English Summary

↓ Research Foci
↓ Education
↓ Academic Positions
↓ Fellowships and Awards
↓ Supervision
↓ Teaching
↓ Organisation of Workshops and Conferences
↓ Reviewing Activities
↓ Membership of Academic Societies
↓ Publications (English only)

Research Foci

  • Ethical Aspects of Public Health Communication
  • Body Weight: Sociocultural and ethical aspects
  • Transplantation and Stem Cell Ethics
  • Health/Medical Humanities

Education

2016PhD Bioethics, Faculty of Humanities, Göttingen University, Germany
2010Magister Artium Comparative Literature and Gender Studies, Faculty of Humanities Göttingen University, Germany

Academic Positions

2021Lecturer, Faculty 11: Human and Health Sciences, Bremen University, Germany (permanent position)
2010 – 2020Research Fellow, Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Göttingen University Medical Center, Germany
2018Guest Researcher, Network of Institutions for Medical Ethics Education, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
2013 – 2014Guest Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology, and Society, Graz University, Austria
2010 – 2013Doctoral Fellow, Research Training Group: Dynamics of Space and Gender, Kassel University and Göttingen University, Germany

Fellowships and Awards

2017Award for Young Academics, Academy of Medical Ethics, Germany
2013Award of Foundation Council, Göttingen University, Germany

Supervision

2021Supervisor, Master Thesis (Sociology), Göttingen
Title: Sex education in German schools – a topic for STI prevention? A Discourse Analysis of Methodology and Didactics in Sex Education Classes
2021Co-Supervisor, Master Thesis (Comparative Literature), Göttingen
Title: The New Motherhood“: Concepts of Parenthood in Literary Utopias of the 20th Century
2021Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Public Health Ethics in the Movies: Analyzing the Pandemic Series Sløborn from a solidarity perspective
2021Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Parliamentary Debates on the Transplantation Act in 1997 and 2019: A Comparative Public Health Analysis
2021Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Are we heroes?‘ Health as Social Self-Narrative through Campaigns in Times of Pandemic from a Health Philosophical Perspective
2021Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Exploring interrelations of ehealth and health inequalities: the relevance of education and health literacy
2021Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Body image of obese adults with binge eating disorder
2021Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Communication strategies to increase Covid-19 vaccination readiness – analyzing the online-campaign of the Federal Ministry of Health
2021Co-Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Communication and Change management. The Importance of Salutogenic Interaction in the Process of Change in Companies
2021Co-Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Comparison of Health Theories: Aaron Antonovsky and Georges Canguilhem
2021Co-Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Obesity in Children and Adolescents
2021Co-Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Promoting health literacy against the spread of conspiracy theories
2021Co-Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Workplace-based physical activity interventions for the prevention of musculoskeletal symptoms and the promotion of employees‘ capacity to work
2021Co-Supervisor, Bachelor Thesis (Public Health), Bremen
Title: Does stigmatization of obese children lead to the development of depression? A qualitative analysis in the context of education
2019Supervisor, Master Thesis (Cultural Anthropology), Göttingen
Title: Gender, Age, and Ethnicity in German Organ Donation Campaigns: A Multimodal und Ethnographic Film Analysis
2016Co-Supervisor, Master Thesis (Political Science), Göttingen
Title: Analyzing Public Stem Cell Campaigns 2003-2015 from a Medical Ethics and Health Policy Perspective

Teaching activities
(course details available upon request)

since
2020
1,0 fte teaching in public health ethics, including courses on obesity, organ donation, health humanities, academic writing, pandemic fiction and pandemic ethics, research ethics, intersectionality and health justice
2019-2020Elective, Ethical Aspects of Public Health Communication
2018-2019Research Based Learning, Communication patterns in obesity prevention
2017-2020Ethics of Intersex/DSD (compulsory course for medical students) 
2016-2020History, Theory, and Ethics of Medicine (compulsory courses for medical students)
2016-2018Workshop-Series, Situated Knowledges – Theories, Methodologies, Empirical Data
2012-2018Introduction to Bioethics (compulsory course for students of Molecular Medicine)

Organisation of Scientific Meetings

2020Conference, Intervening the Body: Reluctance, Critique, or Deliberation?, 40 participants, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
2019International Workshop, Epistemic (In)justice, Public Participation, and Moral Expertise in Health Discourses, 20 participants, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
2018International Workshop, Multimodality and Applied Ethics, 10 participants, Innsbruck University, Austria
2017Stakeholder Conference, The Clinical Translation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, 45 participants, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
2017International Conference, Hype and Hope from Human Reproductive Cloning to Genome Editing, 35 participants, Turin University, Italy
2016Conference, Discourse and Critique on Organ Donation, 35 participants, University of Nürnberg-Erlangen, Germany
2015International Workshop, Methodological and Ethical Perspectives of Visual Health Communication, 20 participants, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
2013Symposium: Gendered Spaces – Spatialized Gender, 80 participants, Göttingen University & Kassel University, Germany
2012-2018Bioethical Public Film Series, 25 events, 60 participants on average, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany

Reviewing Activities

2021External Reviewer, Israel Science Foundation
2020External Reviewer, Progress in Transplantation
2020External Reviewer, Sociology of Health & Illness
2018External Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Research and Medicine
2017External Reviewer, Plos One
since 2016Editor-in-Chief, bilingual Working Paper Series „Gender(ed) Thoughts” (www.gendered-thoughts.uni-goettingen.de)
2015External Reviewer, Ethik in der Medizin

Membership of Academic Societies

Academy of Medical Ethics, Germany
European Public Health Association
Society of Public Health, Germany
Society of Gender Studies, Germany
Center for Gender Studies, University of Göttingen, Germany

Publications (English only)

  • Hansen, SL (2021): Otherness, Cloning, and Morality in John Wyndham’s The Midwich Cuckoos (1957). Journal of Medical Humanities. DOI: 10.1007/s10912-021-09708-z
  • Hansen, SL; Pfaller, L; Schicktanz, S (2021): Critical Analysis of Communication Strategies in Public Health Promotion: An Empirical-Ethical Study on Organ Donation in Germany. Bioethics 35 (2), 161– 172. DOI: 10.1111/bioe.12774
  • Hansen, SL; Schicktanz, S (eds) (2021): Ethical Challenges of Organ Transplantation. Current Debates and International Perspectives. Bielefeld: transcript. DOI: 10.14361/9783839446430
  • Hansen, SL; Schicktanz, S. (2021): Exploring the Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation. Ongoing Debates and Emerging Topics. In: Hansen, SL; Schicktanz, S (eds) (2021): Ethical Challenges of Organ Transplantation. Current Debates and International Perspectives. Bielefeld: transcript, 11–20.
  • Hansen, SL; Beier, K (2021): Appealing to Trust in Donation Contexts. Expectations and Commitments. In: Hansen, SL; Schicktanz, S (eds) (2021): Ethical Challenges of Organ Transplantation. Current Debates and International Perspectives. Bielefeld: transcript, 81–102.
  • Hilbrich, I; Hansen, SL (2021): Explorations about the Family’s Role in the German Transplantation System: Epistemic Opacity and Discursive Exclusion. Social Epistemology. DOI: 10.1080/02691728.2021.1913662
  • Heyder, C; Hansen, SL; Wiesemann, C (2020): Ethical Aspects of Translating Research with Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Products into Clinical Practice: a Stakeholder Approach. The New Bioethics 26 (1), 3–16. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-59052-2
  • Hansen, SL; Balistreri, M (guest editors) (2019): “What’s Next?!“ Hype and Hope from Human Reproductive Cloning to Genome Editing. Special Section, Nanoethics, 13 (3). DOI: 10.1007/s11569-019-00359-y
  • Balistreri, M; Hansen, SL (2019): Moral and Fictional Discourses on Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Current Responses, Future Scenarios. Nanoethics 13, 3, 199–207. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-019-00359-y
  • Diekämper, J; Hansen, SL (2019): Hype, Hope, and Help: Situating a Science Announcement in a Web of Stories. Nanoethics 13 (3), 269–272. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-019-00358-z 
  • Hansen, SL; Eisner, MI; Pfaller, L; Schicktanz, S (2018): ‘Are you in or are you out?!’ Moral Appeals to the Public in Organ Donation Poster Campaigns – a Multimodal and Ethical Analysis. Health Communication 33 (8), 1020–1034. DOI: 10.1080/10410236.2017.1331187
  • Pfaller, L; Hansen, SL; Adloff, F; Schicktanz, S (2018): ‘Saying No to Organ Donation’: an Empirical Typology of Reluctance and Rejection. Sociology of Health and Illness 40(8), 1327–1346. DOI:  10.1111/1467-9566.12775
  • Hansen, SL (2018): Family Resemblances: Human Reproductive Cloning as an Example for Reconsidering the Mutual Relationships between Bioethics and Science Fiction. Bioethical Inquiry 15 (2), 231–242. DOI: 10.1007/s11673-018-9842-0
  • Schicktanz, S; Pfaller, L; Hansen, SL; Boos, M (2017): A Comparison of Attitudes towards Brain Death and Body Concepts in Relation to Willingness or Reluctance to Donate: Results of a Students’ Survey before and after the German Transplantation Scandals. Journal of Public Health 25, 249–256. DOI: 10.1007/s10389-017-0786-3
  • Hansen, SL; Wöhlke, S (2016): Contrasting Medical Technology with Deprivation and Social Vulnerability. Lessons for the Ethical Debate on Cloning and Organ Transplantation through the Film Never Let Me Go (2010). Nanoethics 10 (3), 245–256. DOI: 10.1007/s11569-016-0275-0
  • Hansen, SL; Cronjäger, C (2015): Transcending the Spatialized Other in and through Jeanette Winterson’s ‘The Stone Gods’. Global Humanities 1, 157–169

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