Bilde av Stein, Barbara
Bilde av Stein, Barbara
Department of Social Education barbara.s.stein@uit.no +4777058347 Harstad You can find me here

Barbara Stein


Job description

Barbara Stein is associate professor at the Department of Social Education. She did her PhD at the same department and in her project she studied volunteerism's role in the integration processes of adult immigrants. Her research interests are: migration, integration, volunteerism, and gender. She is affiliated with the Arctic Centre for Welfare and Disability Research (ASVF).


  • Barbara Stein, Gunn Elin Fedreheim :
    Problematization of integration in Norwegian policymaking–integration through employment or volunteerism?
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 2022 DOI
  • Barbara S. Stein :
    Minoritizing Processes and Power Relations between Volunteers and Immigrant Participants—An Example from Norway
    Nordic Journal of Migration Research 2022 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Barbara Sophia Stein :
    Integration and the Voluntary Sector: An Unfavourable Pairing, or the Perfect Match? - Exploring Integration Processes of Immigrants through and in the Voluntary Sector in Norway
    2023 FULLTEKST
  • Barbara Sophia Stein :
    Frivillighet og integrering - hva vet vi?
    2023
  • Barbara Sophia Stein :
    Paneldebatt - Frivillighetens rolle i integreringsarbeidet
    2023
  • Gunn Elin Fedreheim, Barbara Sophia Stein, Tina Hansen, Stine Dale, Torjar Urdal :
    Forskning MED NAV – en suksesshistorie om et pilotprosjekts bidrag til tjenesteutvikling i NAV
    2023
  • Barbara Stein :
    Frivillighet og integrering
    2022
  • Barbara Stein :
    På labben med integreringsforsker Barbara
    2021 FULLTEKST
  • Barbara Stein :
    Mer mangfold = mer konflikt?
    2021
  • Barbara S. Stein :
    Frivillighet – mål eller middel for integrering?
    Nordnorsk Debatt 05. August 2020 FULLTEKST
  • Barbara S. Stein :
    Det er ingen som kommer og sier 'velkommen' - Frivillighet og integrering
    2020
  • Barbara S. Stein :
    Engaging Women in Integration: Exploring Relations between Integration, Gender and the Voluntary Sector
    2019
  • Barbara S. Stein :
    Power-imbalance, intersectionality and processes of integration: Exploring relations between integration of immigrant women and the voluntary sector in Norway
    2019
  • Barbara S. Stein :
    Visions of integration: How immigrants make sense of a new landscape
    UiT Norges arktiske universitet 2017 FULLTEKST

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    Research interests

    Migration, integration, volunteerism, gender

    Teaching

    Barbara Stein teaches on bachelor's, master's and PhD level at the Department of Social Education, primarily within the fields of social anthropology/sociology, migration/minorities, and gender.

    She is currently supervising two master's theses affiliated with the Master in Social Innovation and Welfare (SSO-3911 Masteroppgave velferdsendring).


    Member of research group



    CV

    2022 - : Associate Professor at Department of Social Education, UiT Harstad

    2018 - 2023: PhD candidate at Department of Social Education, UiT Harstad
    Thesis: Integration and the Voluntary Sector: An Unfavourable Pairing, or the Perfect Match? - Exploring Integration Processes of Immigrants through and in the Voluntary Sector in Norway
    08/2019 - 02/2020: research stay at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand

    2015 - 2017: Master of Peace and Conflict Transformation, UiT Tromsø

    2011 - 2015: Bachelor of Arts in Sociocultural Anthropology, LMU Munich, Germany