Elisabeth Fransson is a sociologist and Associate Professor at the University College of Norwegian Correctional Service in Norway. Her particular research interests are prisons as socio-material contexts, everyday prison life, professional ideologies and daily practices, and the imprisoned body. Fransson is involved in various prison studies; recently in a study of the Youth Units in Norway. She has published several articles within the field of penology. Together with Francesca Giofrè she is responsible for the PriArcH network.