Per has a Master’s Degree in Archaeology from the University of Bergen, which included courses on the history of religion and history.
He has previously worked on archaeological investigations such as pit excavations, mechanical monitoring, removal of top surfaces and excavations for Bergen Museum and NIKU. Per has extensive work experience, ranging from Stone Age digs to material from the Middle Ages.
He is particularly interested in stratigraphy, the formation of stratigraphic layers and how the study of material culture can contribute to an understanding of society. He also considers archaeological dissemination to be of particular importance for cultural heritage work.