Jane Brandt Sørensen

Jane Brandt Sørensen

Assistant professor

I am an Assistant Professor in the Global Health Section. In 2018 I received my PhD in Global Health from the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen. I hold a MA in International Development from the New School in New York, USA as well as a BA in Psychology from Roskilde University, Denmark.

My main areas of interest include community based participatory research and to develop appropriate qualitative tools to evaluate complex interventions. Especially, I focus on mental well-being, the prevention of self-harm and suicide, the harmful use of alcohol and the role the media plays in health research.

Current research

I am currently involved in the following research projects:

I am course leader of the MSc Global Health course Global Health and Diseases. I have teaching responsibility within qualitative methods and theory, global mental health, de-colonization of Global Health, and pre-departure training. I supervise thesis work in my areas of expertise and I currently supervise four PhD students.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    'We lost because of his drunkenness': The social processes linking alcohol use to self-harm in the context of daily life stress in marriages and intimate relationships in rural Sri Lanka.

    Sørensen, Jane Brandt, Agambodi, T., Sørensen, B. R., Siribaddana, S., Konradsen, Flemming & Vildekilde, Thilde, 2017, In: BMJ Global Health. 2, 9 p., e000462.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    An investigation into the role of alcohol in self-harm in rural Sri Lanka: a protocol for a multimethod, qualitative study

    Sørensen, Jane Brandt, Vildekilde, Thilde, Sørensen, B. R., Pearson, M., Agambodi, T., Siribaddana, S. & Konradsen, Flemming, 2014, In: B M J Open. 4, 10, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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