Ingjerd Hoëm is a professor at the Department of Social Anthropology, and vice dean for education at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Univeristy of Oslo. Her work deals with communication and performance, political change, and labour.
Thematic: Ritual communication, identification of space, linguistic anthropology, social organization and fourth world populations (indigenous people).
Regional: Polynesia, including the diaspora. Hoëm has done field work in Tokelau, Samoa, New Zealand and on the Solomon islands.
- Head of the Department of Social Anthropology (2010-2015)
- Responsible for the PhD-programme at the Department of Social Anthropology (2008-2009)
- Head of Research, Institute of Pacific Archaeology and Cultural Historyat the Kon-Tiki Museum (2001-2007)
- Magister 1990, PhD 1996, University of Oslo