Ivar Frønes

Professor emeritus

Academic Interests

  • Professional interests
  • Cultural Analysis
  • Children, Youth and Family Sociology
  • Life course analysis and generation
  • Well-being and social exclusion
  • Social and cultural trends

Courses Taught

  • Cultural sociology / media studies
  • Life course/Childhood
  • Social theory


  • Mag. art. in 1975
  • Dr. Philos. in 1995
  • Worked at INAS 1975-79 and 1984-1986
  • Research fellow at ISO 1980-1984
  • Employed at UiO since 1986

Positions Held


Have currently active research collaboration with researchers at the Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), with the The Norwegian Center for Child Behavioral Development, by projects and by an affiliated position. Involved in collaboration related to two Nordic and one international project, in addition to collaboration with individuals associated with publishing.


Participates in a Nordic project on youth and migration, in an international project on children's living conditions, a Norwegian project to marginalization and child welfare issues, and a Norwegian project on the life course and educational development over the last century. (Meritocrazy and social reproduction).


Tags: Sociology
Published Oct. 5, 2010 1:23 PM - Last modified Oct. 17, 2019 7:54 AM


No ongoing projects