Milda Nordbø Rosenberg

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Sociology and Human Geography
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Mobile phone 97947785
Room 349
Available hours Mondays 08.00-09.00 and 15.00-16.00
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • The interaction between humans and nature.
  • Climate change with emphasis on successful adaptation.
  • The global value chain of specialty coffee.
  • The role of collaboration in small- and large-scale social change.
  • Development, especially in Africa.
  • Qualitative methods; ethnography, narrative analysis and visual Methods.


  • SGO1001 - Introduction to Human Geography (taught in Norwegian)
  • SGO2500 - North/South Development
  • SOSGEO2301 - Environment and Society
  • UTV2000 - Development Theory and Practice (taught in Norwegian)

To be part of an academic environment that fosters engaged and inspired students to achieve their goals.


  • PhD Researcher 2016 -
  • Consultant, Development Portfolio Management Group (DPMG) 2014-2015
  • Tutor, Human Geography, UiO 2014-2016
  • Research Assistant, Human Geography, UiO 2013-2016
  • MA, Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - 2013


Part of the research project "GVC Connects" under the Miljforsk programme financed by the Reseach Council of Norway. This is a partnership between the University of Oslo, and Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.

Tags: Climate Change, Climate Adaptation, Development, Global Value Chains, Coffee, Africa, Burundi, Human Geography


  • Fazey, Ioan; Schäpke, Niko; Rosenberg, Milda Nordbø; Caniglia, Guido; O'Brien, Karen; Hodgson, Anthony; Kendrick, Ian; Scoville-Simonds, Morgan; Gram-Hanssen, Irmelin; Amundsen, Helene; Grandin, Jakob; Dannevig, Halvor; Grenni, Sara; Gunnell, Jade Lauren; Gusmao, Felipe; Hamann, Maike; Harding, Brian; Harper, Gavin; Hesselgren, Mia; Hestad, Dina; Heykoop, Cheryl Anne; Holmén, Johan; Holstead, Kirsty; Hoolohan, Claire; Horcea-Milcu, Andra-Ioana; Horlings, Lummina Geertruida; Howden, Stuart Mark; Howell, Rachel Angharad; Huque, Sarah Insia; Inturias Canedo, Mirna Liz; Preiser, Rika; Rahman, Sajidur; Reed, Mark S.; Revell, Philip; Rodriguez, Iokiñe; Rogers, Briony Cathryn; Rohr, Jascha; Ross, Helen; Russell, Shona & Young, Hannah R. (2020). Transforming knowledge systems for life on Earth: Visions of future systems and how to get there. Energy Research & Social Science.  ISSN 2214-6296. . doi: 10.1016/j.erss.2020.101724 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Veland, Siri; Scoville-Simonds, Morgan; Gram-Hanssen, Irmelin; Schorre, Ann Kristin; El Khoury, Ann; Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite; Lynch, Amanda H.; Hochachka, Gail & Bjørkan, Maiken (2018). Narrative matters for sustainability: the transformative role of storytelling in realizing 1.5°C futures. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.  ISSN 1877-3435.  31, s 41- 47 . doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.005 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Selboe, Elin; Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite & O'Brien, Karen (2017). Klima- og samfunnsendringer, I: David Christoffer Jordhus-Lier & Kristian Stokke (red.),  Samfunnsgeografi: En innføring.  Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202547752.  22.  s 305 - 316

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  • Rosenberg, Milda Nordbø (2019). BEFORE & NOW. Show summary
  • Rosenberg, Milda Nordbø (2019). Telling Authentic Stories in Coffee with Photo-Voice.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2018). Building Bridges - Finding Common Ground for a Sustainable Future.
  • Rosenberg, Milda Nordbø (2018). Kaffe, klima, mennesker.
  • Rosenberg, Milda Nordbø (2018). Transformations in the Burundian Coffee Sector.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017). Coffee Change.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017, 04. oktober). Hvordan er kaffen er truet av klimaendringene, og hva kan vi som forbrukere gjøre?. [Radio].  NRK P1.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017, 28. desember). Meet a Farmer: Dorothy, Gaharo Hill. [Internett].  Colleborative Coffee Source.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017). Stories on a String. [html ].
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017, 01. desember). The Dark Brew. [Fagblad].  Tvergasten.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite & Pileberg, Silje (2017, 20. september). Kaffien er truga av klimaendringar. [Internett].
  • O'Brien, Karen & Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017). Forskningstorget stand: Hva er viktig for deg? Kaffe, kakao og klima..
  • Rosenberg, Milda Nordbø (2017, 24. november). Dårlig klima for kaffe. Mens verdens befolkning drikker stadig mer kaffe, trues kaffeplanten av klimaendringene..  Klassekampen.
  • Selboe, Elin & Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017). The Dynamics of Collective Youth Engagement.
  • Selboe, Elin & Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2017). The dynamics of collective youth engagement.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite & Selboe, Elin (2016). Dynamics of Youth Engagement.
  • O'Brien, Karen; Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite & Aasheim, Annette (2016, 29. desember). Hvor vanskelig kan det være å bli et bedre menneske?.  A-Magasinet i Aftenposten.
  • Selboe, Elin & Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2016). Youth as change agents: working collectively for transformations.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2015). Dynamics of youth engagment.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2015). The world needs the ideas young people have.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite (2015). Youth initiatives for transformation: collective engagement and agency.
  • Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite & Selboe, Elin (2015). Dynamics of youth engagement.
  • Selboe, Elin; Nordbø, Milda Jonusaite; Hayward, Bronwyn Mary & O'Brien, Karen (2014). Norwegian youth mobilizing for transformation: The preconditions of resilient protest.

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Published July 25, 2016 1:02 PM - Last modified Apr. 21, 2020 10:59 AM