Geir Moshuus

Associate Professor
Faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Science
Department of Culture, Religion and Social Studies
Campus Drammen (4224)
Dr Geir H Moshuus is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the University College of Southeast Norway. With Mette Bunting, he leads the research project Youth, Completion and Dropout in Telemark. His current interests are youth research, marginality, drug consumption and subculture in modern society.


Bunting M., & Moshuus, G.H., (2017) Young peoples’ own stories of dropping out in Norway: An indirect qualitative approach, Acta Didactica, Vol.11, Nr. 2, Art. 5. Online Access

Bunting M., & Moshuus, G.H (2017) -  Framing Narratives: Youth and Schooling, Silencing and Dissent, Studia paedagogica, v. 21, n. 4, p. 35–52, Feb. 2017, Online Access

Bunting, M., Halvorsen, T. A., & Moshuus, G. H. (2017) Three Types of Tightrope Dance in the Comeback Process, International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET) Vol.4, Issue 2, August 2017, 1-35. Online Access 

Moshuus, G.H.. & Eide, K. (2016) The Indirect Approach: How to Discover Context When Studying Marginal Youth.  International Journal of Qualitative Methods (IQJM) January-December 2016: 1–10   Online Access

Moshuus, G. H  (2010) Social Capital on the Wrong Side: Immigrant Street Selves and the Norwegian Welfare State, kapittel i Elisabeth Backe-Hansen og Ida Hydle (red.) Sosial kapital og andre kapitaler hos barn og unge i Norge – flervitenskapelige politikk- og forskningsutfordringer. NOVA-rapport 20/10

Moshuus, G. H. (2005)  The Gangster as Hero. Ethnic Identity Management in the Streets of Oslo. In Lalander, Philip &  Salasuo, M ikko (Eds.) Drugs and youth cultures, Global and local expressions, NAD, Helsinki                                                           

Moshuus, G. H. (2005) Young immigrants of heroin: an ethnography of Oslo's street worlds. Unipubavhandlinger.: Institute of Anthropology Faculty of Social Sciences University of Oslo : Unipub.  Dr. Dissertation.