Committee, School of Business and Social Sciences
2017 - Head of PhD program in Social Science and Business, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University
2017 - Member of the Faculty Co-operation Board at School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University
2017 - Member of Department Forum at Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University
2016 - Member of Department Co-operation Board, Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University
2014 - 2017 Member of the Academic Council at Faculty of Social Sciences, Aarhus University

Editorship

Editor-in-Chief of refereed journal, Drugs: Education, Prevention and PolicyEditor-in-Chief of STOF

Referee-assignments

International Journal of Drug Policy, Journal of Youth Studies, Young, Addiction, Ethnos, Drug and Alcohol Review, Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAT). Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, BMJ, Contemporary Drug Problems, Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, Tidsskriftet for Forskning i Sygdom og Samfund, Aarhus University Press

PhD supervision

2017 – Mads Madsen PhD scholar in Social Science and Business, Aarhus University, supervisor
2017 – Marie Fjellerup Bærndt PhD scholar in Social Science and Business, Aarhus University, supervisor
2011 – 2015 Didde Cramer Jensen PhD scholar in Social Science and Business, Aarhus University, co-supervisor
2011 – 2015 Maria Dich Herold PhD scholar in Social Science and Business, Aarhus University, supervisor
2012 – 2015 Fredrik Böhling PhD scholar in Social Science and Business, Aarhus University, supervisor
2011 – 2014 Mie Birk Haller PhD scholar in Social Science and Business, Aarhus University, supervisor

External Examining

Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen
Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen
Cultural encounters, RUC
Master in Criminology, Aalborg University