Postdoctoral research fellow, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo

Kirsten specializes in the organization and sustainability of decentralized renewable power supply, technology transfer between places, and the role of technology in social change. She leads the project Solar x Change (http://www.sv.uio.no/iss/english/research/projects/solar-xchange/index.html) where she cooperates with partners from Kenya, India, Sweden and Norway and she is also a partner in the project EFEWEE (http://www.sum.uio.no/english/research/projects/exploring-factors-that-enhance-and-restrict-women%E2%80%99/index.html).