Dorina Damsa

Image of Dorina Damsa
Norwegian version of this page
Position Senior Research Fellow
Degree M.Phil

Border criminologist researching non-citizenship

Dorina is a researcher at the Institute for Social Research and doctoral research fellow at the University of Oslo.

In her research with non-citizen women in the Nordic region she looked at bordered punishment, deportation, precarization, and practices of citizenship.

She has published in international journals such as Sociology, Punishment and Society, and the International Journal of Qualitative Methods.

Tags: Migration, Gender Equality

Publications

  • Damsa, Dorina (2021). ‘This is not what I signed up for’ – Danish prison officers’ attitudes towards more punitive penal policies. Punishment & Society. p. 1–19. doi: 10.1177/14624745211068870.
  • Damsa, Dorina (2019). Between Belonging and Exclusion: Migrants’ Resilience in a Norwegian Welfare Prison. In Wyller, Trygve & Bendixsen, Synnøve Kristine Nepstad (Ed.), Contested Hospitalities in a Time of Migration. Religion and Secular Counterspaces in the Nordic Region. Routledge. p. 162–175.
  • Damsa, Dorina & Ugelvik, Thomas (2018). One of us or one of them? Researcher positionality, language, and belonging in an all-foreign prison. In Jahnsen, Synnøve Økland; Powel, Rebecca & Fili, Andriani (Ed.), Criminal justice research in an era of mass mobility. Routledge.
  • Ugelvik, Thomas & Damsa, Dorina (2018). The pains of crimmigration imprisonment: Perspectives from a Norwegian all-foreign prison. British Journal of Criminology. 58(5), p. 1025–1043. doi: 10.1093/bjc/azx067. Full text in Research Archive
  • Damsa, Dorina & Ugelvik, Thomas (2017). A difference that makes a difference? Reflexivity and researcher effects in an all-foreign prison. International Journal of Qualitative Methods (IJQM). 16(1), p. 1–10. doi: 10.1177/1609406917713132. Full text in Research Archive

View all works in Cristin

  • Damsa, Dorina & Ugelvik, Thomas (2017). A Difference that Makes a Difference – Researcher Effects in an All-Foreign Prison. Europris newsletter.
  • Ugelvik, Thomas & Damsa, Dorina (2017). Pains of imprisonment revisited: Perspectives from a Norwegian crimmigration prison.
  • Ugelvik, Thomas & Damsa, Dorina (2017). A difference that makes a difference? Reflexivity and researcher effects in an all-foreign prison.

View all works in Cristin

Published May 9, 2022 9:10 AM - Last modified May 9, 2022 9:17 AM