1992: International Scholarship at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
1993: MA in Prehistoric Archaeology from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen.
2005: PhD, Institute of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen.


1993-97 Director of Qasigiannguit Museum, Greenland.
1994-96 Head of the "Southeast Bay Project".
1999-2005 Research fellow at the Institute of Archaeology, University of Copenhagen and at SILA.
2005-06 Archaeologist, Kroppedal, Museum for Astronomy, Nyere tid, Arkæologi.

2006-07 Post. doc. SILA, The Greenland Research Centre at the National Museum of Denmark.


Palaeo-Eskimo archaeology, lithic studies, spatial analysis, hunter/gatherer studies.

Selected publications

Fog Jensen, J. (1998) Dorset dwellings in West Greenland. Acta Borealia 2-1998. pp. 81-128.

Fog Jensen, J. & Brinch Petersen, E. (1998) Raw Material Distribution - Social Space, Social Interaction. Acta Borealia vol 15, 2. pp. 139-152.

Fog Jensen, J. (2000) West Greeenland Palaeo-Eskimo Raw Material Procurement Elucidated by Geological Analysis. In: Appelt, Martin; Berglund, Joel & Gulløv, Hans Christian (eds.): Identities and Cultural Contacts in the Arctic. The Danish National Museum & Danish Polar Center pp. 71-76.

Grønnow, B. & Fog Jensen, J. (2003) The Northernmost Ruins of the Globe. Eigil Knuth’s Archaeological Investigations in Peary Land and Adjacent Areas of High Arctic Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland/Monographs on Greenland, Man & Society, 29, 1-403.

Fog Jensen, J. (2005) Palaeo-Eskimo Continuity and Discontinuity in West Greenland. Contributions to the study of the Dorset Palaeo-Eskimos. Mercury Series Archaeology Paper 167, Canadian Museum of Civilization pp. 93-103.

Fog Jensen, J. (2006) Different Areas, Different Cultures. In: Dynamics of northern Societies, Proceedings of the SILA/NABO Conference on Arctic and North Atlantic Archaeology, Publications from The National Museum of Denmark, Studies in Archaeology & History, pp. 7-85.

Fog Jensen, J. (2006) Stone Age of Qeqertarsuup Tunua (Disko Bugt), a regional analysis of Saqqaq and Dorset cultures of central West Greenland. Monographs on Greenland.

List of publications in the research database of The National Museum.

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