Jensen is Associate Professor of Political Science at Aarhus University, Denmark, where he earned his Ph.D. in 2009. He studies a range of topics within the general field of comparative politics, including the electoral consequences of welfare state reforms and the transformation of Western welfare states. In 2013, he won the Teacher of the Year award at the School of Business and Social Sciences and the Department of Political Science at his home institution.
During his tenure at CES, Jensen will work on two research projects: One studies the relationship between welfare state cutbacks and electoral punishment, which is funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research; the other project will examine the politics of skills formation.
Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark