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Department of Sociology and Human Geography (ISS)

Management at ISS

The head of department has overall responsibility for the running of the department. The head of department and vice-head are elected for a period of four years. The head of department appoints the heads of research and of academics in both of the department's two disciplines for the duration of the four years.

The administrative head of department is responsible for coordinating the administrative work of the department.


Title Name
Head of Department Anniken Hagelund
Vice head of department Jemima Garcia-Godos
Head of research in human geography Hege Merethe Knutsen
Head of research in sociology Inger Furseth
Head of Studies in human geography Jemima Garcia-Godos
Head of Studies in sociology Torbjørn Skardhamar
Administrative head of department Inger-Lise Schwab



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