Kristoffer Kolltveit

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Visiting address Gullhaug torg 1 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • bureaucracy
  • media
  • political communication
  • central administration
  • administrative and political elites
  • core executives

Courses taught

STV1400 Offentlig politikk og administrasjon (bachelor)
STV4436 Statsvitenskap som redskap i offentlig forvaltning (master)

Background

Education

  • PhD in political science, University of Oslo (2013)
  • Master in political science, University of Oslo (2005)
  • Cand. mag., University of Oslo (2002)
  • Bachelor in journalism, Oslo Metropolitian University (2001)

Work experience

  • 2018-date:    Department of political science, University of Oslo
  • 2016-2018:   Associate professor, OsloMet
  • 2006-2008:   Advisor, Ministry of Research and Education
  • 2005 spring:  Intern, Norwegian Embassy, Washington.   
Tags: OPA, Sentralforvaltningen, Post-NPM, Nordic, Forvaltningspolitikk

Publications

  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2022). Between Spin Doctor and Information Provider: Conceptualizing Communication Professionals in Government Ministries. Public Administration. ISSN 0033-3298. doi: 10.1111/padm.12869.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Shaw, Richard (2022). Continuity and Change: Explaining Developments and Looking to the Future, Core Executives in a Comparative Perspective: Governing in Complex Times. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 9783030945022. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-94503-9_12.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Askim, Jostein (2022). The Norwegian Core Executive: Baronial Courts and Inner Circles? Core Executives in a Comparative Perspective: Governing in Complex Times. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 9783030945022. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-94503-9_11.
  • Shaw, Richard & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2022). Core Executive Studies in the Wild, Core Executives in a Comparative Perspective: Governing in Complex Times. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 9783030945022. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-94503-9_2.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Shaw, Richard (2022). In the Beginning: The Story of a Concept, Core Executives in a Comparative Perspective: Governing in Complex Times. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 9783030945022.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2022). Gender and Ambitions for Elected and Appointed Political Positions: Insights from Norway. European Journal of Politics and Gender. ISSN 2515-1088. doi: 10.1332/251510821X16314632442720.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2021). Communication Advisers in Public Bureaucracies: Inhabitants of the Zone between Politics and Administration. In Pinheiro, Romulo & Trondal, Jarle (Ed.), Organizing and Governing Governmental Institutions. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 978-82-450-3532-2.
  • Askim, Jostein; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2021). Departementspolitikere i et politiseringsperspektiv: En studie av statssekretærer og politiske rådgivere i regjeringene Bondevik 2, Stoltenberg 2 og Solberg. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 37(4), p. 191–209. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-2936-2021-04-03. Full text in Research Archive
  • Askim, Jostein; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2021). Populists in Government: Normal or Exceptional? Government and Opposition. ISSN 0017-257X. 1(21). doi: 10.1017/gov.2021.30.
  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Fredriksson, Magnus; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Pallas, Josef (2021). Public Bureaucracies. In Skogerbø, Eli; Ihlen, Øyvind; Kristensen, Nete Nørgaard & Nord, Lars W. (Ed.), Power, communication, and politics in the Nordic countries. Nordicom. ISSN 978-91-88855-28-2. p. 325–345. doi: 10.48335/9789188855299-16. Full text in Research Archive
  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2020). Kommunikasjonsrådgiverne i norske departementer: En «ny» type byråkrater i skjæringsfeltet mellom politikk og administrasjon? Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. p. 102–119. Full text in Research Archive
  • Karlsen, Rune; Kolltveit, Kristoffer; Schillemans, Thomas & Thorbjørnsrud, Kjersti (2020). Media and Bureaucracy: Investigating Media Awareness Amongst Civil Servants. Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration. ISSN 2001-7405. Full text in Research Archive
  • Askim, Jostein; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2020). Public office as a stepping stone? Investigating the careers of ministerial advisors. Political Studies Review. ISSN 1478-9299. p. 1–19. doi: 10.1177/1478929920906991. Full text in Research Archive
  • Schillemans, Thomas; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2019). Why do civil servants experience media-stress differently and what can be done about it? Policy & Politics. ISSN 0305-5736. 47(4), p. 599–620. doi: 10.1332/030557319X15613701092525. Full text in Research Archive
  • Sieberer, Ulrich; Meyer, Thomas M.; Bäck, Hanna; Ceron, Andrea; Falcó-Gimeno, Albert & Guinaudeau, Isabelle [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2019). The political dynamics of portfolio design in European democracies. British Journal of Political Science. ISSN 0007-1234. doi: 10.1017/S0007123419000346. Full text in Research Archive
  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Karlsen, Rune; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Schillemans, Thomas (2019). Mounting media pressure: Push and pull forces influencing agendas, resource allocation and decision-making in public bureaucracies. European Journal of Communication. ISSN 0267-3231. 34(4), p. 377–394. doi: 10.1177/0267323119861513.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer; Karlsen, Rune & Askim, Jostein (2019). Understanding reputational concerns within government agencies. Policy & Politics. ISSN 0305-5736. 47(3), p. 473–493. doi: 10.1332/030557319X15579230420144.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2019). On the minister’s tight leash? Media appearance and autonomy in public agencies. Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration. ISSN 2001-7405. 23(1), p. 41–58. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Thorsen, Ingvild Våset (2018). De politiske rådgiverne: unge broilere eller betrodde (fag)medarbeidere? Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 34(1), p. 21–39. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-2936-2018-01-02.
  • Askim, Jostein; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2018). The spy who loved me? Cross-partisans in the core executive. Public Administration. ISSN 0033-3298. 96(2), p. 243–258. doi: 10.1111/padm.12392. Full text in Research Archive
  • Solberg, Espen & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2017). Norsk forskningspolitikk: fragmentert styring i et sentralisert system. In Askim, Jostein; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Røe, Per Gunnar (Ed.), En smartere stat. Veier til bedre politikk og styring. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-02707-4. p. 159–176.
  • Askim, Jostein; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Røe, Per Gunnar (2017). Veier til bedre politikk og styring. In Askim, Jostein; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Røe, Per Gunnar (Ed.), En smartere stat. Veier til bedre politikk og styring. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 978-82-15-02707-4. p. 9–30.
  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Karlsen, Rune; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Thorbjørnsrud, Kjersti (2017). Serving the Media Ministers: A Mixed Methods Study on the Personalization of Ministerial Communication. The International Journal of Press/Politics. ISSN 1940-1612. 22(4), p. 411–430. doi: 10.1177/1940161217720772. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hustedt, Thurid; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Salomonsen, Heidi Houlberg (2017). Ministerial advisors in executive government: Out from the dark and into the limelight. Public Administration. ISSN 0033-3298. 95(2), p. 299–311. doi: 10.1111/padm.12329.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Askim, Jostein (2017). Decentralization as Substantial and Institutional Policy Change: Scrutinizing the Regionalization of Science Policy in Norway . Science and Public Policy. ISSN 0302-3427. 44(4), p. 546–555. doi: 10.1093/scipol/scw083.
  • Askim, Jostein; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2017). Political appointees in executive government: Exploring and explaining roles using a large-N survey in Norway. Public Administration. ISSN 0033-3298. 95(2), p. 342–358. doi: 10.1111/padm.12272. Full text in Research Archive
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2016). Spenninger i det politisk-administrative systemet: erfaringer fra Norge. Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. ISSN 0105-0710. 48(4), p. 481–496.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2015). Strengthening of the executive centre: looking beyond NPM as the explanation for change. International Review of Administrative Sciences. ISSN 0020-8523. 81(1), p. 18–36. doi: 10.1177/0020852314541566.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2014). Samordning i det norske regjeringsapparatet. In Baldersheim, Harald & Østerud, Øyvind (Ed.), Det norske demokratiet i det 21. århundre. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 9788245016147.
  • Askim, Jostein; Karlsen, Rune & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2014). Statssekretærer i norsk politikk: De oversette maktutøverne. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 30(4), p. 233–255.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2014). Concentration of power in cabinets: Exploring the importance of the party political context. Acta Politica. ISSN 0001-6810. 49(3), p. 266–285. doi: 10.1057/ap.2013.22.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2013). Concentration of Decision-Making Power: Investigating the Role of the Norwegian Cabinet Subcommittee. World Political Science Review. ISSN 2194-6248. 9(1), p. 173–195. doi: 10.1515/wpsr-2013-0008.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2012). Presidentialisation in the Executive Sphere? Evidence from Norwegian Cabinets. Scandinavian Political Studies. ISSN 0080-6757. 35(4), p. 372–392. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9477.2012.00293.x.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2012). Maktkonsentrasjon og politisk kontekst. Om underutvalgets rolle i to norske regjeringer. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. p. 24–47.

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  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Shaw, Richard (2022). Core Executives in a Comparative Perspective: Governing in Complex Times. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9783030945022.
  • Stigen, Inger Marie; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Winsvold, Marte Slagsvold (2018). Fra valg til velferd. Innføring i stats- og kommunalkunnskap. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 9788202529406. 262 p.
  • Askim, Jostein; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Røe, Per Gunnar (2017). En smartere stat. Veier til bedre politikk og styring. Universitetsforlaget. ISBN 978-82-15-02707-4. 203 p.

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  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Fredriksson, Magnus; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Pallas, Josef (2021). Public Bureaucracies. In Skogerbø, Eli; Ihlen, Øyvind; Kristensen, Nete Nørgaard & Nord, Lars W. (Ed.), Power, communication, and politics in the Nordic countries. Nordicom. ISSN 978-91-88855-28-2. p. 325–345. doi: %2010.48335/9789188855299-16.
  • Askim, Jostein Rosfjord; Bach, Tobias & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2021). Politisering av embetsverket: Introduksjon til et temanummer. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Tidsskrift. ISSN 0801-1745. 37(4), p. 165–170. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-2936-2021-04-01.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer; Karlsen, Rune & Figenschou, Tine Ustad (2020). Conceptualizing Communication Professionals in Public Bureaucracies: Ideal Types and Empirical Application.
  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad & Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2018). Når byråkratiene styres av mediene (kronikk). [Newspaper]. Aftenposten.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer; Askim, Jostein & Karlsen, Rune (2018). Understanding Reputational Concerns within Government Agencies: The Importance of Individual Characteristics and Organizational Features.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer; Figenschou, Tine Ustad & Karlsen, Rune (2018). Communication workers in ministries: Strategic links between politics and administration.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2017). Lojalitet, nøytralitet og faglig uavhengighet i sentraladministrasjonen.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer; Karlsen, Rune & Figenschou, Tine Ustad (2017). Mounting media pressure: Push and pull forces influencing decision making in public bureaucracies.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer (2017). On the minister’s tight leash? Exploring the links between the media, ministers and agency autonomy .
  • Figenschou, Tine Ustad; Karlsen, Rune; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Thorbjørnsrud, Kjersti (2017). Media influence on bureaucratic decision-making: Evidence from Norway and the Netherlands.
  • Kolltveit, Kristoffer; Askim, Jostein & Rose, Lawrence E (2014). Knowledge, wicked problems and multi-level government: Learning in the shadow of complexity.
  • Karlsen, Rune; Kolltveit, Kristoffer & Stoltenberg, Christina Hoelgaard (2018). Mediepåvirkning i offentlig sektor : Resultat- og dokumentasjonsrapport. Institutt for samfunnsforskning. ISSN 978-82-7763-587-3. Full text in Research Archive

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