Tor Gaute Syrstad

Doctoral Research Fellow - Institutt for Statsvitenskap
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Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Fields of interest

Political psychology, political emotions. Electoral research. Norwegian and Scandinavian politics.

Rhetoric, qualitative methodology. Post-structural textual analysis. Political identity.

Teaching

Board membership, UiO

Member of the faculty board, representing temporary employed academic staff at the Faculty of social sciences, University of Oslo, 2022

Education 

  • Cand. Psychol, University of Oslo, 2020
  • MA, Political Science, University of Oslo, 2017
  • BA, Political Science, University of Oslo, 2015
  • BA, Journalism, University of Stavanger, 2012

Background

  • Academic assistant and seminar teacher, ISV and PSI, University of Oslo, 2015-2020
  • Writing mentor, Academic writing centre, University of Oslo, 2015-2020
  • Project manager, the campaign "Ikke stem" (do not vote), with the aim of rising the election turnout among young Norwegians. Developed by Syrstad and Burheim on behalf of the Norwegian election directorate. 
  • Teacher of psychology, Bjerke upper secondary school, 2015-2016
  • Psychologist trainee, Specialized clinic for treatment of eating disorders, Oslo University Hospital, 2019
  • Trainee, Norwegian embassy in Zagreb, Croatia, 2015
  • Journalist, TV 2 Nyhetene (national broadcaster), 2011-2015

Publications

  • Aardal, Bernt & Syrstad, Tor Gaute (2019). Følelser og politikk. In Bergh, Johannes & Aardal, Bernt (Ed.), Velgere og valgkamp. En studie av stortingsvalget 2017. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 978-82-02-60971-9. p. 156–177.

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  • Syrstad, Tor Gaute (2021). En kort introduksjon til Binders verden. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening. ISSN 0332-6470.
  • Aardal, Bernt & Syrstad, Tor Gaute (2019). Valganalyse: Den sinte, gamle mannen er en myte. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Aardal, Bernt & Syrstad, Tor Gaute (2019). Emosjoner og politikk.

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Published May 31, 2021 2:52 PM - Last modified Jan. 3, 2022 9:35 AM