Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen

Professor Emerita - Centre for Gender Research
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Academic Interests

  • Children and youth
  • Girls and boys
  • Gender socialisation
  • Equality and education
  • Gender, subjectivity and social change
  • Psychoanalysis and psychosocial perspectives
  • Qualitative methods


  • Professor at Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo, 1993-present
  • Adjunct Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark, 2014-present
  • Director of the National PhD School 2014-2016
  • Research leader at Centre for Advanced Study, CAS, together with Hanne Haavind 2010-2011.
  • Director for Centre for Gender Research, 1993-2009 (on leave 2000-2005)
  • Study Director, Centre for Women's Studies and Gender Research, University of Oslo, 2003-2005
  • Ass. Professor in Education. Departement of Education Research, University of Oslo, 1981-93
  • Ass. Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark, 1977-83
  • MA, 1976, in Danish language/literature and psycho-linguistics. University of Copenhagen
Tags: Gender, Gender equality, Gender socialisation, Generations, School, Children, Girls, Boys, Youth, Identity, Subjectivity, Psychoanalytic theory, Psychosocial perspectives, Social change, Modernity, China
Published Aug. 22, 2011 9:43 AM - Last modified Apr. 18, 2020 5:14 PM


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