Kristian Larsen is Professor at the Department of Education, Learning and Philosophy, Aalborg University Copenhagen, where he is Deputy Head of Department as well as Head of the Learning and Educational Research Group. Additionally he holds a position as Professor II at Oslo and Akershus Univer-sity College of Applied Sciences (HiOA). His main research is carried out in the fields of humanities and social sciences, with a particular focus on health-care professional occupation, forms of knowledge, body, learning and identity. Other topics include: medical prestige hierarchy, inequality in healthcare, health capital and rehabilitation. His work draws on French sociology and epistemology as represented by Pierre Bourdieu in empirically grounded studies of medical and nursing education. He is Chairman of HEXIS, the Association for Social Sciences Research, and a member of the editorial board of Praktiske Grunde, the Nordic Journal of Culture and Social Sciences.