Sigmund Grønmo

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Sigmund Grønmo in 2012

Sigmund Harald Grønmo (born 28 March 1947) is a Norwegian sociologist.

In his younger days he was the chairman of the Socialist Youth Association (SUF) from 1968 to 1969. In 1971 he graduated in sociology from the University of Oslo.[1]

He later became a professor at the University of Oslo and at the University of Bergen. In Bergen he has been both dean and prorector,[1] and in 2005 he was elected as rector.[2] He also tried to become rector in 1998, but lost to Kirsti Koch Christensen with 898 to 1,091 votes.[3]

Notable books include Militære meninger (1975), Sosiale nettverk og økonomisk makt (2003) and Samfunnsvitenskapelige metoder (2004). He has edited the journal Sosiologisk årbok.[1] He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[4] He has also been a board member of NIFU-STEP.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Åmås, Knut Olav, ed. (2008). Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 189. ISBN 978-82-03-23561-0. 
  2. ^ Mjelva, Hans K. (15 April 2005). "En mann og tre kvinner overtar styringen ved UiB". Bergens Tidende (in Norwegian). p. 5. 
  3. ^ Berg, Idun Aamland (8 October 1998). "Første kvinne ved UiB-roret". Bergens Tidende (in Norwegian). p. 4. 
  4. ^ "Gruppe 7: Samfunnsfag (herunder sosiologi, statsvitenskap og økonomi)" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 29 December 2009. 
Party political offices
Preceded by
Sigurd Allern
Chairman of the Socialist Youth Association (SUF)
Succeeded by
Pål Steigan
Academic offices
Preceded by
Kirsti Koch Christensen
Rector of the University of Bergen
Succeeded by
Dag Rune Olsen