Mari Teigen is head of CORE: Centre for Research on Gender Equality and NORDICORE: Centre for Research on Gender Equality in Research and Innovation. Her current research specializes on analysis of gender equality policy; social elites, gender quotas in corporate boards, gender segregation in the labour market and in research and innovation. She was member of the Norwegian Government’s Equality Commission submitting two official reports: NOU 2011:18 Structure for equality, and NOU 2012: 15 Policy for equality.
Teigen is member of the National Publication Committee; board member Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo; member of the programme board of the BALANSE initiative (Gender Balance in Senior Positions and Research Management), the Research Council of Norway. She is co-editor of Comparative Social Research, member of the editorial board of Sosiologisk Tidsskrift (Journal of Sociology) and the editorial board of NORMA International Journal for Masculinity Studies.