Research Fellows

MF CASR Fellows are selected for their high scholarly output and outstanding contributions to the field.  One Global Fellow is nominated each year to join MF CASR for four weeks in Oslo; click here for more information.

 

Global Fellows

 

Professor Doctor Ute Hüsken studied Indology, Tibetology, Burmese Studies, Sociology and Ethnology at the University of Göttingen, where she also received her doctorate in 1996 on the topic, "The Rules for the Buddhist Nunnery in the Vinaya-Piṭaka of the Therāvadin."  In 2003 she completed her habilitation at the University of Heidelberg on the subject of "Transitional Rituals of the South Indian Viṣṇuitischen Vaikhānasa Tradition."  After working as a research assistant and university assistant at the University of Göttingen, she worked from 2003 to 2008 as a project manager at the collaborative research center 619 Ritual Dynamics at the University of Heidelberg. From 2007-2017 she was professor in the South Asian Studies section at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages ​​at the University of Oslo.  Professor Hüsken is currently the head of the Department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia at the University of Heidelberg.

 

 

Fellows at MF

 


Professor of Medieval Studies
Email: Kristin.B.Aavitsland@mf.no
Phone: 22590615
Office: 343


Geir Sigmund Afdal

Professor of Teacher Education
Email: Geir.Afdal@mf.no
Phone: 22590607
Offfice: 474

 

Trine Anker

Professor of Religious Studies
Email: Trine.Anker@mf.no
Phone: 22590543
Office: 333

 

Ragnar Misje Bergem

Postdoctoral Fellow of Systematic Theology
Email: Ragnar.M.Bergem@mf.no
Phone: 22590645
Office: 424B

 

Christian Bull

Associate Professor of History of Religion
Email: Christian.Bull@mf.no
Phone: 22590565
Office: 465



Mary Jane Cuyler

Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: Mary.J.Cuyler@mf.no
Phone: 22590500
Office: 427

 

Otfried Czaika

Professor of Church History
Email: Otfried.Czaika@mf.no
Phone: 22590581
Office: 324A

 

Sami Al Daghistani

Postdoctoral Fellow of Islamic Studies
Email: Sami.A.Daghistani@mf.no
Phone: 22590659
Office: 427

 

Lars Johan Danbolt

Professor of Practical Theology with Psychology of Religion
Email: Lars.Danbolt@mf.no
Phone: 22590513
Office: 464

 

Asle Eikrem

Professor of Systematic Theology
Email: Asle.Eikrem@mf.no
Phone: 22590641
Office: 365
 

Ole Jakob Filtvedt

Professor of New Testament
Email: Ole.J.Filtvedt@mf.no
Phone: 22590657
Office: 334

 

Kjetil Fretheim

Pro-Rector/Professor of Ethics and Diaconal Studies
Email: Kjetil.Fretheim@mf.no
Phone: 22590625
Office: 351

 

Iselin Frydenlund

Professor of Religious Studies
Email: Iselin.Frydenlund@mf.no
Phone: 22590619
Office: 478A

 
 

Victor Ghica

Professor of Antiquity and Early Christian Studies
Email: Victor.Ghica@mf.no
Phone: 22590577
Office: 478E

 

Gard Granerød

Professor of Old Testament
Email: Gard.Granerod@mf.no
Phone: 22590651
Office: 331

 

Marion Grau

Professor of Systematic Theology
Email: Marion.Grau@mf.no
Phone: 22590554
Office: 332

 

Jan-Olav Henriksen

Professor of Systematic Theology
Email: Jan.O.Henriksen@mf.no
Phone: 22590534
Office: 340

 

Andreas Holmedahl Hvidsten

Postodoctoral Fellow of Social Science
Email: Andreas.H.Hvidsten@mf.no
Phone: 22590646
Office: 424A

 

Lars Åsmund Laird Iversen

Associate Professor of Social Science
Email: Lars.L.Iversen@mf.no
Phone: 22590652
Office: 325A

 

Kristin Joachimsen

Professor of Old Testament
Email: Kristin.Joachimsen@mf.no
Phone: 22590640
Office: 339

 

Liv Ingeborg Lied

Professor of Religious Studies
Email: Liv.I.Lied@mf.no
Phone: 22590526
Office: 478B

 

Brent Nongbri

Professor of History of Religions
Email: brent.nongbri@mf.no
Phone: 22590548
Office: 427



Daniela Lucia Rapisarda

Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: Daniela.L.Rapisarda@mf.no
Phone: 22590559
Office: 367A

 

Karl Olav Sandnes

Professor of New Testament
Email: Karl.O.Sandnes@mf.no
Phone: 22590537
Office: 342



Tatjana Schnell

Professor of Psychology of Religion and Existential Psychology
Email: Tatjana.Schnell@mf.no
Phone: 22590688
Office:

 

Moumita Sen

Associate Professor of Cultural Studies 
Email: Moumita.Sen@mf.no
Phone: 22590547
Office: 424A

 

Sturla Johan Stålsett

Professor of Diaconal Studies, Religion and Society
Email: Sturla.Stalsett@mf.no
Phone: 22590634
Office: 335

 

Atle Ottesen Søvik

Professor of Systematic Theology
Email: Atle.O.Sovik@mf.no
Phone: 22590536
Office: 325B