Astrid Gynnild

Astrid Gynnild

Astrid Gynnild PhD
Professor of Journalism and Media Studies
Head of the Journalism Program
Department of Information Science and Media Studies,
University of Bergen,
Norway

Services offered in English and in Scandinavian languages:

  • methodological mentoring
  • supporting supervisors new to classic GT
  • paper review
  • PhD thesis/dissertation examination.

Qualifications:

Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley 2011-2012.

Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Bergen 2009-2012.

PhD, University of Bergen 2006. Creative Cycling in the News Profession: A Grounded Theory Examiners: Dr. Barney G. Glaser and Dr. Vivian B. Martin.

Experience as a classic Grounded Theory Researcher:

Co-edited an anthology with Vivian B. Martin about grounded theory: Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method, and Work of Barney Glaser, Brown Walker Press, Boca Raton, Florida 2011, 321 pages, contributions by 19 authors from four continents, nine countries and as many disciplines.

Attended Grounded Theory Seminars: London 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008; Stockholm 2005,2014; San Fransisco 2005, 2005, 2011 and Advanced Seminar in 2012, New York 2004, 2006, 2008. Seminar contributor: Oxford 2010, Cork 2013.

PhD study: Substantive area journalistic work processes. Substantive population: Journalists and editors.

Editor Grounded Theory Review .

Fellow of the Grounded Theory Institute.

Experience as an Educator:

20 years experience with mentoring and teaching writing,in multidisciplinary contexts, including issues such as inner motivation; data collection; structuring individual work; overcoming writing blocks; and stimulating creative and productive skills development.

Experienced career coach, at a personal level as well as at a professional and organizational level.

Broad experience from teaching in higher education, and from being a former Visual editor in a large media corporation and a former dean of the Centre for Relational development at Haraldsplass University-College.

GT Publications:

Atmosphering for Conceptual Discovery, in Martin/Gynnild: Grounded Theory: The Philosophy, Method, and Work of Barney Glaser, Brown Walker Press, Boca Raton, Florida 2011

Introduction: Mentoring a Method. Co-authored with Vivian B. Martin in Martin/Gynnild: The Philosophy, Method, and Work of Barney Glaser, Brown Walker Press, Boca Raton, Florida 2011

Living the Ideas: A Biographical Interview with Barney G. Glaser, in Martin/Gynnild: The Philosophy, Method, and Work of Barney Glaser, Brown Walker Press, Boca Raton, Florida 2011

Being creative during pressure. IJ-Forlaget, Norway 2009

Audiovisual storytelling in web journalism. Chapter in Martin Eide (ed.) New Directions in Journalism, Spartacus Publishers, Oslo, in press

Clicks as feedback. Chapter in Ottosen/Krumsvik: Digitalizing Journalism, Høgskoleforlaget/IJ-forlaget 2008

Creative Cycling of News Professionals. Chapter in Grounded Theory Review, volume 2, 2007

Growing Open: The Transition from QDA to GT. Chapter in Glaser and Holton (ed.s): The Grounded Theory Seminar Reader, Sociology Press 2007 Creative Cycling of News Professionals. A Grounded Theory. Chapter in Glaser and Holton (ed.s): The Grounded Theory Seminar Reader, Sociology Press 2007

Growing Open: The Transition from QDA to GT. Chapter in Grounded Theory Review, volume 1 2007

Atmosphering for learning. Letter to the editor, Grounded Theory Review special issue Nov 2007

Creative Cycling in the News Profession: A Grounded Theory. PhD dissertation, University of Bergen, Allkopi, Norway. ISBN 82-308-0229-7

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