People


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Professor Tilmann von Soest

Tilmann von SoestProject Leader

von Soest is a Professor in Psychology at the University of Oslo and Research Professor at Norwegian Social Research NOVA (OsloMet). He is also the Co-Director of PROMENTA Research Center (University of Oslo). His primary research areas are mental health, self-esteem, loneliness, and body image among adolescents and young adults, as well as social inequality and marginalization. 

tilmann.von.soest@oslomet.no | 997 82 078


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Professor Willy Pedersen

Willy PedersenProject Member

Pedersen is a Professor in Sociology at the University of Oslo and Research Professor at Norwegian Social Research NOVA (OsloMet). His primary research interests are in areas of youth, marginalization, crime, intoxication and sexuality. Pedersen has been a part of the Youth in Norway project since its beginning in the early 1990s.

willy.pedersen@oslomet.no | 902 68 644


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Aurora Berg

Aurora BergProject Coordinator

Berg is a Sociologist who works as an Adviser in the Department of Youth Research at Norwegian Social Research NOVA (OsloMet). Her academic interest is the interplay between educational ambitions and social background, along with the position of symbolic power in the school system.

aurora.berg@oslomet.no | 480 74 145


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Hanne C. Hougen

Hanne Cecilie HougenProject Coordinator

Hougen is a Sociologist who works as a Senior Adviser in the Department of Youth Research at Norwegian Social Research NOVA (OsloMet). In addition to being a Project Coordinator at Young in Norway, she is leading the secretariat at Ungdata.  

hanne.hougen@oslomet.no | 452 77 857


Vidar UlsetProject Member

Ulset is a Psychologist, specialized in clinical community psychology. He is currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at PROMENTA Research Center (University of Oslo).

vidar.ulset@psykologi.uio.no | 466 82 016


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Lars Roar Føyland

Lars Roar FrøylandProject Member

Frøyland is a Sociologist and works as a researcher in the Department of Youth Research at Norwegian Social Research NOVA (OsloMet). He has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Oslo (2020) with a dissertation on young perpetrators of violence.

lars.r.froyland@oslomet.no | 913 10 076


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Dawit Shawel Abebe

Dawit Shawel AbebeProject Member

Abebe is a Professor of Public Health at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing and Health Promotion (OsloMet). His research focuses on immigrant health, development of mental wellbeing, comorbidities between mental disorders and somatic diseases, and global health.

dawit.abebe@oslomet.no | 483 54 625


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Christer Hyggen

Christer HyggenProject Member

Hyggen is a Sociologist and works as a researcher in the Department of Youth Research at Norwegian Social Research NOVA (OsloMet). His research includes youth and mental health, marginalization, unemployment and work motivation.

Christer.Hyggen@oslomet.no | 402 03 747


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Michal Kozák

Michal KozákProject Member

Kozák is a sociologist working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the PROMENTA Research Center (University of Oslo). In his research he explores mechanisms responsible for formation of work attitudes and their interrelatedness with a variety of labor market outcomes such as occupational achievement, job quality and subjective well-being.

michal.kozak@psykologi.uio.no | 22 84 50 00


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Laura Cortés-García

Laura Cortés-GarcíaProject Member

Cortés-García is a Clinical Psychologist currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at PROMENTA Research Center (University of Oslo). Her primary research interests focus on elucidating causal processes that lead to mental health problems from the formative years of adolescence to midlife.

l.c.garcia@psykologi.uio.no | 22 84 50 00


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Rubén Rodríguez-Cano

Rubén Rodríguez-CanoProject Member

Rodríguez-Cano is a Clinical Psychologist currently working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at PROMENTA Research Center (University of Oslo). His primary research interests focus on elucidating and attenuating health disparities among vulnerable populations by examining the longitudinal interplay between substance use, mental health and psychosocial vulnerabilities.

r.r.cano@psykologi.uio.no | 22 84 50 00


Personer i Ung i Norge-studien: Anne-Marie Fluit

Anne-Marie Fluit Project Member

Fluit is working as a Doctoral Research Fellow at PROMENTA Research Center (University of Oslo). She is interested in the political participation of and political attitudes towards women, the LGBTQIA+ community, and people with an immigrant background

a.m.fluit@psykologi.uio.no | 22 84 50 12