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Gender Equality

The main topics family, working life, politics and policy form the framework of the institute’s research on gender equality and gender relations.

The ISF’s gender equality research is concerned with societal challenges in the interaction between family, the labour market, and policy. Gender equality research at the ISF has given particular importance to understanding and explaining gender differences in terms of participation in education and the labour market, wages, careers, and management, as well as investigating the relationship between work and family life. In our research we are concerned with how gender is intertwined with other inequality generators such as ethnic background, age, generation, and class.

The Institute was one of the first to research gender equality and gender relations. In recent years, CORE – Centre for Research on Gender Equality has played a key role in this field. In 2017, the Institute also established NORDICORE, a five-year Nordic Centre of Excellence for gender balance studies and gender equality in academia.

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Researchers

Arnfinn H. Midtbøen PhD Associate Professor, Research Professor +47 920 82 553 Send e-mail
Cathrine Holst Ph.d. Affiliated Professor +47 22 85 88 89 Send e-mail
Fredrik Engelstad Dr. philos. Affiliated Researcher +47 22 85 40 02 +47 900 22 484 Send e-mail
Jorun Solheim Mag. art. Affiliated Researcher +47 904 06 747 Send e-mail
Marte Mangset PhD Affiliated Researcher +47 991 65 659 Send e-mail
Andrea Csaszni Rygh M. Sc. Research Assistant +47 934 01 885 Send e-mail
Erling Barth Dr. polit. Research Professor +47 930 91 410 Send e-mail
Ester Bøckmann Master PhD Fellow +47 403 05 191 Send e-mail
Ragni Hege Kitterød Dr. polit. Research Professor +47 950 50 375 Send e-mail
Inés Hardoy Dr. polit. Research Professor +47 472 45 113 Send e-mail
Ingrid Høie Vadla M. Sc. Research Assistant +47 97416952 Send e-mail
Ingrid Skinlo M. Sc. Research Assistant +47 971 61 447 Send e-mail
Julia Orupabo PhD Senior Research Fellow +47 976 66 787 Send e-mail
Kjersti Misje Østbakken PhD Research Director, Work and Welfare +47 991 62 556 Send e-mail
Liza Reisel PhD Research Director, Equality, inclusion, migration +47 975 71 460 Send e-mail
Marjan Nadim PhD Research Professor +47 916 09 108 Send e-mail
Mari Teigen Dr. polit. Research professor, Director CORE – Centre for Research on Gender Equality +47 482 07 137 Send e-mail
Marte Strøm PhD Senior Research Fellow +47 408 85 333 Send e-mail
Øyvind Søraas Skorge PhD Senior Research Fellow +47 930 41 655 Send e-mail
Pål Schøne PhD Research Professor +47 986 22 125 Send e-mail
Sara Cools PhD Research Professor +47 984 96 736 Send e-mail
Sigtona Halrynjo PhD Senior Resarch Fellow +47 481 21 698 Send e-mail
Sara Seehuus Senior Research Fellow +47 934 08 292 Send e-mail
Published June 9, 2017 12:29 PM - Last modified Sep. 23, 2019 3:29 PM