Our team

Svenn-Erik Mamelund

Professor and Centre leader

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Jessica Dimka

Co-Centre leader and senior researcher

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portrait of researcher Nan Bakkeli

Nan Zou Bakkeli

Senior researcher at Consumption Research Norway

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Daniele Evelin Alves

Senior researcher at the Work Research Institute

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Vibeke Narverud Nyborg

Associated Professor 2 at PANSOC (research financed by University of South-Eastern Norway)

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Affiliated students

Hilde Orderud

Fourth year PhD researcher in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

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Former Students

Carla Louise Hughes – Master’s thesis (2022): The Association Between the 1918 Influenza Pandemic and Suicides in Norway.

Lara Maria Dora Steinmetz – Master’s thesis (2022): COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in eastern Oslo: Addressing sociodemographic determinants and main reasons for vaccine hesitancy. A paper based on this thesis is published in BMC Public Health: Sociodemographic predictors of and main reasons for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in eastern Oslo: a cross-sectional study (springer.com)

Christina Stylegar Torjussen – Master’s thesis (2022): «Døds seileren» – losjiskipet i Horten: En kvalitativ og kvantitativ analyse av årsakene til den høye dødeligheten på MS «Kong Sverre» under spanskesyken i 1918 [“The Death Ship” – the accommodation ship in Horten: A qualitative and quantitative analysis of the reasons for the high mortality on MS “Kong Sverre” during the Spanish flu in 1918].

Advisory Board

Preben Aavitsland, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Kevin Bardosh, University of Washington

Rebecca Jane Cox, University of Bergen

Tamara Giles-Vernick, Institut Pasteur  

Jon Henrik Laake, Oslo University Hospital  

Santiago Ripoll, Institute of Development Studies

Lone Simonsen, Roskilde University, Denmark

Research Assistants

Andreas Lillebråten