Marianne Jenum Hotvedt
Marianne Jenum Hotvedt is since 2020 Professor of law at the Department of Private Law. She obtained her PhD in 2015 from the University of Oslo on a thesis on the concept of employer.
Hotvedt has previous work experience from Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Modernisation and Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. Here she has been involved in legislative reforms, discrimination law (NOU 2005: 8) and labour law (NOU 2012: 18).
Hotvedt is the leader of Norsk Arbeidsrettslig forening, «first national expert» for European Centre of Expertise in the field of labour law, employment and labour policies, deputy judge at the Labour Court and co-editor for the scientific journal Arbeidsrett.
Fields of interest
Hotvedt’s research interests primarily concern labour law issues, both individual and collective. Her research also extends to EU/EEA law, discrimination law, contract law and administrative law.
Hotvedt is affiliated with Building Labour Law (Arfa) – a programme for research in labour law aimed at consolidating and developing the scientific basis for research and teaching in labour law in a long term perspective. Together with Professor Johann Mulder she is head of the Law Faculty’s research group Labour Law and Working Life.
As an affiliated associate professor at the research institute Fafo 2019–2020, Hotvedt was central in the Nordic cross-disciplinary research project The future of work: Opportunities and challenges for the Nordic models. She coordinated the project’s legal study: The future of Nordic labour law : Facing the challenges of changing labour relations, TemaNord 2020: 534.