Commentaries

In addition to doing linguistics, I also think about questions related to higher education. While I was in the US, I wrote about some of these in a regular column in the Norwegian journal Stat & Styring. I regularly write in newspapers and magazines on questions concerning higher education and especially the humanities. Below is a list of various pieces that have appeared (mostly) in Norwegian.

  • Humaniorakrisens nekrolog (with Knut Melvær). Forskerforum, 10.06.2015. [url]
  • Humanioras våpendragere. Aftenposten, 15.08.2014. [url]
  • Are the humanities useful? Agder Vitenskapsakademi – Årbok 2012, Rolf Nossum (ed.), 270-271. Kristiansand: Portal Forlag. [pdf]
  • Forsking er viktig! (with Britt Andersen). Adresseavisen, 21.06.2013.
  • Næringslivet og UiB. På Høyden, 14.03.2013. [url]
  • Akademia og næringsliv i skjønn forening (with Dag Rune Olsen). Morgenbladet, 04.01.2013. [url]
  • Stor verdi i å bidra. Aftenposten, 20.07.2012.
  • Flere må publisere. Aftenposten, 18.04.2011. [url]
  • UiO mot 2020: Kvalitet i førarsetet! Uniforum, 19.11.2009. [url]