Birgit Brock-Utne

Professor Emeritus
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 0317 Oslo
Postal address P.O. Box 1092 Blindern 0317 Oslo


  • Dr.philos in political science University of Oslo
  • Ph.D in education by review, University of Oslo
  • Cand.polit. from the University of Oslo ( Education, Political sosiology and German)
  • M.Ed. from the University of llinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • Diploma in Teacher Training for the primary and lower secondary school,
  • One year study at Stanford University (art education and political science)

Employment record

  • Independent Consultant in education and development, peace education, curriculum development, multilingualism, gender, education and development (1990–present) Consultancy for save the Children,Norway and NORAD/CASAS in 2011 and 2012
  • Visiting Professor at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studes, University of Otago,New Zealand, spring of 2012
  • Visiting Professor in peace and development studies Universitat Jaume Primero de Castellon (spring 2011)
  • Visiting Professor in peace and development studies Wartburg College, Iowa (spring 2010)
  • Professor in Education and Development at the University of Oslo( fall 1992 – fall 2008)
  • Director and founder of the M.phil. in Comparative and International Education at the University of Oslo (1998 – 2008)
  • Visiting Professor in peace and development studies Indiana University,( spring 2006)
  • Visiting Professor in Education in Africa University of Hiroshima, Japan( fall 2002)
  • Visiting Professor in peace and development studies, University of Antioch (spring 1992)
  • Visiting Professor in Education at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (1988 – 1991)
  • Head of Department of Educational Psychology, University of Dar es Salaam (1989-1991)
  • Associate Professor of social eduaction and education and innovation, University of Oslo (1977 – 1988)
  • Deputy Head of the Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo (1982-1985)
  • Researcher at the Peace Research Instittue of Oslo (1981-1982)
  • Researcher at the Work Research Instittue of Oslo (spring 1977)
  • Research Consultant in the planning division of the Ministry of Education,Norway (1973 – 1976)
  • Lecturer at Tromsø TeacherTraining College, (1966–1973)
  • Teacher in art education at Elverum Teacher College (1964-1966)
  • Teaching Assistant in art Education, University of Illinois (1963-1964)
  • Teacher of German,English, History and Sports at Tynset secondary school (1961–1963)
Tags: Comparative and international studies, Education, Global South
Published Oct. 8, 2010 1:12 PM - Last modified Sep. 23, 2016 4:40 PM