Associate Professor

Lars Leer

Field of work

Associate Professor Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL- Campus Sogndal

Work Experience: Associate Professor Social Sciences, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences 2015-2017.

Associate Professor Development Studies Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences 2010-2014.

Associate Professor Spanish, The Artic University of Norway -Campus Alta 2007-2010 Education: Teacher Education-University of Oslo 2016

Ph.D Social Anthropology Center for Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) 2006 Cand.Polit-Political Science University of Oslo 1993

Research interests: Education for Sustainable Development. BRICS. Comparative and International Education Civil Society and Social Movements. Migration. Democracy and Citizenship. Political Ecology. Latin American Politics. International Relations. Technology and Innovation.

Courses taught

  • Teacher Education
  • Human Geography
  • Social Sciences
  • International Relations
  • Sustainable Mobility
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Work
  • Development Studies
  • Examen Facultatum
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Science
  • Spanish

Research areas

  • Bolivia
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Indigenous rights
  • Teacher Education
  • Chile
  • Development
  • Legal Anthropology
  • Political Ecology
  • Brazil
  • Comparative and international education
  • South Africa
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • South Africa

Research groups