James Whitney Godbolt

Associate Professor

School of Business
Department of Business, History and Social Sciences
Campus Vestfold (C3-118)

Responsibilities

Teaching:

  • 20th century Norwegian and international history
  • American historie
  • The sixties (1968-history)
  • Migration in the past and the present
  • Academic writing

Supervision og bachelor and master theses in history

Competences

  • 20th century international history
  • American historie
  • The sixties (1968-history)
  • Migration in the past and the present

CV

Personalia

Name: James Godbolt

Adress: Pålsveg 11, 3123 Tønsberg

Born: 26.03.52 in North-Carolina. USA. Immigrated to Norway 1971 and married Norwegian.

Current posistion

Associate professor in history at the Department of business, history and social science, University of Southeastern Norway (USN).

Education               

2008 Dr. Philos. University of Oslo (UiO)

1983 Major in sosiology, UiO

1982 Major in geography, University of  Trondheim (NTNU)

1979 Cand. philol. with masterdegree in history, NTNU (with majors in English and German language and literature)

1977 Teachers' education certificate, NTNU

Yrkespraksis

1994-d.d.      Associate professor at Vestfold Universtiy College, Vestfold and Buskerud University Colleg and USN

1992-94        Assistant professor, Eik teachers' college

1983-92        Assistant professor, Nesna teachers' college

1982-83        Assistant professor, Alta teachers' college

1980-81        Assistant professor, Nesna teachers' college

1979-80       Teacher, Moheia high school (Mo i Rana)

 

References:

Professor Knut Kjeldstadli, UiO

Professor Tor Egil Førland, UiO

Employer. Annett Artnzen, Head of Department of Business, History and Social Science, USN

Colleagues: Professor Jan Thomas Kobberrød and Professor Ole Georg Moseng, USN

 

Publications

Publications

2014. ”Solidaritet med Chile – frå motstandskamp til menneskerettsengasjement”, Historisk tidsskrift, vol. 93 (nr. 2).

2014. «A Picture and a Protest. Kjartan Slettemark and the Vietnam War», Scandinavian Journal of History, vol. 39 (nr. 3).

2010. ”Den norske vietnamrørsla. Tradisjonell folkerørsle eller ny sosial rørsle?”. In: Idar Hele, Knut Kjeldstadli og Jardar Sørvoll (red.) Historier om motstand. Kollektive bevegelser i det 20. århundret. Oslo: Abstrakt.

2010. Den norske vietnambevegelsen. Oslo: Unipub.

2008. Together with Chris Holmstedt Larsen and Søren Hein Rasmussen. "The Vietnam War: The Danish and Norwegian Experience 1964-1975". In: Scandinavian Journal of History (nr. 4).

2008.  Den norske vietnambevegelsen 1967-73. Dissertation for dr. philos., UiO.

2007. "Vietnamkrigen i Norge". In: Internasjonal politikk (nr. 3).

2006. "Institusjoner og bevegelser i den norske protesten mot Vietnamkrigen”. In: Arr (nr. 2-3).

2004. "Vietnam-protesten i Norge: Fra ad hoc-aksjoner til politisk kapital". I: Nytt norsk tidsskrift, årg.21 (nr. 1).         

2003. "AUF og protesten mot Vietnamkrigen – opprør og kontinuitet". I: Arbeiderhistorie 2003.

1994. USA i vår tid - trekk frå nyare amerikansk historie. Oslo: Ad Notam/Gyldendal.

1982. "Urbefolkningar i lærarutdanninga". In: Pedagogen (nr. 4).

1981. "Samar og indianarar - felles trekk i møtet mellom to urfolk og storsamfunnet". I: Syn og Segn (nr. 2).

1979. American Attitudes to a Modern Indian Uprising: Press Reactions to Wounded Knee 1973. Masters thesis in history. University of Trondheim.

Populærvitskapeleg arbeid 

Book reviews in Skoleforum og Helgelands blad,1980-1990.

Columnist and book reviewer for Tønsbergs blad, 1994-2006.

Speaker on th Iraq War. Vestfold, spring 2002.

Various debate and commentary in national and local press and Norwegain National Broadcasting (NRK) on "1968", the Vietnam War, migration and American politics.

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Current research interests

A local history project on immigration and integration since 1970 focusing on the city Drammen and vicinity, with special attention on the multiethnic community Fjell in Drammen .