Elin is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Her research focuses on work- family reconciliations and family policies. She has been working extensively on father’s use of parental leave. Publications include “Masculinity and Fathering Alone during Parental Leave” (Men and Masculinities 2016 with Berit Brandth), “Fathering and flexible parental leave” (Work, Employment & Society 2015 with Berit Brandth), “ Individualized, non-transferable parental leave for European fathers: migrant perspectives" (Community, Work and Family, 2016 with Berit Brandth. Work-Family Dynamics. Compering Logics of Regulation, Economy and Morals, 2017, ed. with Brandth and Halrynjo).