Joyce Anthonia Ojokojo

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Phone +47 22845228
Room S03-15
Available hours By agreement
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • For the time being, I am working on a health project about intimate partner violence in Norway

Areas of work:

  • Research areas: Minority & non-minority women exposed to partner violence, health and social care services, and intercultural competence. Gender, mental health, diversity & inclusion, Nigeria’s #ArewaMetoo, and Norway’s Me-too movements.


Digital kampanje om kvinner utsatt for partnervold, 2021

  • Project leader: Beate Seibt, and I am the Project coordinator
  • Main Goals: Raise awareness and support women exposed to partner violence
  • Sub-goals: Increase the local community's awareness of partner violence and the way out
  • Increase the skills of health and social workers in their work in encounters with women with a minority background exposed to partner violence

Not Real Rape?

  • Predictors of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence and Attitudes towards the me-too movements in Nigeria and Norway; UiO Thesis



  • 2018 - 2020: Joint Erasmus Mundus Master in the Psychology of Global Mobility Inclusion and Diversity in Society (Global MINDS); the University of Oslo, ISCTE-IUL, & University of Limerick, Ireland
  • 2009-2013: BSc. Psychology, Lagos State University (LASU), Nigeria


  • 2021-present: Researcher, University of Oslo
  • 2014-2018: Project manager under international development projects (ActionAid, USAID, Global Fund HIV, Society for Family Health, Catholic Relief Services, Society for Community Development, and Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria).

Areas of work:

  • Project areas: Mental health and Psychosocial Support, Emergencies, Child and Adolescent Mental health, Women’s Rights, Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV), HIV/AIDS, and Female Sex Work
  • 2019: Cross-cultural Methods and Interventions; Summer school, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2019-2020: Project Support Specialist, Mental health and Human Rights Info, Oslo (Global-MINDS Internship).

Areas of work:

  • Designed and delivered inclusive SGBV and mental health webinars for organizations working in areas where mental health services are scarce.


  • 2018-2020 cohort: Erasmus Mundus Master's Scholarship in Global Mobility Inclusion and Diversity in Society (Global-MINDS)
  • 2018-2019: Johnson & Johnson MSc. Global Mental Health Scholarships; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and King's College London (KCL)-declined
  • 2021: Erasmus Mundus Intercultural Trainer Scholarship


Tags: Social Psychology, Cultural and Community Psychology


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