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Disputation: Kathrin Olsen

Master Kathrin Olsen at the Department of Special Needs Education defends her doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Teachers’ practices of supporting the social participation for children with autism in the informal environment of kindergarten. A critical interpretive case-study with a cross-cultural perspective.

Kathrin Olsen

Kathrin Olsen

Trial lecture - time and place

Her trial lecture will be held Friday 26 April 2019, 10.15 - 11.00, in Lecture Hall 3, Helga Engs building, Blindern:

Inclusion of children with autism in preshool: Challenges and opportunities

Adjudication committee

  • Professor Jan Tøssebro,  Department of Social Work, Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences, NTNU , Trondheim (the first opponent)
  • Professor Kristina Ström, Fakulteten för pedagogik och välfärdsstudier Åbo Akademi, Finland (the second opponent)
  • Førsteamanuensis Imac Zambrana, Department of Special Needs Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo, is third member of the committee and the committee's coordinator.

Chair of defence


  • Professor Karl Henry Jacobsen, Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • ResearcherTerje Nærland, Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Oslo University Hospital

Additional information



Published Apr. 5, 2019 1:33 PM - Last modified Dec. 7, 2021 11:01 AM