Awards & Fellowships

Research Awards
  • 2017. Article ‘Drowning Mothers’ awarded by the Italian Coalition for Civil Liberties (CILD) as one of ten best reads on the price of borders and migration policies in the Mediterranean.
  • 2015. The Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude Grant
  • 2015. The Danish Ethnographic Association’s award for best communication and dissemination of research.
  • 2011 & 2012. Social Science Association’s award for most promising graduate research.
  • 2008. The Danish Arts Agency Special Award for Ethnographic Documentary Film
Film awards
  • 2015. Best Documentary Award, ‘Becky’s Journey’, We Should All Be Free Film Festival, London.
  • 2015. Award of Excellence, ‘Becky’s Journey’, The International Film Festival For Family, Public Service, Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking, Indonesia.
  • 2009. Best Documentary Award, ‘Ticket to Paradise’, at Nordic Film days Lübeck 2009 (with “Love on Delivery”)
  • 2009. Best Photography Award, ‘Ticket to Paradise’, at Danish TV-award
  • 2008. Best Documentary Award, ‘Love on Delivery’, at Danish TV-award
  • 2008. Best Documentary Award, ‘Love on Delivery’, at Danish Gold Doc.
  • 2008. Best Photography Award, ‘Love on Delivery’, at Danish Gold Doc.
  • 2008. Audience Award, ‘Love on Delivery’, at Odense Filmfestival

  • The Dean’s Fellowship. New School for Social Research. New York
  • University of California’s Education Abroad Program