Oddgeir Tveiten, Ph.D.

Department of global development and planning · University of Agder, Norway — Professor

Research Areas

  • Communications Theory
  • Crisis Communication
  • Cultural Analysis
  • Media and Communication History
  • Media and Information Literacy
  • Media Production and Innovation
  • Media Systems
  • Media Theory
  • Media, Information and Communication Technology
  • Political Communication
  • Popular Culture
  • Public Relations
  • Rhetorics
  • Science Communication
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Communication

Ongoing Projects

Highlighted publications

Tveiten, O. (2009) Storyland. Cappelen Damm.

Tveiten, O. (2006) Nødvendige Nyheter. Cappelen Damm.


• Currently: Professor of media studies at the University of Agder
• Professor of journalism studies at NLA University College
• Chair of the annual conference World Learning Summit
• Founder and co-chair of Center for global journalism and communication
• Post-graduate education from University of Minnesota, School of journalism and communication
• Formerly: Associate professor at the University of Bergen, Department of media studies
• Researcher at the University of Oslo, Department of media and communication
Research interests include:
• Technology and society, global journalism and communication, media and globalization
• Social science philosophy, higher education in an age of digital transformation
• Sustainable communication in a crisis-ridden world