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B. 1969. Dr. polit. I haven been working at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen since 2009, from 2016 as full professor.

From 2000-2010 I held a variety of posts at the Department of Media and Journalism, Volda University College, including assistant professor, doktor stipendiate and post.doc. From fall 2011 to summer 2012 I also held the post of associate professor (20%) at the Department of Musicology at the University of Oslo.

 Research interests: Social research methodology (in particular survey methodology and multivariate categorical data analysis), the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu and classical European sociology/anthropology, empirical studies of social fields and social spaces, cultural sociology , the sociology of professions (in particular the journalistic profession) and the sociology of education.

My doctoral thesis, Profane and Sacred (2009) is a study of the Norwegian Journalistic Field.

Mail: Jan Fredrik Hovden, Department of Information Science and Media Studies, PO box 7802, N-5020 Bergen, Norway

E-mail: jan.hovden@uib.no

Phone : +4748003395 (mobile)

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