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Kirsti Pedersen Gurholt

Worktitle
Professor
Department
Department for Physical Education
Phone
+47 23 26 24 97 / +47 900 44 205
E-mail
k.p.gurholt@nih.no

Area of responsibility

Responsible for NIH’s participation in the international ERASMUS MUNDUS joint masters degree Transcultural European Outdoor Education (TEOS) 2011—2017.

Research

Cultural studies, gender and pedagogical analysis of Outdoor Education, Physical Education and Dance, grounded in ethnography, narrative and comparative methodologies

Education

Cultural studies, pedagogy, gender analysis, outdoor studies, physical   education, teacher education

Short biography

Kirsti Pedersen Gurholt, Dr is a Professor of Outdoor Education (friluftsliv) and pedagogy at Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway. She is educated an elementary school teacher and a Physical Education teacher, and has worked in junior high school. Her research interests include; historical, cultural, gender and pedagogical analysis of Outdoor Education, Physical Education and Dance, grounded in ethnography, narrative and comparative methodologies. She co-edited Nature and Identity. The Culture of Nature (2003) and Aktive Liv (2010) and has published extensively in Norwegian and English-speaking journals. She is in authority of the Norwegian involvement in the international Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s degree Transcultural European Outdoor Studies (2011-2017) and was chair of the European Institute for Outdoor Adventure Education and Experiential Learning (2008-2012). She is a skier, mountaineer, dancer and gymnast.

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