Elisabeth Andersen is an art historian and has been working at NIKU since 2008.
She is working on projects related to churches and religious objects. She has previously worked on the documentation project Norges Kirker (www.norgeskirker.no), and is currently a part of a project defining criteria for assessing heritage values of listed churches in Norway. She specializes in medieval art, and her present research is on Madonna tabernacles from the period c. 1100-c. 1350.
She has a Cand. Philol. from the University of Oslo.