Nina Høy-Petersen is a Ph.D. researcher at the Center for Research on Extremism (UiO). Her project (submitted in late 2021) combines qualitative interviews with quantitative surveys to explore entanglements of racism and cosmopolitan attitudes in the white majority population of Norway. Being an inter-disciplinary sociologist, Nina's work is heavily influenced by theories of culture and cognition, and perspectives from psychology in particular.
Additional core research interests include hate crime, phenomenology, embodiment, and gender.
2014: Awarded Goldsmith’s ‘Sociology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement’ for having the best overall degree results, MA Social Research of graduating year.
2012: Awarded Griffith University’s |University Medal for Outstanding Academic Excellence’ for having the best degree results among all students of the graduating year.
2012: Battle of the Arts, Best Project Griffith University BA Program.
2012: Griffith Award for Academic Excellence
2010: Griffith Award for Academic Excellence
2009: Griffith Award for Academic Excellence
Ph.D. Researcher at the Center for Research on Extremism.
Høy-Petersen, Nina & Fangen, Katrine (2018). Hate Crime Policy: Global Controversies and the Norwegian Approach. In Øverland, Gwynyth; Andersen, Arnfinn J.; Førde, Kristin Engh; Grødum, Kjetil & Salomonsen, Joseph (Ed.), Violent Extremism in the 21st Century: International Perspectives . Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISSN 1-5275-1580-X. p. 244–270. Full text in Research Archive