Background and activities

Guro Korsnes Kristensen

Guro K Kristensen is professor in gender-, equality-, and diversity studies. She holds an MA in social anthropology (2003) and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, with a specific focus on gender (2011). Kristensen is teaching on Master in Equality and Diversity and on PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture.

Currently, Kristensen is Deputy Head of Department and the leader of the study programme in Equality and Diversity.

 

Kristensen's main research areas are:

  • Gender and gender equality
  • Migration and integration
  • Reproduction and family planning
  • Family life and domestic- and carework
  • Human-machine relations and robotic welfare technology

 

On-going projects:

 

Previous projects:

  • Robotic Care. Networks of health, technology and culture
  • Buying and selling gender equality. Feminized migration and (gender) equality in contemporary Norway.
  • Familieplanlegging - bak tallene. Fortellinger om reproduksjon i det flerkulturelle Norge. (Family planning - behind the numbers. Narratives on reproduction in the multi-cultural Norway).

 

 

 

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.
  • 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