Liv Duesund

liv.duesund@isp.uio.no

Academic Interests

  • Behavioral Learning Disorders
  • Comparative and International Studies on Education
  • Special Needs Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Phenomenology

Behavioral Learning Disorders include: The Body and Learning, Skill Knowledge (from novice to expert), Sociology of Education, Self-concept and Disruptive Behavior in Schools.

Background

Higher education

1994

Dr. Scient. (PhD) in Special Needs Education. Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo, Norway. Dissertation: The Body in Special Needs Education. An empirical and theoretical study of adapted physical activity and self-concept for pupils with physical disabilities (Published in Norwegian only).

Employment history

2014-

Project Scientist. Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

2007-2016

Head of master’s program, SPED4300 – Social and Emotional Difficulties

2011-2015

Head of research group “Disruptive Behavior in Schools”, Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo, Norway

2013-

Special Advisor at Peder Sather Center, University of California, Berkeley, USA

2006-

Professor, Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo, Norway

2006

Guest Professor, University of Virginia, USA

2006-

Leader of the student exchange program between the Faculty of Educational Sciences University of Oslo, Norway and the University of California.

2002-2012

Head of Academic Board. Berkeley Center, USA

2006-2012

Head of the project on the establishment of Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study, University of California, Berkeley.

2004-2005

Visiting Scholar, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley.

1996-2006

Associate Professor, The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway

2001

Guest Professor, University of Linköping, Sweden

1993-1996

Head of Research and Development, The National Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Department of Special Needs Education, UiO

1989-1993

Research Fellow, University of Oslo

Board member

2002-2012

Head of Academic Board, Berkeley Center, USA

2014-2018

Member of Scholarship Committee, Norway-America Association (NORAM)

2004-2006

Head of Erasmus Mundus' Master Program. Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway

2003-2006

Member of Consortium for Erasmus Mundus Program, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium

Tags: Disruptive Behavior in Schools, Behavioral learning disorder, Eating disorder, Selfconcept, Apprenticeship, Skill model, The body and Learning, Phenomenology, Adapted Physical Activity, USA
Published Sep. 8, 2011 10:39 AM - Last modified Aug. 23, 2021 9:36 AM