Gender equality and social change
Guest Researcher/ Professor, Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo (UiO) (2013-)
Head of Centre for Gender and Equality, University of Agder (UiA) (2009-2012)
Professor in Health Science, Faculty of Health and Sport, UiA (2007-2010)
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health and Sport, UiA (2006-2007)
Visiting Professor, Goldsmiths University of London,Dep.of Sociology (2004)
Ph.D, in Sociology, Department of Sociologcy and Human Geography, UiO (2003)
Researcher, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, UiO, (1998-2009)
Researcher, Centre for Women's Studies, UiO (1992-1998)
Researcher, Inst of Building Research, Oslo (1991-1992)
Researcher, Section for Prev. Medicine and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, UiO (1990-1991)
Executive officer, Centre for Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, UiO (1990-1991)
Research fellow, Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, Oslo (1987-1988)
Cand. Polit. in Sociology, Department of Sociology and Human Geograpfy, UiO (1987)
Head of projects (selected projects)
The Sociality of Tiredness – Culture, Tradition, and Change (1998-2002). The Norwegian Council of Research.
”Masculinities and Bodily Habits - Gender, Culture, Tradition and Change” (2003-2006) The Norwegian Council of Research..
”The Vulnerability of the Strong Sex – Treatment, Care & Masculinities” (2007- 2013). University of Agder.
”Masculinity Cultures in the Norwegian Military of Defense” (2011-2013), Ministry of Defense project).
Gendered Leadership and Power in the Norwegian Military of Defense, (2013 – 2016). The Norwegian Council of Research.
Sociologist of the year. A prize for dissemitation of research from her Ph.D.thesis to shortfilm
Post doctoral scholarship from The Norwegian Research Council (2003-2005)
Grants for fellowships abroad: Great Britain (2004)
Two years Study Grant from the Norwegian Research Council (2001-2003)
Nordic Network on Dialog Communication of Research Based Knowledge (2009-2013)
Member of the Reference Group for The State of Men´s Health in Europe Report. European Commision (2011)
Leader of the Ph.D. in Health Science Board, Faculty of Health and Sport, University of Agder (2007-2009)
Member of Agder Vitenskapsakademi/ Agder Academy of Sciences and Letters (2007-)
Coordinator of Research in Health Science, UiA (2006 – 2007)
Member of Steering Group ”European Men´s Health Network" (2005-)
Professor Michael Kimmel Stony Brooks University NY.
Professor Alan White, Professor in Men´s Health and Director of Center of Men´s Health, Leeds University, UK.
Referee on articles submitted for national and international journals (Journals of Men´s Health, Men and Masculinities, NORMA, The Norwegian Sociological Journal, etc.)
Dissemination of Research in short Film
Dahr, E. & U-B.Lilleaas: Tempo ! Shortfilm.(Texted in English) Norsk Filminstitutt www.nfi.no (2004)
Dahr, E & U-B. Lilleaas: Trette menn. (Tired Men) Shortfilm. (Texted in English) Norsk filminstitutt www.nfi.no (2006)