Kjersti Skarstad

PhD Candidate with a special focus on disability rights

Academic Interests

  • Human rights
  • Disability rights
  • Equality and non-discrimination
  • Peace and conflict
  • Quantitative methods

Background

Master degree in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR), UIO.

Has previously worked, inter alia, as a research assistant and consultant at the Centre for Human Rights, an intern at the Permanent Delegation of Norway to the Council of Europe, and as the Vice President for Amnesty International's student network in Trondheim.

Teaching

STV 4020 - Forskningsmetode og statistikk

STV3090 - Politisk analyse

PECOS4022 - Applied Statistics for Peace and Conflict Studies

HUMR5191 - Human Rights Methodology: Research, Analysis and Thesis

HUMR5702 - Human Rights and Development: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Theory and Practices

HUMR5132 - Human Rights Law in Context

ISSJF4711 - Human Rights

Introductory Course in Human Rights

 

Projects

Cooperating with the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights.

Tags: Human rights, International Politics, Comparative Politics, quantitative research, Political Theory, disability rights, Conflict

Publications

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  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2017). Forskning og menneskesyn. Morgenbladet.  ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2016). Når offeret ikke kan snakke. Gudbrandsdølen Dagningen.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2016). Ørjasæter snakker ikke på vegne av alle søsken av utviklingshemmede . Morgenbladet.no.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2015). Et samfunn for alle. Gudbrandsdølen Dagningen.
  • Hvidsten, Andreas H & Skarstad, Kjersti (2014). Realistiske symboler. Morgenbladet.  ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2013). FN-konvensjonen om rettigheter for mennesker med nedsatt funksjonsevne, I: Anne Marit Godal (red.),  Store norske leksikon (snl.no).  Store norske leksikon AS.  Artikkel.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2013). Wesley Cragg (ed.) Business and Human Rights. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Skarstad, Kjersti (2012). Hemmende dobbeltmoral. Ny Tid.  ISSN 0809-9049.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2012). Do Human Rights Violations Increase the Risk of Civil War?.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2012). Marcia H Rioux, Lee Ann Basser and Melinda Jones (eds) Critical perspectives on Human Rights and Disability Law. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  30(1)
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2012). Menneskeverd og likestilling i fare. Bergens Tidende.  ISSN 0804-8983.
  • Skarstad, Kjersti (2011). Økende kjønnsforskjeller i Kina. Adresseavisen.  ISSN 0805-3804.

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Published Aug. 7, 2013 10:32 AM - Last modified Jan. 12, 2016 4:40 PM