Dorte Albrechtsen

Dorte Albrechtsen

Associate Professor

Education and degrees

  • Ph.D. in foreign language pedagogy, University of Copenhagen, 1993
  • BA in German studies, University of Copenhagen, 1986
  • Teacher training in English, Det frie Gymnasium, Copenhagen, 1981
  • MA in English studies, University of Copenhagen, 1980

Employment history

  • Associate professor in Modern English Language with a focus on Foreign Language Acquisition and Pedagogy at the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies (previously the Department of English), University of Copenhagen, 1998 -
  • Associate professor in English at the Department of Humanities, The Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, 1997-98
  • Assistant professor in English at the Department of Humanities, The Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, 1994-97
  • Teaching assistant at the Department of English, University of Copenhagen. Part time teacher at the Royal Danish School of Educational Studies. 1990-94.
  • Ph.D. studies at the English Department, University of Copenhagen, 1987-89
  • Teaching assistant at the English Department, University of Copenhagen, 1980-87.
  • High school teacher at Det Frie Gymnasium, 1986-87 and 1982-83

Administrative positions

  • Acting Head of Department, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, July 2011- February 2013.
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2009 - 2011
  • Head of Studies for English, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2005-2007
  • Member of the Academic Council, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, 2004-2006
  • Member of the board at the Centre of Internationalization and Parallel Language Use, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2008-2011
  • Member of the group of professional advisors, at the Centre of Internationalization and Parallel Language Use, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2008 -
  • Coordinator of the Master of Language Education, the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, 2009 -
  • Member of the group of professional advisors for the Master of Language Education, the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies 2003 -
  • Member of the board of the Ph.D. research programme LINKUA, at the Faculty of Humanities, UCPH, 2010 -2012

Research projects and editorial work

  • One of three researchers responsible for the research project Processses in Writing and Vocabulary Acquisition funded by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities, 2000-2004
  • Active member of the Nordic project 'NORDSKRIV', 1986-89
  • Affiliated to the research project Project in Foreign Language Pedagogy (PIF), English Department, UCPH, 1976-80.
  • Former co-editor of the journal Sprogforum.
  • Co-editor of the Journal Angles on the English-Speaking World, 2000-2010

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