e-mail: m.h.eriksen (a) khm.uio.no / mhe25 (a) cam.ac.uk

University of Oslo
Museum of Cultural History
Department of Archaeology

University of Cambridge
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

2012-2015 – PhD in Archaeology, University of Oslo
2008-2010 – MA in Archaeology, University of Oslo

Academic positions
10/2017- Associate Prof of Archaeology
Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo

12/2016- Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Co-hosted by the McDonald Institute for Archaeological research, University of Cambridge, and the University of Oslo

2/2016-11/2016 – 10-month engagement as Associate Professor
Dept. of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo

2015-2016 – Research/teaching fellowship
University of Oslo

2015 – Basic competence in university pedagogics, Faculty of Education, University of Oslo

2013 –  Visiting scholar
Institute of Archaeology, University College London

Grants and awards
2018 Eugen Nielsens legat
One-month research visit to the Norwegian Institute in Rome, planned for Sept. 2019.

2017 Non-stipendiary Research Fellowship, Clare Hall

2016His Majesty the King’s Gold Medal for dissertations of excellence

2015FRIPRO Mobility Grant (c. 3,3 mill NOK)
Co-funded by the Research Council of Norway and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions’ COFUND scheme. Project no. 251212

2013-2016 – Various travel and research grants from the University of Oslo

Teaching experience
I have extensive experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students, including supervision of bachelor’s and master’s theses, PhD supervision, and PhD writing seminars, from the University of Oslo and the University of Cambridge. My teaching covers Bronze, Iron, Viking Age and medieval archaeology, archaeological theory and method, introductory courses to archaeology, and academic writing courses.

Leadership and commissions of trust (selected)
2018-  Editor for Scandinavia and Northern Europe, Open Archaeology (de Gruyter)

2018– Convenor of ‘Living Architecture’ discussion group, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge

2017- Elected member of the Young Academy of Norway

2017-2019  Member of the Governing Body, Clare Hall, Cambridge

2016- Member of the reference group for the Swedish Research Council ten year-project The Viking Phenomenon, headed by Distinguished Professor Neil Price, Uppsala University

2015- Member of research group Centre for Viking Studies (ViS), Museum of Cultural History, UiO

2015-  Examiner of master’s theses, Dept. of Archaeology, Cons. and History, University of Oslo

Peer reviews (selected):
Cambridge Archaeological Journal, Danish Journal of Archaeology, Norwegian Archaeological Review, Archaeological Review from Cambridge, Journal of Field Archaeology, Equinox , Primitive tider, Gyldendal, National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration, Viking

Field work
I have field work experience from among others Museum of Cultural History, The Norwegian institute for Cultural Heritage Research and the archaeology department of Akershus County. Among research excavations, I have worked at the Avaldsnes Project and Gokstad Revitalised. I have also done fieldwork in Iceland and Hungary.