Lærke holds a M.Sc in anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, and a M.Sc. in Gender Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has previously worked as an external lecturer at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Anthropology. Lærke is is currently a visiting scholar at the Center of Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) at UC Berkeley.
As part of a wider comparative study, this research project aims to explore the negotiations around students’ claims and actions for a more socially just university, looking specifically at anti-racist activism at UC Berkeley.
The project is funded by the Danish Independt Research Fund as part of the larger project: "Fighting for e/quality: Comparative ethnographies of new student movements"
Nationalism, political violence, activism, racialisation and gender