Ottar Hellevik

Professor Emeritus - Department of Political Science
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Values and value change
  • Quality of life and subjective well-being
  • Survey methodology
  • Public Opinion Research
  • Social Inequality


  • Magistergrad in sociology, University of Oslo, 1968.
  • Associate professor (from 1971), professor (1986 –) Department of Political Science, University of Oslo
  • Partitime position as research director at Synovate (MMI) since 1984
  • Visiting scholar/associate professor, Harvard University (1981-82)
  • Visiting fellow Department of Applied Social Studies and Social Research, University of Oxford (1992)


  • Worcester-prisen for best article in International Journal of Public Opinion Research  i 1993

Positions held

  • Chairman of Department of Political Science (1983-85)
  • Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences (1985-86)
Tags: Comparative Politics, Methodology, Values, Quality of life, Inequality, Public Opinion
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