Elisabeth Bakke

Associate Professor - Department of Political Science
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Phone +47 22856643
Room 810
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Transition to democracy in post-communist Europe
  • Politics, identity, elites, and party systems in Central and Eastern Europe, with main emphasis on the Visegrád four.
  • The European Union's eastern enlargement.
  • Nationalism & national identity, nationality policy
  • The relationship between national and transnational identities

Courses taught


  • Journalist in the local newspaper Dagningen, 1982-84
  • Cand. polit. 1989
  • Public Relations Manager of the Norwegian Center Party 1989–1993
  • Dr. polit. 1999
  • Post Doctorate Research Fellow, Department of Political Science 1999-2004
  • Associate Professor and head of the Bachelorprogram in Europeab Studies since 2005

Positions held

Member of the scholarship committee of the E.On Ruhrgas scholarship program in Political Science.


Political elites in the Visegrád countries, with Nick Sitter, Norwegian School of Management & Central European University, Budapest.


Tags: Comparative Politics, European studies, Parties, Elites, Nationalism, Visegrád, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Central Europe
Published Sep. 21, 2010 1:16 PM - Last modified Oct. 26, 2020 2:32 PM