Imagining and experiencing the 'refugee crisis' (IMEX)

Professor Elisabeth Ivarsflaten, Scientific Director DIGSSCORE

Elisabeth Ivarsflaten is a Professor in the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen. She is the principal investigator of the Digital Social Science Core Facility (DIGSSCORE) and the Norwegian Citizen Panel at the University of Bergen.

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Ivarsflaten holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford and was a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, before joining the University of Bergen faculty. She specializes in the study of public opinion and political parties. Her research has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, the European Journal of Political Research, and other peer-reviewed journals. Much of Ivarsflaten research, teaching and writing explores radical extreme right parties and social movements. She has also been engaged for many years in the development and application of innovative survey research. More recently she has been branching out to the field of law and politics.

Ivarsflaten is the scientific leader of DIGSSCORE and the Norwegian Citizen Panel, which IMEX will use for Work package 2: Majority opinions about refugees.

For more information, see her bio and curriculum vitae.