Claus Halberg is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK), University of Bergen (Norway), and is the project leader as well as the sole investigator in the FEMSAG project. He also maintains this website and is the author of all the contents uploaded to it. Halberg holds a PhD in philosophy and gender research from the University of Bergen. He has been a fellow at the Nantes Institute for Advanced Study, France, and is the recipient of an MSCA-IF grant to fund the work undertaken in FEMSAG. His main areas of scholarly interest include the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of biology, phenomenological philosophy (particularly that of Merleau-Ponty), feminist philosophy and gender theory.
Halberg’s supervisor within the FEMSAG Project Consortium is currently Kari Jegerstedt, Associate Professor of Humanistic Gender Studies and Interim Head of The Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK). Jegerstedt succeeds Christine M. Jacobsen, Professor of Social Anthropology and Director of the Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK), University of Bergen, who served as Halberg’s supervisor from the start date of the project till she stepped down as director of SKOK in January 2021. Elizabeth Grosz, the Jean Fox O’Barr Women’s Studies Professor in the Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University, Durham NC, served as Halberg’s supervisor at the hosting institution during the project’s outgoing phase.
The FEMSAG Project Consortium gratefully acknowledges the partnership of the Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University, Durham NC (Duke GSF) for hosting Halberg as a visiting scholar during the 2-year outgoing phase (Fall 2017-Spring 2019) of the FEMSAG project, and in particular for placing the mentorship and substantial research experience of prof. Grosz at his disposal. For more information about Duke GSF, please go to https://gendersexualityfeminist.duke.edu.