Hilde G. Corneliussen is Dr. Art. with a doctoral degree in Humanistic Informatics (2003) and the doctoral thesis The power of discourse – the freedom of the individual: Gendered positions in the discourse about computing (Diskursens makt - individets frihet: Kjønnede posisjoner i diskursen om data), and cand.polit. with master in History (1996), both from University of Bergen (UoB). She has held positions in Humanistic Informatics, later Digital Culture, at Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, UoB, between 1998 and 2016. In addition to research in the field, Hilde has long experience in developing courses, teaching at BA and MA levels, supervision at BA, MA and PhD levels, as well as study administrative work.
Hilde's research interests and publications are concentrated on technology, ICT, computer history and computer games in perspectives of gender, identity and construction of meaning. Her publications include the monograph Gender-Technology Relations: Exploring Stability and Change (2011, Palgrave Macmillan), and the edited anthology Digital Culture, Play, and Identity: A World of Warcraft® Reader (MIT Press, 2008, edited together with Jill Walker Rettberg.
Since Hilde started working at Western Norway Research Institute in 2013, she has been involved in projects that focus on technological reforms in the health care sector, welfare technology, gender and equality in technology-driven working life and education.
From 2017 to 2021, Hilde will be project leader for one of four research areas for the Nordforsk financed Nordic Centre of Excellence: Beyond the gender paradox: Women’s careers in technology-driven research and innovation in and outside of academe, collaborating with the universities in Uppsala (main project leader) and Tampere.