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Academic Interests

  • Men and masculinities

  • Traffic accidents and risk-taking

  • Disabilities

  • Rehabilitation

  • Gender and beauty ideals


  • Leader of the PhD Forum at the Institute of Health and Society, the University of Oslo. Read more.

  • Steering Committee Member in the Nordic Network Gender, Body, Health, the Centre for Gender Research

  • Master of Arts in Social Anthropology, the University of Oslo

  • Research journalist, KILDEN Information Centre for Gender Research in Norway


Young men are identified as a high-risk group in traffic-related accidents. Men with disabilities caused by traffic accidents, where they were drivers and between 17 and 24 years, are interviewed in this project. Of particular focus in the study is the men´s perspectives on driving and risk-taking, their bodies and everyday life with disabilities.


This project is done in collaboration with the Norwegian Council for Road Safety.

Tags: Rehabilitation, Men, Masculinities, Disabilities, Gender, Social Anthropolgy


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Published Mar. 18, 2013 2:19 PM - Last modified June 13, 2017 9:40 AM