Camilla Houeland
Camilla Houeland

    Academic background: PhD, Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).

Area of work: Trade unions, oil and energy, climate change, green transition, social movements, political mobilisation and participation, Norway, Nigeria.
Research areas:

Collective agreements | Sahel and Sub-Saharan Africa | Decent Work | Industrial relations

Camilla Houeland is part of Fafo's labour relations group. She is an Associate Professor II at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University if Oslo.

Camilla holds a PhD in development studies, with a dissertation on Nigerian trade unions in the political economy of oil (2017). Before she joined Fafo, she held a postdoctoral position at University of Oslo, studying how Norwegian and Nigerian oil workers accessed their own roles in a green transition.

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Poul Thøis Madsen, Dennis Severin Hansen, Karl Sperling, Camilla Houeland, Kirsten E.H. Jenkins

Abandoning fossil fuel production: What can be learned from the Danish phase-out of oil and gas?
Energy Research & Social Science 2023

David Jordhus-Lier, Camilla Houeland & Tale Hammerø Ellingvåg

Alienating assemblages: Working the carbonscape in times of transformation
Progress in Human Geography 2022 | Link to article

Andreas Ytterstad, Camilla Houeland & David Jordhus-Lier

Heroes of the Day After Tomorrow: “The Oil Worker” in Norwegian Climate Coverage 2017–2021
Journalism Practice, 2022 | Link to article

Camilla Houeland

Labour Resistance Against Fossil Fuel Subsidies Reform: Neoliberal Discourses and African Realities
The Palgrave Handbook of Environmental Labour Studies 2021 | Read the book chapter

Camilla Houeland & David Jordhus-Lier

Oljearbeiderne – samfunnsbyggere eller bremseklosser?
Cappelen Damm Akademisk 2021 | Read the book chapter

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