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Jai S. Ganapathy

Jai S Ganapathy

Senior Lecturer - Department for further and continuing education

Phone: (+47) 23 19 98 12


Multiculturality, diversity, culture, ethnicity and identity, conflict management, migration, globalisation.


  • M.phil. in Political Science and Social Anthropology, University of Oslo
  • Term topic in Development Studies, University of Oslo
  • Term topic in Multicultural Pedagogy, University of Oslo
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations and Marketing, Y.W.C.A, New  Delhi
  • BA (Hons.) in Literature, University of Delhi
  • Assistant Professor, Multicultural Understanding, SEFIA, Oslo University College
  • Guest lecturer in Social Anthropology for MSc studies, NORAGRIC, Ås
  • Assistant Teacher in Social Anthropology, Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Oslo
  • Project Manager and Team co-ordinator, Aetat Intro, Oslo
  • Project Manager and Field Manager, Culture Studies for Norwegian students in India

Teaching and supervision

  • Multicultural Understanding and Diversity in further and continuing education
  • Guidance counsellor for students in crime-prevention police work
  • Advanced course in Police and Diversity for year three of the bachelor programme
  • Lecture on ethics for year one of the bachelor programme
  • Multicultural Understanding, Master’s programme

Current research

  • Recruitment of people with minority backgrounds to the police service. The practice of diversity at the Norwegian Police University College.

Selected Publications

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