Whitney Richardson (ENG)
Whitney, from Chicago (USA), is pursuing a master's degree in International Environmental Studies. She holds a bachelor's degree in International Studies, with a concentration in human rights, and a minor in English from the University of Iowa. She also holds a post-professional certificate in Sustainable Urban Design, with a focus on community-managed green spaces.
She has over ten years of professional experience building sustainable, community-driven food systems. Her academic focus is on rights of nature, environmental ethics, and agroecology.
Languages: English (native) and Spanish (proficient)
Lise Endregard (ENG/NOR)
Lise is a Norwegian student and spent one year on exchange in Indiana, USA during high school. She is currently on her second year of the Bachelor in International Environment and Development studies. She can assist in both English and Norwegian, and understands some basic Spanish.
Languages: Norwegian, Spanish, and English
Alejandro Herrera (ENG)
Alejandro moved to Norway to pursue a bachelor degree in International Environment and Development Studies. Prior to his arrival he had performed studies in Chemical & Process Engineering and Foreign Language Teaching (English and French) in his native Medellín, Colombia. He has eight years' experience teaching English, French, and Spanish. Furthermore, Alejandro can assist students with writing in these three languages. His academic interests include both science and humanities.
Languages: English, Spanish, and French
Kamilla Evita Masvik (ENG/NOR)
Kamilla is a Norwegian student. She is currently on her second year of the Bachelor in International Environment and Development studies. She can be of help in both Norwegian and English.
Languages: Norwegian and English
Øyvind Nyheim (ENG/NOR)
Øyvind is a Norwegian student in his last year of a bachelor's degree in Biologi. He is interested in both environmental, life and social sciences. Øyvind has spent one year of exchange in Brazil, and can also assist students in Spanish and Portuguese.
Languages: Norwegian, English, Spanish and Portuguese
Erik Vaet (ENG/NOR)
Erik is a full-time student studying renewable energy at the MINA faculty. He is in his third and last year of the bachelor's program. During his time at NMBU, Erik has obtained academic knowledge from many different fields of study, including natural sciences, law, and economics. He has also completed development and environmental courses at NORAGRIC (Landsam).
Languages: Norwegian and English
Niklas Pettersen Mintorovitch (ENG/NOR)
Niklas is the coordinator of the Writing Centre. He has a a masters degree in Cultural History from the University of Oslo and a teaching degree in Practical Pedagogy from Østfold University College. He has previously been working as a lecturer in the teacher education program at Østfold University College, and is still taking part in research projects concerning pedagogy. His academic interests include academic writing, cultural history, pedagogy, philosophy, science of religions and sustainable development. He gives advice in Norwegian and English, and is happy to help bachelor, master and PhD students.
Languages: English and Norwegian
Hedvig Hoel Bjørge (ENG/NOR)
Hedvig has a teaching degree in Practical Pedagogy (PPU) at NMBU, and is working fulltime at the Writing Centre. She has also completed a master in Agroecology and a bachelor in International Environmental and Development Studies, both at NMBU. Her academic interests are both in social and environmental sciences; with a special focus on agriculture, international politics and ecology. She gives advice in both Norwegian and English, and is happy to help both master and bachelor students.
Languages: Norwegian, English, French, and Spanish