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Sigmund Grønmo University of Bergen, Norway

Sigmund Grønmo is Emeritus Professor of Sociology and former Rector (Vice-Chancellor) of the University of Bergen, Norway. He is affiliated with the Institute for Social Research in Oslo, Norway, and he is an Honorary University Professorial Fellow at Charles Darwin University in Darwin, Australia, and a Life Member of Clare Hall at the University of Cambridge in UK.

Previously, he has been Professor at the Norwegian Business School, Adjunct Professor at the University of Oslo, and Sàmi University of Applied Science, and Research Director and Executive Director at the Norwegian Fund for Market and Distribution Research.

He is an elected member of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, and Academiae Europaea, as well as a Fellow of The World Academy of Art and Science.

He has been a Visiting Professor at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada; Illinois State University, USA; University of California, Berkeley, USA; University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; James Cook University, Cairns, Australia; and University of Cambridge, UK.

He has published numerous books and a large number of journal articles, book chapters and papers, especially within economic sociology, sociology of time, social network analysis, and social science methodology. He has extensive experience in teaching social research methods at universities and colleges in Norway and several other countries.