Margunn Bjørnholt evaluated as professor competent

Senior Researcher Margunn Bjørnholt has been awarded competence as a (full) professor in gender studies by an evaluation committee appointed by the University of Stavanger. The committee consisted of Nina Lykke (Linköping University), May-Len Skilbrei (University of Oslo Faculty of Law) and Oluf Langhelle (University of Stavanger). The committee concludes that

Bjørnholt’s academic accomplishments in the last few years are impressive. She has published pieces in high impact journals substantially contributing to our understanding of gendered processes of work-sharing, qualitative interviewing and theory development on gender, work and family. Her contributions in the area of her PhD project and her work on “analyzing ideologies and materialities of gender equality,” together with the fact that she has also published interesting pieces on topics outside of these, and her pedagogical qualifications, qualifies her for a position of Professor in Gender Studies.