Inga Bostad is a professor in philosophy at the University of Oslo, Department of Education and Professor 2 at Oslo School of Architecture and Design. She was formerly Director of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights at the University of Oslo. She was Pro-Rector at the University of Oslo 2009-2013 and Vice-Rector at the same institution 2006-2009.
Inga Bostad was awarded a Mag.art degree in Philosopy from the University of Oslo with the thesis "Language, Knowledge, and Doubt —An Analysis of Wittgenstein's Über Gewissheit, (1989). She was awarded her Dr.philos. degree at same university for the thesis "Belief or Doubt —A Reconstruction of Philosophical Skepticism", (2005)