Ingvill Constanze Ødegaard

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Member since: 02/10/2014 - 22:16
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GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and University of Oslo
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Prof. Dr. Ingvill Constanze Ødegaard (formerly Mochmann, née Ødegaard) is senior researcher at GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany and Professor II at Centre for Gender Research at the University of Oslo, Norway, where she is Partner in the ERC Consolidator Grant "EUROWarchild". From 1996 until September 2023 she was an acedmic employe at - and from 2006 head of - the Research Gateway EUROLAB at GESIS. She was appointed professor of International Politics at the Cologne Business School (CBS) in 2010 where she also served as Vice-president for Research and Knowledge Transfer from 2013-2018. Since 2019 she is a honorary professor at the CBS. She graduated in comparative politics, economics and German at the University of Bergen, Norway, and Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität, Bonn, Germany, holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Giessen, Germany and a habilitation in social sciences at the University of Cologne, Germany. In 2013-2014 she was a fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) and from 2014-2020 an affiliated expert of HHI. She is founder of the "International Network for Interdisciplinary Research on Children Born of War" and managing director and chairwoman of the foundation "Children Born of War Project". Since April 2023 elected member of the board of the Cologne Science Forum. Ingvill's interests include, among others, access to and re-usage of research data from non-governmental organizations, particularly related to conflict and post-conflict areas. She is an RDA Europe Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals 2019-2020.

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