Background and activities

Kristen Ringdal is professor emeritus in sociology and chair of the Depart,ment for Sociology and Political Science for the periode of August 2013 to July 2017.

Kristen Ringdal is Professor of Sociology  and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Political Science, He is the Norwegian National Coordinator for the European Social Survey (2001 -). Ringdal is an elected member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters, where he served as a board member from 2002 to 2008.

Ringdal has published articles in a broad range of journals including: Acta Sociologica, Administrative Science Quarterly, European Sociological Review, Human Relations, Journal of Applied Economics, Management International Review, Politics & Religion, and Quality of Life Research.  He is co-editor of Nordic Social Attitudes in a European Perspective, Edward Elgar, 2008; The Future of the Welfare State. Edward Elgar, 2012, and The Aftermath of War: Experiences and Social Attitudes in the Western Balkans. Ashgate, 2012.  Ringdal has also published an introduction to quantitative social science methods in Norwegian: Enhet og mangfold (Unity and diversity). Bergen:  Fagbokforlaget, third edition 2013.

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