Primary research areas:

Primary research areas

  • American culture and intellectual history
  • The role of the law in American history and culture
  • American constitutionalism
  • The relationship between the law and politics in the US and Europe
  • The cultural role of human rights
  • Humanities and the law

Current resear


Current research:


CULTIVATE is a three year research collaboration between the universities of Copenhagen, Uppsala, London, Utrecht and Iceland and part of the HERA Joint Research Programme for the theme "Humanities as a Source of Creativity and Innovation".








Helle Porsdam


Professor of American Studies, University of Copenhagen.








Helle Porsdam  2011