Terje Wessel

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Phone +47 22858331
Room 341
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Urban inequality (including segregation), urban economic development and urban housing markets
  • Secondary fields are urbanization, urban diversity, urban planning and urban politics

Courses Taught

  • SGO2100 - Bygeografi og urbanisme
  • SGO3100 - By- og regional utvikling
  • SGO4201 - Urbanisme - byens strukturer og strømninger
  • SGO4011 - Tenkning og metodologi i samfunnsgeografi
  • SGO4202 - Urbanisme - bypolitikk og byplanlegging


  • MA (cand. polit.) in human geography in 1983 at the University of Bergen
  • PhD (dr. philos.) in political science at UiO 1996
  • Has held positions at NIBR, Statistics Norway, the University of Trondheim, the municipality of Oslo and the Norwegian building research institute
  • Associate professor at ISS UiO in 1997
  • Professor at ISS UiO from 2001

Positions Held

  • Head of urban and regional development in human geography (ISS)
  • Member of the scientific committee at Osloforskning
Tags: Human Geography
Published Oct. 14, 2010 1:38 PM - Last modified Feb. 10, 2016 2:43 PM