Department of People and Technology
Roskilde University
Roskilde University
Roskilde DenmarkBioJørgen Ole Bærenholdt is Professor of Human Geography at Roskilde University, where he was Head of the Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change from 2011 to 2015. He has also been associated with the University of Tromsø for more than two decades while conducting research in the North Atlantic region, including the UNESCO MOST Circumpolar Coping Processes Project. His research interests are in mobility (‘governmobility’), tourism, cultural heritage, spatial designs and regional development. His English-language books include The Reflexive North (edited with Aarsæther 2001), Performing Tourist Places (with Haldrup, Larsen and Urry 2004), Space Odysseys (edited with K. Simonsen 2004), Coping with Distances (habil. dissertation 2007), Mobility and Place (edited with Granås 2008) and Design Research (edited with J. Simonsen, Büscher and Scheuer 2010).

Science Specialties

Coping strategies, regional development, modes of life, tourism, culture.

Current Research

Tourist Place Design