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Present employment

Associate professor in Political Science at Molde University College (Førsteamanuensis 100 %); Also part-time at Søgu- og samfelagsdeildin, Fróðskaparsetur Føroya (University of Faroe Islands).

  • 1971-1975: Sociology, University of Copenhagen
  • 1975-1982: Political Science at the University of Bergen, Department of Administration and Organization Theory. Minor subject Geography.  Cand.polit. in 1982.
  • 2003: Dr.polit., University of Bergen: Kunnskap og makt i færøysk helsepolitikk 1820-1970 (Knowledge and Power in Faroese Health Politics and Policy).
Work experience
  • Until 1982: wide spectrum of jobs 
  • 1982-1987: public administration and high school teacher
  • Since 1987 at Molde University College, 1987-1992 mainly in the administrative management, since 1992 as full member of the scientific staff, teaching different courses, now mainly Political Theory; Comparative and International Politics; Welfare Politics and Policy.
  • 2008: 100 %, Fróðskaparsetur Føroya (leave of absence Molde University College).
  • 2009: 50 % Molde University College,  50 % Fróðskaparsetur Føroya.
  • 2010 ->: 100 % Molde University College, part-time Fróðskaparsetur Føroya.