Eirik Jerven Berger

Doctoral Research Fellow - Sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi
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Mobile phone +47 90031048
Room 421
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

  • Subcultures, youth, sociology of deviance, drugs, crime, the life-course.


SOS1100 - Sociological Theory (undergraduate)

SVMET1010 - Qualitative Methods (undergraduate)

SOS4010 - Qualitative Methods (graduate)



  • B.A. North Park University, 2016
  • M.A. University of Chicago, 2018


  • Writing Intern/Seminar leader, University of Chicago Writing Program, 2018 - 2019
  • Mentor, Master of Arts Program in the Humanities, University of Chicago, 2018 - 2019

Professional service

  • Board member, Program Council for Sociology, University of Oslo
  • Board member (2nd deputy), The Executive Board, University of Oslo 


  • Humanities Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2017 - 2018
  • Dean's List for Academic Excellence, North Park University


Tags: Sociology of deviance, Youth and Subcultures, drugs, crime.


  • Berger, Eirik Jerven; Pedersen, Willy & Sandberg, Sveinung (2022). Pathways to Drug Dealing in the Middle and Upper Classes: Early Marginalization, Relative Disadvantage and Countercultural Opposition. British Journal of Criminology. ISSN 0007-0955. doi: 10.1093/bjc/azac063.

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