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Professor Inger Skjelsbæk

Advisory Board member

Centre for Gender Research and Centre for Research on Extremism at University of Oslo. Centre for Gender, Peace and Conflict at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

Inger Skjelsbæk is professor in gender studies and Director of the Centre for Gender Research and at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) at the University of Oslo (UiO), Norway. She is also Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway and she is a Research Leader at the Center for Research on Extremism (C-Rex) at the University of Oslo, Norway. She holds a PhD in psychology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Her research focuses on gender, children born of war, peace and conflict, violent extremism, political psychology, international relations, qualitative research methodologies and the Balkans. She is currently leading a European Research Council (ERC) project on European children born of war across different contexts and generations, entitled “Eurowarchild”.

Areas of interest

Political violence; sexual and gender-based violence; children born of war; gender equality

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