Dr Cathrine Holst

Professor / Chair of the Expert Committee

Cathrine Holst is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oslo. She is also Research Professor at ARENA Centre for European Studies at the University of Oslo and affiliated with the Centre for Research on Gender Equality (CORE) at the Institute for Social Research. Her main fields of research are political sociology and democracy research, social and political theory, the role of knowledge and expertise in policy and politics, EU, European integration and the Nordic model, gender policy, feminist theory and gender studies. From 2016 she is chair of the Norwegian Women’s Lobby’s Expert Committee.