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Rasmus Ole Rasmussen

Senior Research Fellow

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Academic qualifications

Lic. Scient / PhD in Regional Analysis based on the modelling of human influenced Ecosystems
University of Copenhagen (1976); M.Sc in Economic Geography
Department of Geography, University of Copenhagen (1973).


  • Danish
  • English
  • German
  • Norwegian

Prior positions

Roskilde University, Denmark. Department of Geography, Associate Professor (since 1976, on leave)
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland, Visiting Nordic Professor (2000-2003)
Université Laval, Quebec, Canada, Visiting Professor (1997)
University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Fullbright Visiting Professor (1995)
McGill University, Montéal, Canada, Visiting Professor (1994-1995)
Greenland Home Rule, Greenland, Statistics Greenland, Senior Advisor (1989-1991)
Greenland Home Rule, Greenland, Min. of Education and Vocational Training, Senior Advisor (1987-1989)
Danida – Danish International Help Agency, Senior Advisor (1987)
Roskilde University, Department of Geography, Associate Professor (1976 – on leave)
University of Copenhagen, Department of Geography, Assistant Professor, Research Fellow (1973-1976)

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