Ragnar Rommetveit

Ragnar Rommetveit (11 July 1924 – 11 June 2017) was a Norwegian psychologist.[1][2]

Ragnar Rommetveit
BornJuly 11, 1924
Stord, Norway
DiedJune 11, 2017(2017-06-11) (aged 92)
Alma materUniversity of Oslo

He was born in Stord. Rommetveit graduated as dr.philos. from the University of Oslo in 1953, with the thesis Social Norms and Roles. He was appointed professor at the University of Oslo from 1959 to 1994. His textbook Språk, Tanke og Kommunikasjon from 1970 has been used for decades in Norway as an introductory book in language psychology.[1][3] He is a fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[4]


  1. ^ a b Blakar, Rolv Mikkel. "Ragnar Rommetveit". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Dødsannonser : Ragnar Rommetveit Rommetveit" (in Norwegian). June 2017.
  3. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Ragnar Rommetveit". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Gruppe 3: Filosofi og psykologi" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 16 February 2017.