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Dag Balkmar

Position: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

Email: ZGFnLmJhbGttYXI7b3J1LnNl

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Room: F3256

Dag Balkmar

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 interactive research methods. His research encompasses areas such as: 1) Studies of men, masculinities, technology and motor cultures, 2) mobilities, transport poverty and mobility justice, 3) interactive gender equality work in organisations. He has produced over 50 articles, books, book chapters, and reports, in e.g.: Applied Mobilities; Feministische Studien; Transfers; Mobilities; NORMA; NORA, MasCS/Masculinidades y Cambio Social; Men and Masculinities; Routledge International Handbook on Masculinity Studies; The Routledge Companion to Gender and Affect.


Teaching in gender studies, mainly on gender, power and politics.

Ongoing projects


Previous projects

  • 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).


Articles in journals |  Books |  Chapters in books |  Collections (editor) |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, monographs |  Other |  Reports | 

Articles in journals


Chapters in books

Collections (editor)

Conference papers

Doctoral theses, monographs


  • Balkmar, D. (2009). Manlighetens pyspunka. Göteborg: Nationella sekretariatet för genusforskning, Göteborgs universitet.