Sigrun Marie Moss

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Psychology
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Phone +47-22845150
Room S03-11
Available hours By agreement
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Intergroup relations and intergroup conflict

  • Social identity

  • Identity policies and nationalism

  • Political leadership

  • Framing

  • Africa (main focus on Rwanda, Zanzibar (Tanzania) and Sudan)

  • Qualitative methodology

Courses taught

PSY4506 -   Human Rights, Democracy and Reconstruction after Conflict; A community based approach

PSY4521 - Project Development and Methodology


2016: Associate professor, Cultural and community psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

2010-2015: Doctoral researcher, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. (Thesis: Negotiations of identities in Rwanda, Zanzibar and Sudan. Macro-level identity approaches and micro-level responses)

2009-2010: Advisor, International Law and Policy Institute (Pemba, Tanzania)

2006-2009: MSc, Social and community psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

2007-2008: Intern, The Norwegian Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan, The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Tags: Cultural and Community Psychology, Social Psychology


  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2017). From political to national identity in Zanizbar. Narratives on changes in social practices., In Sangheeta Bagga-Gupta; Aase Lyngvær Hansen & Julie Feilberg (ed.),  Identity Revisited and Reimagined. Empirical and Theoretical Contributions on Embodied Communication Across Time and Space.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-319-58056-2.  8.  s 169 - 186
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2017). Identitetsentreprenørene. Speilvendt.  ISSN 1893-4560.  2
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2017). Identity Hierarchy Within the Sudanese Superordinate Identity: Political Leadership Promoting and Demoting Subordinate Groups. Political Psychology.  ISSN 0162-895X.  38(6), s 925- 942 . doi: 10.1111/pops.12378
  • Phelps, Joshua; Moss, Sigrun Marie & Larsen, Nils Morten (2017). Sosial interaksjon, I: Joshua Phelps; Nils Morten Larsen & Manjeet Singh (red.),  Kommunikasjon og konflikthåndtering i operativt politiarbeid: Sosialpsykologiske perspektiver.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 9788215027913.  4.  s 71 - 110
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2016). "Country first, politics later" reasons for dual recategorization in zanzibari narratives. Peace and Conflict: The Journal of Peace Psychology.  ISSN 1078-1919.  22(4), s 318- 328 . doi: 10.1037/pac0000223 Show summary
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2016). Representations of social identities in Rwanda., In Shelly McKeown; Reeshma Haji & Neil Ferguson (ed.),  Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theory.  Springer.  ISBN 9783319298672.  Kapittel 13.  s 199 - 213
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie & Vollhardt, Johanna Ray (2016). “You Can't Give a Syringe with Unity”: Rwandan Responses to the Government's Single Recategorization Policies. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy.  ISSN 1529-7489.  16(1), s 325- 359 . doi: 10.1111/asap.12097
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie & Tronvoll, Kjetil (2015). “We are all Zanzibari!” Identity formation and political reconciliation in Zanzibar. Journal of Eastern African Studies.  ISSN 1753-1055.  9(1), s 91- 109 . doi: 10.1080/17531055.2014.985357 Show summary
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2014). Beyond Conflict and Spoilt Identities: How Rwandan Leaders Justify a Single Recategorization Model for Post-Conflict Reconciliation. The Journal of Social and Political Psychology.  ISSN 2195-3325.  2(1) . doi: 10.5964/jspp.v2i1.291
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2013). Sosial rekategorisering som politisk strategi i fredsbygging. Erfaringer fra Rwanda og Zanzibar. Impuls : Tidsskrift for psykologi.  ISSN 0801-2911.  s 24- 42

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