Irmelin Gram-Hanssen

PhD Candidate
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Phone +47-22857739
Mobile phone +47-98354428
Room 333
Available hours Tuesday 10.00-11.00
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 Oslo Norway
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 Oslo Norway

Academic interests

  • Relationship between nature and humans
  • Transformation of social processes
  • Understanding of climate changes and possibilities for adaptation
  • Societal changes in the Arctic and sub-Arctic
  • Indigenous rights
  • Participatory research methods
  • Narrative analysis

Courses taught

SOSGEO2301 Environment and society

SOSGEO3200 Environment and innovation


  • PhD Candidate in Human Geography, University of Oslo, 2016-
  • MA in Northern Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA, 2010-2012
  • BA in International Development and Cultural Studies, Roskilde University, Denmark, 2007-2010


  • Researcher, Ostfold Research, Norway, 2015-2016
  • Environmental Consultant, PlanMiljo, Denmark, 2012-2014
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA, 2010-2012
  • Research Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA, 2010-2011 


  • Danish (Mother tongue)
  • Norwegian, English (Fluent)
  • French, Spanish, German (Beginner)


Tags: Climate change adaptation, Arctic, Indigenous peoples, Transformation, Narratives, Human Geography
Published Oct. 20, 2016 3:06 PM - Last modified May 12, 2021 1:38 PM