Paul Thomas


Fakultet for humaniora, idretts- og utdanningsvitenskap
Institutt for pedagogikk
Campus Drammen (4222)





  1. Thomas, P. (2019). Shadow Schools – Tamil Educational Success in Norway. Other Education: The journal of educational alternatives. In press.

  2. Thomas, P., Seehawer, M., & Fylkesnes, S. (2019). Arenas of empowerment? Case study of a ‘multicultural’ high school in Oslo, Norway. In Identities, Youth and Belonging: International Perspectives (Studies in Childhood and Youth). Book chapter available 11 January  2019. Springer International.  Sadia Habib (Editor), Michael R M Ward (Editor)

  3. Thomas, P., & Skinstad van der Kooij, K. (November 2018). The history syllabus in post-genocide Rwanda: Implications for teacher education. ​Cogent Education. Taylor & Francis, 5(1).  

  4. Thomas, P. (May 2018). Whose Vision 2020? The World Bank’s Development and Educational Discourse in Rwanda. Development Studies Research. Taylor & Francis. doi. 10.1080/21665095.2018.1469422.

  5. Thomas, P. (2017). The Call for Muslim Schools in Norway: The Political Debate. Nordic Studies in Education, Vol. 37, 3-4, pp. 166-182. ISSN 1891-5914. Universitetsforlaget.  

  6. Thomas, P., & Røthing, Å. (2017). Exploring feminism in a multicultural classroom: using Bend it Like Beckham as a tool in a high school class. Intercultural Education, 1-19.

  7. Thomas, P. (2017). The portrayal of non-westerners in EFL textbooks in Norway. Cogent Education4(1), 1275411. 

  8. Thomas, P. (2016). Norwegian-Somali parents who send their children to schools in Somalia. Cogent Education3(1), 1229520.

  9. Thomas, P. (2016). Exploring Anti-Semitism in the Classroom: A Case Study Among Norwegian Adolescents from Minority Backgrounds. Journal of Jewish Education82(3), 182-207.

  10. Thomas, P. (2016). “Papa, Am I a Negro?” The Vexed History of the Racial Epithet in Norwegian Print Media (1970–2014). Race and Social Problems8(3), 231-243.

  11. Thomas, P., Changezi, S. H., & Enstad, M. (2016). Third space epistemologies: Ethnicity and belonging in an ‘immigrant’-dominated upper secondary school in Norway. Improving Schools19(3), 212-228.

  12. Thomas, P., & Breidlid, A. (2015). In the shadow of ‘Anglobalization’: national tests in English in Norway and the making of a new English underclass. Journal of Multicultural Discourses10(3), 349-368.

  13. Thomas, P. (2015). Managing Religion in a Global World: The United Nation's ruling against Norwegian Religious Education. Politics, Religion & Ideology16(2-3), 201-217.

  14. Thomas, P., & Selimovic, A. (2015). “Sharia on a Plate?” A critical discourse analysis of halal food in two Norwegian newspapers. Journal of Islamic Marketing6(3), 331-353. Winner of the 2016 Emerald Literati Awards

  15. Thomas, P. (2012). Religious education and the feminisation of witchcraft: A study of three secondary schools in Kumasi, Ghana. British Journal of Religious Education34(1), 67-86. Level 2 article in CRistin /NSD.