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Hanne E.F. Nielsen

Senior lecturer, University of Tasmania

Hanne Nielsen is a senior lecturer at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania. She holds a PhD in Representations of Antarctica from UTAS, and a Masters in Antarctic Studies from the University of Canterbury. Hanne's background is in literary studies (BA Hons in German Literature, University of Auckland) and her passion is for the Southern Continent.


  • 2019–present
    Lecturer, University of Tasmania
  • 2018–2018
    SCAR Fellow, KTH Stockholm
  • 2014–2017
    PhD Candidate in Antarctic Representations , University of Tasmania


  • 2018 
    University of Tasmania, PhD
  • 2013 
    University of Canterbury, Master of Antarctic Studies

Professional Memberships

  • SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group Executive Committee
  • Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) Vice President