Halldis Hobæk is an archaeologist and works at NIKU’s regional office in Bergen. She works mainly with administration, project management and archaeological investigations.
She has diverse experience from archaeological field work, such as visual surveys in outfield areas, search trenches, excavations and more. She has previously worked for Buskerud county and the University Museum of Bergen, among others. She also has experience from archeological investigations in medieval towns and the use of ArcGIS. From 2010 to 2014 she was part of the Assembly Project, a research project at the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, focusing on assembly sites in Western Norway in the Viking age and the medieval period.
Hobæk has a master’s degree in archaeology from the University of Bergen, with a thesis on manorial structures around the royal manor Sem in Vestfold in the middle ages and late iron age. Scientific interest areas include the medieval and late iron age periods in general, landscape analysis, historical archaeology, combining archaeology and omomastic material, to name but a few.