Inger Furseth

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Phone +47-22858299
Room 433
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

Sociology of religion, Social movements, Migration, Gender, Sociological theory, Writing and Research design


Higher education and employment history

  • Associate professor Department of Sociology and Human Geography, September 2013-
  • Associate professor Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo, January-August 2013
  • Interim Research Director KIFO Centre for Church Research 2012-2013
  • Research Associate KIFO Centre for Church Research 1997-2013
  • Adjunct Professor Norwegian School of Theology 2005-2012
  • Research Associate The Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California 2002-2013
  • Visiting Scholar University of California at Santa Barbara, 200-2001, 1990-1991, 1988-1989
  • Dr. polit 2000

Full CV (in PDF)


  • Adjunct Professor KIFO Centre for Church Research 2013-
  • Editori Nordic Journal of Religion and Society (level 2) 2004-
  • Vice-President International  Sociological Association Research Committee 22 (Sociology of religion), 2006-
  • Board member Ansgarskolen 2010-2012
  • Board member Centre for Church Research 2002-2008


Director of the NORDCORP Project "The role of religion in the public sphere. A comparative study of the five Nordic countries "(NOREL),which is funded by NOS-HS and includes scholars from KIFO Centre for Church Research, University of Agder, Uppsala University, Aarhus University, Church Research Institute Finland and University of Iceland (see

Tags: Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Social Movements, Migration, Gender
Published Oct. 8, 2013 8:35 AM - Last modified Oct. 8, 2013 9:25 AM