Anne Maj Nielsen

Anne Maj Nielsen

Head of Educational Psychology in Aarhus University, Denmark

Anne Maj Nielsen, Ma. Psych., PhD in Educational Psychology is an associate professor in psychology and learning at the School of Education, and Head of the Department of Educational Psychology in Aarhus University, Denmark.  She has initiated and conducted several research projects including the first studies in contemplative education in Denmark in collaboration with the NGO Children’s Life Skills. She is the author, co-author and co-editor of 75 articles, books and journals, including Contemplative Awareness Culture in School, Teachers' relational competencies, A Mindfulness Program Experienced by Adolescents in School, and Contemplative teacher education, teacher identity and relationship-building strategies.