Rojan Tordhol Ezzati left PRIO in 2019. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Rojan Tordhol Ezzati

Doctoral Researcher


Work phone: (+47) 22 54 77 59

Research Interests

My doctoral work is on the effects of the 22 July 2011 attacks in Oslo and at Utøya on collective identities in the Norwegian society. Other topics I am currently working on include research on nationhood and nationalism, return migration, and migrants' transnational activities.

​​​ ​​​​Education

2022: PhD at the University of Oslo: Debating diversity, affirming unity: Contestations over we-hood in post-terror Norway.

2007-2009: Master of Sociology, University of Oslo; scholar at Master's degree level at Culcom

2006-2013: Bachelor of Arts; Program: European and American Studies 

2003-2006: Bachelor of Arts; Program: Culture and Communication


Work experience

2013- 2019: Doctoral Researcher, PRIO

2012-2013: Researcher, PRIO

2010-2012: Research Coordinator, PRIO

2006-2009: Language tutor, Language Power Center, Oslo

2008: Intern, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Paris


Language skills

Fluent: Norwegian, English, Farsi

Intermediate: French

Basic: German


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