Caro Kirsebom

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Education
Image of Caro Kirsebom
Norwegian version of this page
Phone +47-22840915
Mobile phone 48294349 +47-48294349
Room 4380
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 0349 Oslo Forskningsparken
Postal address Postboks 1092 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Teacher education
  • The political and ethical aspects of education
  • Pedagogical relations
  • Subject theory
  • Difference
  • Professional formation
  • Ethics
  • Responsibility
  • Agency
  • Poststructuralism
  • Gender

Current activities

  • Ph.d project: preliminary title is “Discourses of responsibility in pre-service teacher education - An interview-based analysis of professional formation”
  • NATED: National Graduate School in Education
  • The research group DICE: Post-structural Studies in Difference, Identity and Culture in Education (University of Stockholm).
  • The research group HEIK: Higher Education: Institutional dynamics and Knowledge Cultures (University of Oslo).

Higher education

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Psychology, sociology, literature (all gender-focused) and “Critical studies in sexuality” (queer theory).
  • Master of Philosophy of Higher Education, HEDDA, UiO. All the modules and the thesis focused on teacher education and discourses of gender/sexuality.
Tags: Teacher education, Education


  • Benestad, Esben Esther Pirell & Kirsebom, Caro Seland (2013). Standarder for behandling og helseomsorg for transseksuelle, transpersoner og personer som ikke er kjønnsnormative : Standards of Care (SOC) for the Health of Transsexuals, Transgendered and Gender Nonconforming People - Offisiell norsk oversettelse / E. Coleman,

View all works in Cristin

Published Aug. 20, 2013 3:21 PM - Last modified Sep. 23, 2016 2:35 PM