Bakgrunn og aktiviteter

Dr./Professor in sociology (of sports) 

Central research topics

  • Gender relations and the gendering of (sport) organizations,
  • Power and mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion in sport policy.
  • Leadership and gender in (sport) organizations
  • Gender policy and gender political strategies in sport organizations
  • Sport, social class and migration.
  • Feminist perspectives on body, sport and modernity,
  • Gender in sports media,
  • Gender and coaching

Main topics of teaching

  • Sport and social theory
  • Sport sociology
  • Sport history
  • Qualitative methods

Selected academic leadership positions:

  • Pro- rector of Finnmark University College.
  • Coordinator of the Research Group on Rural Women at Finnmark University College.
  • President of the Norwegian Association for Women and Gender Studies.
  • Extended board member of the International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA)  
  • Leader of the master program in sport studies   

Selected scientific activities:

  • ​Several key note/guest lectures, invited papers and about 50 paper presentations on national and international congresses and conferences.
  • Guest editor for several special issues of journals of sport and gender research
  • Member of several editorial boards
  • Leader/member of expert committees to assess qualifications to academic positions at Norwegian universities as well as internationally.

Vitenskapelig, faglig og kunstnerisk arbeid

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Tidsskriftspublikasjoner

Bøker

  • Bruce, Toni; Hovden, Jorid; Markula, Pirkko. (2010) Sportswomen at the Olympics. A Global Content Analysis of Newspaper Coverage. Sense Publishers. 2010. ISBN 978-94-6091-105-7.

Del av bok/rapport

  • Hovden, Jorid; Rafoss, Kolbjørn. (2017) Sociology of Sport: Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Sociology of Sport, A Global Subdiscipline in Review.