Eva-Mari Andersen

Doctoral Research Fellow - Institutt for spesialpedagogikk
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Phone +47 22858126
Mobile phone +47 97086592
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1140 Blindern 0318 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Educational Sciences (Student)

Academic interests
My research focuses on exploring the narratives of young adult cancer survivors. This is primarily situated in disability studies, and draws on perspectives from the medical humanities and medical sociology. The research addresses both the educational experiences and everyday experiences of young adult cancer survivors. My current work is on the project: Narratives of young cancer survival. An exploration of experiences related to surviving cancer while also being young.

Substantive focus:
Lived experience
Voiced experience
Disease, illness and disability

Methodological focus:
Semi-structured to unstructured interviewing
Co-constructive grounded theory

Main supervisor:
Jan Grue, Department of Sociology and Human Geography (UiO)

Hilde Bondevik, Department for Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (UiO)
Luca, Tateo, Department of Special Needs Education (UiO)

2018 - Doctoral Research Fellow, UiO

2015 - 2018 Educational / Psychological Counselor, Oslo PPT

2014 - 2015 Clinical educator, BUP Nord



MA, Special Needs Education, University of Oslo (2014).

Thesis: Grief in times of illness. Young cancer survivors’ stories of the loss of a friend with the same disease as themselves. http://urn.nb.no/URN:NBN:no-45283

Tags: illness, cancer, cancer survivors, grief, bereavement, stress and coping, peer relations, disability studies


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  • Andersen, Eva-Mari & Munoz Llort, Sonia (2021). Feminismer i interseksjonene: samtaler for å endre samfunnet.
  • Andersen, Eva-Mari (2021). Narrativer om ung kreftoverlevelse: (fraværet) av fortellinger om å leve videre og etter. I symposium: Betydningen av erfaringsbaserte fortellinger i funksjonshemmingsforskning, med Sara Orning, Halvor Hanisch og Sonia Munoz Llort. .
  • Andersen, Eva-Mari (2019). Ung voksen kreftoverlever - om å leve videre og etter potensielt dødelig kreftsykdom i tenårene. Erfaringer, utfordringer og problemstillinger i et skoleperspektiv.
  • Andersen, Eva-Mari (2019). Grief in times of illness. Narratives about the death of peers as told by young cancer survivors.

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