Annemarie Olsen

Annemarie Olsen

Associate Professor

Academic background

2022: Master in Business Administration (MBA). Henley Business School, University of Reading. Area of specialization: Talent development, retention, and employee engagement in public vs private high-performance organisations.

2011: PhD in Sensory Science. University of Copenhagen. Area of specialization: Human eating behaviour and consumer psychology. PhD thesis: Development of children’s preferences for healthy foods.

2007: MSc in Biology & Exercise and Sports Science. University of Southern Denmark, and University of Copenhagen. Area of specialization: Psychophysiology.

2005: BSc in Biology. University of Southern Denmark. Area of specialization: Human toxicology.



2014 – current: Associate Professor (2014-), Deputy Head of Department for teaching (2019-2023), and Head of Section (2021-2022, 2023-), University of Copenhagen, FOOD, Section for Design and Consumer behaviour.                                                   

2013-2014: Assistant professor, University of Copenhagen, FOOD, Section for Sensory and Consumer Science.                                                

2011-2012: Postdoc, University of Copenhagen, Department of Food Science, Section for Sensory Science.                                                       

2007-2011: PhD student, University of Copenhagen, Department of Food Science, Section for Sensory Science.                                                      

2007: Research assistant (part-time), Lund Hospital (Sweden), Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine.                    


Reviewer tasks

I routineously review papers for the following journals:

  • Appetite
  • Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders
  • Food Quality and Preference
  • Physiology and Behavior
  • Nutrition Journal

Knowledge of languages

  • Danish
  • English
  • German (basic)
  • French (tourist level)

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