Ellen Marie Sæthre-McGuirk

Faculty of Education and Arts
Areas of expertise
Art and culture, Museum, Cultural management, Art in the public space, European Capital of Culture, Creative industries, Digital arts and crafts, Digital examination, Language in higher education, Aesthetic learning methods, Internationalisation, Dissemination, Arts and design, Leadership, Norwegian Centre for Art and Culture in Education, Primary and secondary school teacher education, Continuing and further education, Pedagogy, Practical aesthetic subjects, Organisation and Management
Doctor in de Kunstwetenschap (Katholieke Universiteit - Leuven, Belgia) (2003)
Master in European Studies - Diversity and Integration (Modern European Cultural History, and Law) (Katholieke Universiteit - Leuven, Belgia) (1998)
Bachelor of Science (Photojournalism (Mass communication), and Art History) (St. Cloud State University, Baylor University) (1995)
International Baccalaureate Diploma (St. Olav, Stavanger) (1994)
Academic and professional career:
Leader of Research Group " Digital Arts Lab"
Associate Professor in Art and design theory and didactics, Nord University (Head of Arts Section)
Leader of Research Group " Humanities, Culture, and Education"
Centre Director and Head of Research, Norwegian Center for Arts and Culture in Education
Associate Professor (II) Museum studies, BI, Oslo
Associate Professor, Cultural Studies and Art History, University of Stavanger
Curator (KORO)
Freelance art critic and photographer,
Lecturer of Visual Art, Gateway College (Paris, France)
Director, Rogaland Museum of Fine Arts
Chief project leader, Office for Contemporary Art, Norway - International Art Fund
Photo Editor (The Voice/KUL)
Most Recent Visiting Professorships:
2019 - 2019 Visiting Fellow, The Design Lab, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
Interested in reading about my international visiting fellowship and what it is like being on an international fellowship? Check out my blogg Down Under by Nord or contact me.
Research Groups:
2020- : Research Group Leader of Digital Arts Lab.
2019- : Management Committee member of COST ACTION Dynamics of placemaking and digitization in Europe's Cities (CA18204)
2011-19: Research Group Leader of
I am currently teaching and respsonsbile for the Digital Art and Design Education programme (in.service teacher education) at Nord University. The program is a part-time one-year programme taught on-line.
I also am responsible for the research component of the in-service teachers' masterlevel programme in professional digital competency, also taught at Nord University.
Sensing the wrack 2023,;Sæthre-McGuirk, Ellen Marie; Hillary, Fiona; Parker, Jennifer
Styrking av de praktiske og estetiske fagene i lærerutdanningene 2017,;Aadland, Eli Kristin; Borgen, Jorunn Spord; Salvesen, Geir Sigvard; Sæthre-McGuirk, Ellen Marie; Gjølme, Egil Galaaen; Oftedal, Kristin Helene
Arts education and Democracy 2017,;Sæthre-McGuirk, Ellen Marie
Den skitne sannheten 2017,;Sæthre-McGuirk, Ellen Marie
Vil ha Adelsteen Normann 2013,;Grønmo, Helge; Sæthre-McGuirk, Ellen Marie
Stuntteater - Hedre vaskekona 2013,;Gerhardsen, Anki; Molandstø, Lisbeth; Jørgensen, Ida; Sæthre-McGuirk, Ellen Marie; Holand, Astrid Marie; Nordberg, Ann Christin