Kristofer is a senior lecturer at the Department of Social Work at Malmö University. He primarily teaches at the program Social Pedagogical Work in the field of Disability. Kristofer earned his doctoral degree in ethnology in 2007, with a thesis on the everyday lives of young people living with asthma. Since 2014, Kristofer has held the title of Associate Professor in ethnology. Kristofer's research spans various empirical fields and is united by an interest in how people live with chronic illness and disability, for example regarding how they use public transport.