Sigrun Marie Moss

Associate Professor - Department of Psychology

Academic interests

  • Intergroup relations and intergroup conflict

  • Social identity

  • Identity policies and nationalism

  • Political leadership

  • Framing

  • Africa (main focus on Rwanda, Zanzibar (Tanzania) and Sudan)

  • Qualitative methodology

Courses taught

PSY4506 -   Human Rights, Democracy and Reconstruction after Conflict; A community based approach

PSY4521 - Project Development and Methodology

Background

2016: Associate professor, Cultural and community psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

2010-2015: Doctoral researcher, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. (Thesis: Negotiations of identities in Rwanda, Zanzibar and Sudan. Macro-level identity approaches and micro-level responses)

2009-2010: Advisor, International Law and Policy Institute (Pemba, Tanzania)

2006-2009: MSc, Social and community psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

2007-2008: Intern, The Norwegian Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan, The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Tags: Cultural and Community Psychology, Social Psychology

Publications

  • Sandbakken, Ella Marie & Moss, Sigrun Marie (2021). “Now We Are All in the Same Boat. At the Same Time, We Are Not.” Meaning-Making and Coping Under COVID-19 Lockdown in Norway. Human Arenas. ISSN 2522-5790. doi: 10.1007/s42087-021-00208-z
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie & Solheim, Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen (2021). Shifting Diversity Discourses and New Feeling Rules? The Case of Brexit. Human Arenas. ISSN 2522-5790. doi: 10.1007/s42087-020-00177-9
  • Larsen, Eirinn; Skjelsbæk, Inger & Moss, Sigrun Marie (2021). Introduction . In Larsen, Eirinn; Skjelsbæk, Inger & Moss, Sigrun Marie (Ed.), Gender Equality and Nation Branding in the Nordic Region . Routledge. ISSN 9780367861353. p. 1–12. doi: https%3A/www.taylorfrancis.com/books/oa-edit/10.4324/9781003017134/gender-equality-nation-branding-nordic-region-eirinn-larsen-sigrun-marie-moss-inger-skjelsb%C3%A6k
  • Solheim, Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen & Moss, Sigrun Marie (2021). Inter-organizational learning within an organization? Mainstreaming gender policies in the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs  . Learning Organization. ISSN 0969-6474. p. 1–14. doi: 10.1108/TLO-05-2020-0103
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie & Sandbakken, Ella Marie (2021). “Everybody Needs to Do Their Part, So We Can Get This Under Control.” Reactions to the Norwegian Government Meta‐Narratives on COVID‐19 Measures. Political Psychology. ISSN 0162-895X. doi: 10.1111/pops.12727
  • Elgizouli, Ubai Kemal; Hussain, Ayman & Moss, Sigrun Marie (2021). “Chanting at 1 pm Revolution Time”: Collective Action as Communal Coping in the Sudan Revolution. Transitioning to peace. Promoting global social justice and non-violence. Springer Nature. ISSN 9783030776879. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-77688-6_9
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2021). Applying the brand or not? Challenges of Nordicity and gender equality in Scandinavian diplomacy. In Larsen, Eirinn; Skjelsbæk, Inger & Moss, Sigrun Marie (Ed.), Gender Equality and Nation Branding in the Nordic Region . Routledge. ISSN 9780367861353. doi: 10.4324/9781003017134-3
  • Adolfsson, Johanna Sofia & Moss, Sigrun Marie (2021). “Even the NGOs Never Talk About Ufiti [Witchcraft]”: a Decolonial and Feminist Cultural Psychological Analysis of Individualized Development Clashing with Communal Ways of Being. Human Arenas. ISSN 2522-5790. doi: 10.1007/s42087-021-00230-1
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2020). The Ethics of Researching and Writing About Collective Victimhood in Postconflict Societies. In Vollhardt, Johanna Ray (Eds.), The Social Psychology of Collective Victimhood. Oxford University Press. ISSN 0190875208. p. 421–440.
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie & Hajj, Hajj Mohammed (2020). Keepers of Local Know-How in Conflict: Conversations Between Research Assistant and Researcher, Researching Peace, Conflict, and Power in the Field. . Springer Nature. ISSN 978-3-030-44113-5. p. 29–48.
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2019). Leadership strategies of mobilisation and demobilisation in Sudan. The Journal of Social and Political Psychology. ISSN 2195-3325. 7(2), p. 997–1020. doi: 10.5964/jspp.v7i2.869 Full text in Research Archive
  • Røren, Marie; Jessen, Reidar Schei; Divon, Shai André & Moss, Sigrun Marie (2019). Intercultural attention in trauma treatment: Western trauma treatment negotiated and modified in Sudan. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. ISSN 0147-1767. 70(May), p. 67–77. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2019.03.002 Full text in Research Archive
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie; Ulug, Ozden Melis & Acar, Yasemin Gulsum (2019). Doing research in conflict contexts: Practical and ethical challenges for researchers when conducting fieldwork. Peace and Conflict: The Journal of Peace Psychology. ISSN 1078-1919. 25(1), p. 86–99. doi: 10.1037/pac0000334
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2017). Identity Hierarchy Within the Sudanese Superordinate Identity: Political Leadership Promoting and Demoting Subordinate Groups. Political Psychology. ISSN 0162-895X. 38(6), p. 925–942. doi: 10.1111/pops.12378
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2017). From political to national identity in Zanizbar. Narratives on changes in social practices. In Bagga-Gupta, Sangheeta; Hansen, Aase Lyngvær & Feilberg, Julie (Ed.), Identity Revisited and Reimagined. Empirical and Theoretical Contributions on Embodied Communication Across Time and Space. Springer. ISSN 978-3-319-58056-2. p. 169–186. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-58056-2_8
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2017). Identitetsentreprenørene. Speilvendt. ISSN 1893-4560. 2.
  • Phelps, Joshua; Moss, Sigrun Marie & Larsen, Nils Morten (2017). Sosial interaksjon. In Phelps, Joshua; Larsen, Nils Morten & Singh, Manjeet (Ed.), Kommunikasjon og konflikthåndtering i operativt politiarbeid: Sosialpsykologiske perspektiver. Universitetsforlaget. ISSN 9788215027913. p. 71–110.
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2016). "Country first, politics later" reasons for dual recategorization in zanzibari narratives. Peace and Conflict: The Journal of Peace Psychology. ISSN 1078-1919. 22(4), p. 318–328. doi: 10.1037/pac0000223
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie & Vollhardt, Johanna Ray (2016). “You Can't Give a Syringe with Unity”: Rwandan Responses to the Government's Single Recategorization Policies. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP). ISSN 1529-7489. 16(1), p. 325–359. doi: 10.1111/asap.12097
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2016). Representations of social identities in Rwanda. In McKeown, Shelly; Haji, Reeshma & Ferguson, Neil (Ed.), Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theory. Springer. ISSN 9783319298672. p. 199–213. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-29869-6_13
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie & Tronvoll, Kjetil (2015). “We are all Zanzibari!” Identity formation and political reconciliation in Zanzibar. Journal of Eastern African Studies. ISSN 1753-1055. 9(1), p. 91–109. doi: 10.1080/17531055.2014.985357
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie (2014). Beyond Conflict and Spoilt Identities: How Rwandan Leaders Justify a Single Recategorization Model for Post-Conflict Reconciliation. The Journal of Social and Political Psychology. ISSN 2195-3325. 2(1). doi: 10.5964/jspp.v2i1.291

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  • Larsen, Eirinn; Skjelsbæk, Inger & Moss, Sigrun Marie (2021). Gender Equality and Nation Branding in the Nordic Region . Routledge. ISBN 9780367861353. 233 p.
  • Acar, Yasemin Gulsum; Moss, Sigrun Marie & Uluğ, Özden Melis (2020). Researching Peace, Conflict, and Power in the Field. . Springer Nature. ISBN 978-3-030-44113-5. 379 p.
  • Moss, Sigrun Marie; Acar, Yasemin Gulsum & Ulug, Melis (2020). Researching peace, conflict and power in the field. Methodological challenges and opportunities. Springer Nature. ISBN 9783030441128. 383 p.

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