Background and activities

Guro Korsnes Kristensen

Head of Department, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture.

I am professor in gender-, equality-, and diversity studies. I hold an MA in social anthropology (2003) and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, with a specific focus on gender (2011). I am project manager for the research project Norway-Japan: Bridging Research and Education in Gender Equality and Diversity.

My main research areas are:

  • Reproduction and family planning
  • Migration and integration
  • Gender and gender equality
  • Family life and domestic- and carework

On-going projects:

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Artistic productions

  • Lagesen, Vivian Anette; Sørensen, Siri Øyslebø; Sørensen, Knut Holtan; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes. (2020) Toolbox for gender balance. Toolbox for gender balance

Books

  • Gullikstad, Berit; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Sætermo, Turid Fånes. (2021) Fortellinger om integrering i norske lokalsamfunn. Universitetsforlaget. 2021. ISBN 9788215042954.
  • Ishii-Kuntz, Masako; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Ringrose, Priscilla. (2021) Comparative Perspectives on Gender Equality in Japan and Norway. Same but different?. Routledge. 2021. ISBN 9781003185222.
  • Gullikstad, Berit; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Ringrose, Priscilla. (2016) Paid Migrant Domestic Labour in a Changing Europe. Questions of Gender Equality and Citizenship. Palgrave Macmillan. 2016. ISBN 978-1-137-51741-8.
  • Ravn, Malin Noem; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Sørensen, Siri Øyslebø. (2016) Reproduksjon, kjønn og likestilling i dagens Norge. Fagbokforlaget. 2016. ISBN 978-82-450-1921-6.

Part of book/report

  • Sørensen, Siri Øyslebø; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes. (2022) Should I stay or should I go? How early career researchers imagine the (im)possible future in academia. Gender inequalities in tech-driven research and innovation.
  • Gullikstad, Berit; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes. (2021) "Vi er jo et mangfoldssamfunn". Mangfold som offentlig integreringsfortelling: (re)produksjon av likhet og ulikhet. Fortellinger om integrering i norske lokalsamfunn.
  • Gullikstad, Berit; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Sætermo, Turid Fånes. (2021) Forord. Fortellinger om integrering i norske lokalsamfunn.
  • Ishii-Kuntz, Masako; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Ringrose, Priscilla. (2021) Introduction: Comparative perspectives on gender in Japan and Norway. Comparative Perspectives on Gender Equality in Japan and Norway. Same but different?.
  • Ishii-Kuntz, Masako; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Ringrose, Priscilla. (2021) Preface and Acknowledgements. Comparative Perspectives on Gender Equality in Japan and Norway. Same but different?.
  • Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Gullikstad, Berit. (2021) Rural authenticity as cosmopolitan modernity? Local political narratives on immigration and integration in rural Norway. Politics and policies of rural authenticity.
  • Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Ringrose, Priscilla; Ishii-Kuntz, Masako. (2021) Gender and home in Japan and Norway: Considering the past and contemplating the future. Comparative Perspectives on Gender Equality in Japan and Norway. Same but different?.
  • Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Semba, Yukari. (2021) A matter of gender (in)equality? Public discourses on declining fertility rates in Japan and Norway. Comparative Perspectives on Gender Equality in Japan and Norway. Same but different?.