Ola Listhaug left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
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forthcoming. (with Bernt Aardal and Ingunn Opheim Ellis). ‘Institutional Variation and Political Support: An Analysis of CSES Data from 29 Countries’, accepted for publication in a volume edited by Hans-Dieter Klingemann. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2006.(with Matt Carlson). ‘Public Opinion on the Role of Religion in Political Leadership: A Multi-level Analysis of Sixty-three Countries’, Japanese Journal of Political Science 7(3): 251-271.
2006. (with Zan Strabac).’Podsrska demokraciji i snaga gradanskih stavova: Hrvatska u usporedbi sa stabilnim i novim demokracijama’ in Sabrina Ramet and Davorka Matiã (eds.): Demokratska tranzicija u Hrvatskoj [also scheduled for publication in English].
2006.(with Kristen Ringdal). ‘Slovenian Values in a European Context’, in Sabrina Ramet and Danica Fink-Hafner (eds.): Democratic Transition in Slovenia: Value Transformation, Education, and Media. College Station: Texas A&M University Press.
2006. ‘Political Disaffection and Political Performance: Norway 1957-2001’, in Mariano Torcal and José Ramón Montero: Political Disaffection in Contemporary Democracies. London: Routledge.
2005. ‘Oil Wealth Dissatisfaction and Political Trust in Norway: A Resource Curse?’, West European Politics 28 (4): 934-851.
2005. (with Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, and Todd Donovan). Losers’ Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy. Oxford: Oxford University Press [also scheduled for publication in Italian].
2005. ‘Retrospective Voting’, in Jacques Thomassen, ed., The European Voter. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2004 (with Stuart Elaine Macdonald and George Rabinowitz). ‘Bush vs. Gore: Policy Issues in the 2000 U.S. Presidential Election’, Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning 45 (2): 185-213.
2004. (with Kristen Ringdal). ‘Civic Morality in Stable, New, and Half-hearted Democracies’, in Wil Arts and Loek Halman (eds.), European Values at the Turn of the Millennium, Leiden: Brill..
(with Maria Elena Sandovici). Ethnic Minorities and Political Participation, paper prepared for the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, August 31- September 3, 2006.
(with Kristen Ringdal) Trust in Political Institutions, paper prepared for the meeting of the European Social Survey Nordic Research Group, Copenhagen, February 16-17, 2006
(with Matt Carlson): ‘The Clash of Religion and Politics? A Multi-level Analysis of 63 Countries’, paper prepared for the conference Navigating Globalization: Stability, Fluidity, and Friction, Trondheim, August 4-6, 2005.
(with Albert Simkus and Kristen Ringdal): Disaggregating Public Opinion Toward Ethnic Conflict in Macedonia, paper presented at the conference on Disaggregating the Study of Civil War and Transnational Violence, University of California, San Diego, March 7-8, 2005.
(with Matt Carlson): Human Rights and Political Repression: A Cross-Country Analysis, paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, March 1.-5, 2005 and at the Midwest Political Science Association National Conference, The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, April 7-10, 2005.
(with Zan Strabac): Patterns of Ethnic Intolerance in Europe, paper prepared for the Fifth Pan-European Conference on International Relations, The Hague, September 9-11, 2004.
(with Zan Strabac): Support of Democracy and Strength of Civic Attitudes: Croatia Compared with New and Old Democracies, paper prepared for the Conference on Democratic Transition in Croatia: Value Transformation, Education, Media, Trondheim, September 3-4, 2004.
A Mild Resource Curse: The Impact of Oil Wealth Dissatisfactions on Political Trust in Norway, paper prepared for the Conference of the World Values Survey Association, Collegium Budapest/ Central European University, Budapest, September 2-5, 2004.
(with Stuart Elaine Macdonald and George Rabinowitz): Simulating Models of Issure Voting, paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association National Conference, The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, April15-18, 2004.
(with Stuart Elaine Macdonald and George Rabinowitz): Issue Voting in a Responsible Party System, paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, August 28-31, 2003.
Winning and Losing in Cross-National Perspective, paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association National Conference, The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, April 2-6, 2003.
Confidence in Government Institutions and Strength of Civic Morality in Europe: A Comparison of Trends in New and Old Democracies 1981-1999, paper presented at the workshop on Integration and Fragmentation: European Values at the Turn of the Millennium, Tilburg University, March 26-27, 2003.
(with Lars Grønflaten) Trends in Political Involvement and Activism in Norway, paper presented at the ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, University of Edinburgh, March 28 - April 2, 2003.
A review and proposal for a comparative study of political trust, paper presented at the conference on Measuring the Emotional Economy of Europe, Brussels, June 2-3, 2003.
(with Bernt Aardal): Support of Democracy in Europe, paper presented at the conference on Democracy in the New Europe, Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine, February 13.-16, 2003.
By Karin Dyrstad & Ola Listhaug
Professor of Political Science, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (at NTNU since 1971 - the university changed name from University of Trondheim to NTNU in 1996)
RESEARCH AND HONORS
Member, European Values Study Executive Committee, 2001-
Director, Norwegian Values Study, 1982-
Member, Standing Committee for the Social Sciences, European Science Foundation,
Leader, research group on The Foundations of Public Opinion, Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in the academic year 1997-1998
Member of research group, Beliefs in Government, European Science Foundation, 1989 -1993
Leader, working group on Values and Violence, Centre for the Study of Civil War, PRIO, 2003-
Elected member, The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters
Elected member, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Member of the board The Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund, 2004-2006
Franklin L. Burdette Pi Sigma Alpha Award of the American Political Science Association for the best paper presented at the annual meeting of APSA (with Stuart Elaine Macdonald and George Rabinowitz)
Heinz Eulau Award of the American Political Science Association for the best article in a volume of American Political Science Review (with Stuart Elaine Macdonald and George Rabinowitz)
Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan, 1981
Visiting Scholar, University of Iowa, Fall 1990, Fall 1999
Visiting Scholar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Spring 1991, Spring 2000, 2005-2006
Senior Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, November 1998
RECENT AND CURRENT PHD-STUDENTS
Ragnhild Nordås (CSCW)
Henning Finseraas (NOVA)
Beate Huseby (winner of the NSD Stein Rokkan prize for her dissertation)
Toril Aalberg (winner of the NSD Stein Rokkan prize for her dissertation; published as Achieving Justice: Comparative Public Opinion on Income Distribution, Leiden: Brill, 2003)
ARTICLES IN (inter alia)
Acta Sociologica, American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, European Journal of Political Research, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Politics, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Political Behavior, Public Choice, Scandinavian Political Studies, West European Politics
Dr.philos.(PhD), political science, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 1989
Mag.art. (MA), sociology, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 1972
Book Chapter in Building Democracy in the Yugoslav Successor States, Accomplishments, Setbacks, Challenges since 1990
Book Chapter in Civic and Uncivic Values In Macedonia
Book Chapter in Bosnia-Herzegovina Since Dayton: Civic and Uncivic Values
Journal Article in Südosteuropa: Zeitschrift für Politik und Gesellschaft
Book Chapter in The Aftermath of War: Experiences and Social Attitudes In the Western Balkans
Book Chapter in The Aftermath of War: Experiences and Social Attitudes In the Western Balkans
Journal Article in Journal of Peace Research
Karin Dyrstad, a PhD candidate at NTNU and a research associate of CSCW/PRIO successfully defended her doctoral dissertation in Trondheim on 8 May. The title of the dissertation is 'Civil War and the Transformation of Values'. It discusses the relationship between war experiences, ethnicity, and governance, building on surveys of public opinion from several countries in the Balkans.
Ola Listhaug and Halvard Buhaug served as her dissertation advisers. John O'Loughlin (University of Colorado) and Erin Jenne (Central European University) were the opponents at the dissertation defense.
Three CSCW researchers in the Values and Violence working group - Al Simkus, Kristen Ringdal and Ola Listhaug - have published in a special issue of International Journal of Sociology (Vol. 37, No. 3, Fall 2007).
"Anti-Muslim prejudice in Europe: A multilevel analysis of survey data from 30 countries" by Zan Strabac and Ola Listhaug in Social Science Research
CSCW associate and researcher Matthew Carlson and Ola Listhaug have published an article in the Japanese Journal of Political Science. The title is Public Opinion on the Role of Religion in Political Leadership; A Multi-level Analysis of Sixty-three Countries.