Grantees 2018

2018 Peder Sather Grant Program Awards

Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

Heat and Conflict: Disentangling the Mechanisms?
Norway: Ingvild Almas
UC-Berkeley: Maximilian Auffhammer


Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Political Economies of Life in Early Modern France
Norway: Knut Ove Eliassen
UC-Berkeley: Susan Maslan

Discovery of Pragmatic Safety Management System Effectiveness Metrics
Norway: Per Morten Schiefloe
UC-Berkeley: Karlene Robert

Pilot Study on Advanced Boundary Layer Separation Detection and Control Methodologies
Norway: Sverre Steen
UC-Berkeley: Simo Makiharju

In Utero Epigenetic Modifications and Fetal Growth: A Pilot Study
Norway: Tricia Larose
UC-Berkeley: Martyn Smith

Uncovering the Evolutionary History of Ice Plant Invasions on a Multi-Continental Scale
Norway: Michael Martin
UC-Berkeley: Benjamin Blackman

Combining Experiments and Predictive Rare Event Simulations to Study Pathways of Metal-Organic Framework Nucleation
Norway: Titus van Erp
UC-Berkeley: Jeffrey Long

The New Arctic and the Digital Ocean: A Comparative Study of US and Norwegian Arctics
Norway: Vidar Hepsø
UC-Berkeley: Michael Watts

Understanding Healthy Workplaces: Cross-Cultural Comparisons between Norway and the United States
Norway: Siw Tone Innstrand
UC-Berkeley: Christina Maslach


University of Bergen (UiB)

Agriculture and Food Systems Sustainability in California and Norway at Farmer and Landscape Scales: A Comparative Analysis
Norway: Inger Måren
UC-Berkeley: Alastair Iles

Native/Immigrant/Refugee: Crossings and Divides
Norway: Christine M. Jacobsen
UC-Berkeley: Leti Volpp

The Basis for Legitimate and Justified State Intervention in Families: USA and Norway
Norway: Marit Skivenes
UC-Berkeley: Jill Duerr Berrick


University of Oslo (UiO)

Realizing Corporate Sustainability in a Globalized World (RealSusty)
Norway: Beate Sjåfjell
UC-Berkeley: David Vogel

Conceptualizing Public Schools’ Democratic Potential in Two Distinct Political Contexts: A Cross-national Comparison
Norway: Jorunn Møller
UC-Berkeley: Tina Trujillo

Quantopia: Developing a Visual Path from Bit to Qubit
Norway: Roger Antonsen
UC-Berkeley: Greg Niemeyer

A Posteriori Error Estimates for Coupled-Cluster Theory
Norway: Simen Kvaal
UC-Berkeley: Lin Lin

Comparing Extremes: US Hyperincarceration and Norwegian Penal Exceptionalism, 1960-2017
Norway: Sveinung Sandberg
UC-Berkeley: Loïc Wacquant

Does Feeling ‘Moved’ Bind Relationship Partners Together? Experiments Observing Interactions in Couples and Among Strangers
Norway: Beate Seibt
UC-Berkeley: Iris Mauss

Modal Semantics of Eastern Polynesian Languages
Norway: Rachel Katharine Sterken
UC-Berkeley: Seth Yalcin

Pronominal Elements in Understudied Languages of the World
Norway: Pritty Patel-Grosz
UC-Berkeley: Amy Rose Deal

Transnational Migration and Inequality: Implications for Health and Health Services
Norway: Heidi E. Fjeld
UC-Berkeley: Seth M. Holmes

Book Workshop “Environmental Change and Ritualized Relationships with the Other-Than-Human World”
Norway: Jone Salomonsen
UC-Berkeley: Charles Hirschkind