Dag BalkmarTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Phone: +46 19 301281
About Dag Balkmar
Dag Balkmar is Associate Professor (Docent) and Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies.
His research is foremost qualitative, with emphasis on qualitative interviews, ethnographic fieldwork and policy analysis. His research encompasses areas such as: 1) Intersectionality, policy and violence, 2) Studies of men, masculinities, technology and motor cultures, 3) mobilities, transport politics and cycle activism, 4) interactive gender equality work in organizations.
Teaching in gender studies, mainly on gender, power and politics.
- Regimes of Violence: Theorising and Explaining Variations in the Production of Violence in Welfare State Regimes (2018-2020). With Sofia Strid (PI), Gender studies, Örebro University; Anne Humbert, Oxford Brooks University; Jeff Hearn, Gender studies, Örebro university. Financed by The Swedish Research Council (VR).
- Overcoming the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Gender Divide: A Cross-Cultural Perspective (2019-2021). Balkmar (PI Sweden), with Anne-Charlott Callerstig, Genus studies, Örebro University; (Ulf Mellström, Gender studies, Karlstad University); lead by Prof Maura McAdam (PI), Dublin City University, Ireland. Financed by European Commission H2020 Gender Net plus, The Swedish Research Council.
- Gear up! Implementing a model for diversity and inclusion (2019-2021). Collaboration with the Volvo Group. With Anne-Charlott Callerstig, Gender studies, Örebro University; Susanne Andersson, Stockholm University (PI). Finansed by Sweden’s innovation agency (Vinnova).
- Genomförbarhetsstudie av elvägspilot E22 (Study on the feasibility of electrical road E22 ) coordinated by NetPort Science Park in cooperation with BTH, RISE, Ernst & Young and Örebro University. Financend by The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket).
- Circular economy by upgraded aggregates and demolition material (2019-2021). Collaboration with, amongst others, Swerock AB. Togheter with Anne-Charlott Callerstig, Gender Studies, Örebro Universiy, in collaboration with Maira Babri, Per Carlborg, and Frans Prenkert, Örebro University School of Business. Financed by Sweden’s innovation agency (Vinnova).
- Families' everyday mobility in socially vulnerable neighbourhoods: conditions, negotiations and challenges for sustainable urbanism (2020-2022). With Tanja Joelsson (PI), Stockholm University; Malin Henriksson, Swedish National Road and Transport reserach Institute (VTI). Financed by Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (Formas).
- Gender Academy (2019-2020). Collaboration with companies in Värmland, Sweden. With, among others, Anne-Charlott Callerstig, Gender studies, Örebro University; Ulf Mellström, Karlstad University (PI). Financed by The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket).
- Trucks for all: Developing norm-critical innovation at Volvo funded by Vinnova. The results of the project on how norms can hinder innovation ability have made evident the importance of establishing a norm-critical perspective to meet future challenges with relation to work environments, planned users and innovation processes.
- Feminist Theorizings of Intersectionality, Transversal Dialogues and New Synergies funded by the Swedish Research Council.
- Developing disruptive norm critical innovation at Volvo - a pilot study. On future designs of long haul trucks and its potential users. With Prof. Nina Lykke, Linköping University, Sweden, as director. Financed by VINNOVA. Final report. (2014-2015)
- Women and the Media Industries in Europe. Research leader: Karen Ross, University of Liverpool. Financed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) (2012-2013).
- Study on the Role of Men in Gender Equality, national expert. Research leader: Nadja Bergmann L & R Social Research, Vienna, Austria. Financed by the European Commission (2011).
- 4D: Doing Driving, Doing Design. Gender, Age and Transport Practices. Research leader: prof. Jeff Hearn. Financed by Vinnova, Linköping University and Luleå University of Technology (2007-2013).
- Hegemonic masculinities and men in Sweden and South Africa: Theorising power and change. Research leader: prof. Jeff Hearn. Financed by the Swedish Research Council within the Swedish Research Links Programme (2009-2012).