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Mari Kristin Sisjord

Head of Department
Department of Cultural and Social Studies
+47 23 26 24 26 / +47 900 84 739


Sociology, sport and gender, women in elite coaching and sport governance, youth sport, sport schools, snowboarding, qualitative methods


Sociological theory, sociological perspectives on sport, sport and media

Short biography

Mari Kristin Sisjord is professor in sport sociology at the Section for Culture and Society, NIH. She has a Cand. Mag. degree from the University of Oslo, Master and PhD degree from NIH. Sisjord was the dean at the Institute for social sciences, NIH, 1999-2001, and she has been a member of NIHs executive board for two periods (2009-2017).

She has been a member of the International Sociology of Sport Association's executive board for two periods (1996-2003), the last period as vice President.


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