Born 1976, married, two children.
Ph.d. at the University of Bergen, 2012. Thesis: Vizualizing the Virgin. The Visual Culture of Marian Apparitions in Nineteenth-Century France.
Cand.philol. in Art History, University of Bergen, 2002. Thesis: “Billedfortelling i Katarinakapellet. Lesninger av Masolino da Panicales narrative freskesyklus i San Clemente, Roma” – A study of narrative structures in the fresco cycle in Saint Catherine’s Chapel in San Clemente, painted by Masolino da Panicale in the 1420s.
PhD student at Bergen Museum, Cultural History Collections, Department of Coins and Medals, from March 2005. – 2012.
Research assistant at Bergen Museum, Cultural History Collections, Department of Coins and Medals, September-October 2004.
Lecturer at Department of Cultural Studies and Art History, University of Bergen, 2003.
”The visual rhetoric of medals representing nineteenth-century Marian apparitions”, in Henning Laugerud & Salvador Ryan, (eds.) Devotional cultures of European Christianity, 1790-1960, Dublin 2012, p. 75-95.
”Travelling Images: Our Lady of Lourdes in Popular Piety and Art”, in Vakkari, Johanna (ed.): Mind and Matter – Selected papers of Nordik 2009 Conference for Art Historians. Helsinki 2010, p. 32-49.
”19th Century Devotional Medals”, in Laugerud, Henning and Skinnebach, Laura Katrine (eds.): Instruments of Devotion, The Practices and Objects of Religious Piety from the Late Middle Ages to the 20th Century, Århus 2007, p. 157-172.
”Pictorial Narrative in St. Catherine’s Chapel: Reading Masolino da Panicale’s Narrative Fresco Cycle in S. Clemente, Rome”, in Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia, Vol. XIX, N.S.5, Roma 2005, p. 141-163.