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Hogne Sataoen

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


Phone: +46 19 301274

Room: F3107

Hogne Sataoen

About Hogne Sataoen

Hogne Lerøy Sataøen is Associate Professor in media and communication studies. He has a PhD in Sociology from University of Bergen, Norway (2011).  Previously, Sataøen has been working as a researcher at Western Norway Research Institute, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies and the Department of Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen.

Hogne has published within the fields of (1) Strategic Communication and public sector organizations, (2) energy politics and (3) general sociology, in journals such as International Journal of Strategic Communication, British Journal of Management, Public Management Review, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, Norsk Sosiologisk Tidsskrift,Sociological Research Online, Energy Research & Social Science, Nordiska Organisasjonsstudier and Scandinavian Journal of Management.

His work on Strategic Communication and public sector organizations taps into question of how communication practices are professionalized, institutionalized and organized in public sector contexts. Within this area of research, Hogne has conducted critical studies of how higher education institutions and health care organizations employ new communication ideals and organizational concepts such as corporate branding and reputation management. He has also payed interest to the role organizational values and visions play in such organizations. Hogne make use of theoretical perspectives rooted in the interpretive and sociological tradition, and in particular he has been interested in (neo-)institutional theories. His research rely on different research methods, in particular qualitative research methods, but also descriptive statistics and comparative studies.

Hogne currently teaches in courses on strategic communication, organizations and organizing, and PR

Previously, Hogne has been visiting researcher at the Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm (2010), Stockholm Centre for Organizational Research (2014) and the Ratio Institute, Stockholm (2016).  He has had assignments for several different research projects, financed by for instance Intelligent Energy Europe, The Norwegian Research Council, The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, The Norwegian labor and welfare service and Norsk Hydro.


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Articles in journals

Chapters in books

Conference papers

Doctoral theses, monographs