Beatrice Halsaa is Professor at the Centre for Gender Research at the University of Oslo. Her fields of expertise are gender equality, women’s movements, feminist theory, and multiculturalism. She was leader of the EU research project Gendered Citizenship in Multicultural Europe: The Impact of Contemporary Women’s Movements, which was a cooperation of 15 research institutions in ten countries. She is a former member of the Executive Board of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights. From 2016 she is a member of the Norwegian Women’s Lobby’s Expert Committee.