Anita Schjølset is the head of Section of Public Administration and Governance at the Oslo Business School, OsloMet. She holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Southern California (USC). As a senior researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and adviser in the Norwegian Armed Forces, Schjølset worked on issues pertaining to women, peace and security in the armed forces and on mainstreaming gender in military operations. She is a member of numerous national and international academic networks related to gender issues, defence and security, and is an internationally recognized scholar and teacher on these topics. Her work is published in policy briefs, journals such as in International Interactions and in text books such as Gender i Forsvaret: Fra teori til praksis. Her research interests include gender perspectives on organizarion and leadership issues.
Administrative field of work
Olsson, Louise; Schjølset, Anita; Müller, Frida (2015). Women's participation in international operations and missions. Gizelis, Theodora-Ismene; Olsson, Louise (Ed.). Gender, Peace and Security: Implementing UNSCR 1325. 2. Routledge.
Schjølset, Anita (2014). Gender i Forsvaret. Fra teori til praksis. ISBN: 978-82-7935-349-2. 332 p. Abstrakt forlag.
NATO and the Women: Exploring the Gender Gap in the Armed Forces.
Institutional Variance of the Democratic Peace, 1816-2002: Electoral, Executive, and Federal Systems in Time and Space.
Schjølset, Anita (2017). Kjønnsperspektiv på mellomledelse og endringsledelse. Fagkonferansen i styring og ledelse 2017. HIOA.
Schjølset, Anita (2014). Gender i internasjonal politikk: Et akademisk utgangspunkt. Schjølset, Anita (Ed.). Gender i Forsvaret. Fra teori til praksis. Kapittel 2. p. 29-63. Abstrakt forlag.
Schjølset, Anita (2014). Innledning til gender i Forsvaret. Schjølset, Anita (Ed.). Gender i Forsvaret. Fra teori til praksis. Kapittel 1. p. 15-28. Abstrakt forlag.
Schjølset, Anita (2011). Implementing Resolution 1325 in the Armed Forces: Putting Policy into Practice through National Action Plans. ISA Annual Convention 2011. International Studies Association.
Schjølset, Anita (2011). Female Veterans: Understanding Challenges to the Norwegian Armed Forces and Assessing the Role for Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Military Operations. Folke Bernadotte Working Group on UNSCR 1325. Folke Bernadotte Academy.
Closing the Gender Gap in the Armed Forces: The Varying Success of Recruitment and Retention Strategies in Nato.
Schjølset, Anita (2010). Implementing of UNSCR 1325 through National Action Plans. NATO and the UN Resolution 1325; women in the armed forces. NATO HQ, Sarajevo.