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Ann-Catrin Kristianssen

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

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Ann-Catrin Kristianssen

About Ann-Catrin Kristianssen

Research focus

Kristianssen (Ph.D in Political Science) is currently working with material from three research projects. Kristianssen has since fall 2016 been involved in a research project focusing on global, national and local road safety policy with a focus on Vision Zero. This project will during 2019-2020 focus on the implementation of vision zero in local settings. 

Kristianssen is also involved in a project at the Centre for Climate and Safety at Karlstad University focusing on policies for reducing climate risks in Swedish municipalites.

During 2019-2020 Kristianssen will conducting a study on interreligious councils in Swedish municipalities and is currently performing a shadowing study at the interreligious council in Örebro municipality.

Kristianssen was during 2014-2016 involved in a research project studying municipal service centers in Sweden.

The dissertation from 2011 focuses on identity politics and planning in Jerusalem.

Kristianssen's main research interest is the role of ideas and agenda-setting in policy-making in a broad perspective and has previously written about the role of Jerusalem in the Israel/Palestine conflict, identity politics and the state, and good governance as well as reform processes and policy diffusion.

Teaching areas

Main teaching areas are international and comparative politics, method, and thesis supervising on all levels.

Affiliation

Kristianssen is a member of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CUReS) at Örebro University as well as Center for Democratic Government in Change.

Kristianssen was during 2017 a visiting scholar at the Centre for Public Safety and the Centre for Climate and Safety, Karlstad University.

Assignments

Director of studies in Political Science 2012-2013

Member of the Swedish Political Science Association board 2012-2016

Member of the Peace Research in Sweden board 2016-2019

Research Projects

Publications

Publications

Articles in journals |  Books |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, monographs |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Granberg, M. , Bosomworth, K. , Moloney, S. , Kristianssen, A. & Fünfgeld, H. (2019). Can Regional-Scale Governance and Planning Support Transformative Adaptation? A Study of Two Places. Sustainability, 11 (24).
Kristianssen, A. , Andersson, R. , Belin, M. & Nilsen, P. (2018). Swedish Vision Zero policies for safety: A comparative policy content analysis. Safety Science, 103, 260-269.
Kristianssen, A. , Andersson, R. , Belin, M. & Nilsen, P. (2018). Swedish Vision Zero policies for safety: A comparative policy content analysis. Injury Prevention, 24 (Suppl.2), A74-A74.
Kristianssen, A. & Olsson, J. (2016). A Municipal Service Center – For What and For Whom?: Understanding the Political Nature of a Public Administration Reform Process. Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration, 20 (3), 33-54.

Books

Olsson, J. , Berg, M. , Hysing, E. , Kristianssen, A. & Petersén, A. (2019). Policy i teori och praktik. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.

Chapters in books

Kristianssen, A. (2019). Klimatanpassningsarbete i Göteborgsregionen: Kommuners organisation, policy och lärande. In: Mikael Granberg, Göteborgsregionen och klimatrisker: Klimatanpassning för dåtida och nutida bebyggelse (pp. 90-111). Karlstad: Karlstads universitet.
Granberg, M. , Kristianssen, A. & Nyberg, L. (2019). Klimatförändring, klimatrisker och klimatanpassning. In: Mikael Granberg, Göteborgsregionen och klimatrisker: Klimatanpassning för dåtida och nutida bebyggelse (pp. 2-18). Karlstad: Karlstads universitet.
Kristianssen, A. (2019). The narrative battle of Jerusalem: Analysing the politics of place-making in a contested city. In: Pål Brunnström & Ragnhild Claesson, Creating the city: Identity, Memory and Participation. Conference proceedings (pp. 302-328). Malmö: Malmö University.
Andersson, A. (2010). The role of the city in the state-building process: demos, democracy and the case of Jerusalem. In: Thomas Denk, Perspectives on state-building and democracy: a reseach anthology (pp. 112-138). Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG.
Andersson, A. (2009). Good governance utan stat - fallet Palestina. In: Gun Hedlund, Stig Montin, Governance på svenska (pp. 57-82). Stockholm: Santérus Academic Press Sweden.

Conference papers

Kristianssen, A. (2017). From commemorative narratives to city planning policy: The case of Jerusalem. In: Creating the city. Identity, memory and participation Conference Program. Paper presented at Creating the city. Identity, memory and participation. Malmö, Sweden, February 9-10, 2017.
Kristianssen, A. (2016). Advocates for peace?: The role of the civil society in the planning of Jerusalem. Paper presented at Swedish National Conference on Peace and Conflict Research, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden, April 14-15, 2016.
Kristianssen, A. (2016). Understanding the role of narratives in planning policy making: the case of Jerusalem. In: IPA 2016 Hull Book of Abstracts. Paper presented at Interpretative Policy Analysis, 11th International Conference, Hull, UK, July 5-7, 2016 (pp. 38-39).
Kristianssen, A. , Gustavsson, E. & Elander, I. (2015). Citizen-centred innovations between responsive and inclusive democracy.: Examples from a Swedish city.. Paper presented at Local Government and Urban governance: Citizen Responsive Innovations in Europe and in Africa. Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 9-10 April 2015.
Kristianssen, A. (2015). Implementing public management trends: Policy diffusion in the establishment of municipal service centers in Sweden. Paper presented at The annual Conference of the Swedish Political Science Association (SWEPSA), Stockholm, Sweden, October 14-16, 2015.
Kristianssen, A. & Olsson, J. (2014). Building the boat while at sea: public values and organizational dilemmas when launching a municipal service center. Paper presented at NOPSA 2014 XVII Nordic Political Science Congress, Göteborg, Sweden, August 12-15, 2014.
Kristianssen, A. & Olsson, J. (2014). Dilemmas and value-priorities when establishing a municipal service center: for what and for whom?. Paper presented at Statsvetenskapliga förbundets årsmöteskonferens, Lund, Sweden, October 8-10, 2014.
Kristianssen, A. (2014). Governing a contested city: the role of land use planning in the development of Jerusalem. Paper presented at NOPSA 2014 XVII Nordic Political Science Congress, Göteborg, Sweden, August 12-15, 2014.
Andersson, A. (2014). Narratives as an analytical tool in peace and conflict research: The case of Jerusalem in Israeli identity politics. Paper presented at Swedish National Conference for Peace and Conflict studies, Umeå February 27-28, 2014.
Andersson, A. (2009). Israeli identity politics and the planning of Jerusalem: An actor-structure perspective. Paper presented at Statsvetenskapliga förbundets årsmöteskonferens, Örebro 8-9 oktober, 2009.
Andersson, A. (2008). Geopolitical importance of cities. Paper presented at European Consortium for Political Research( ECPR), Joint Sessions, Rennes, France, April 11-16, 2008.
Andersson, A. (2008). The importance of the city in a nation- and state-building process: The case of Jerusalem. Paper presented at NOPSA Conference, Workshop on Political Communication, Tromsö August 6-9, 2008.
Andersson, A. (2007). Planning as a tool in divided Jerusalem. Paper presented at Statsvetenskapliga förbundets årsmöte, Linköping 17-19 oktober, 2007.

Doctoral theses, monographs

Andersson, A. (2011). Identity politics and city planning: the case of Jerusalem. (Doctoral dissertation). Örebro: Örebro universitet.

Reports

Kristianssen, A. & Olsson, J. (2017). Från växeltelefoni till "one-stop shops": Framväxten av kommunala servicecenter i Sverige. Örebro: Örebro universitet (Forskarskolan Offentlig Verksamhet i Utvecklings skriftserie 4).
Kristianssen, A. & Olsson, J. (2016). Att sjösätta ett kommunalt servicecenter: En studie av etableringen av Örebro kommuns servicecenter. Örebro universitet: Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap, Örebro universitet (Forskarskolan Offentlig Verksamhet i Utvecklings rapportserie 2).
Andersson, A. & Elander, I. (2005). Staden som livsmiljö: vision och verklighet: slutrapport från ett forskningsprogram. Örebro: Örebro universitet (Centrum för Urbana och Regionala Studiers skriftserie 59).
Andersson, A. & Lidskog, R. (2002). The management of radioactive waste: a description of ten countries. Stockholm: Svensk kärnbränslehantering AB (Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB rapportserie ).