Jarle Løwe Sørensen

Associate Professor

USN School of Business
Department of Business, History and Social Sciences
Campus Vestfold (C3-82)
Associate Professor in Emergency and Crisis Management. Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Homeland Security Leadership & Policy (Northcentral University, USA).


Researcher, USN Center for Security, Crisis Management and Emergency Preparedness

Research areas:

  • Emergency and Crisis Management
  • Leadership and Policy
  • Government
  • Collaboration
  • Risk and Risk Analysis
  • Exercises


  • Strategic Emergency and Crisis Management
  • Collaboration in Emergency Preparedness
  • Exercises in Emergency Preparedness (with Eric Carlström)
  • Master Thesis (with Cathrine Seierstad and Ole Jacob Thomassen)


Over 10 years’ experience from public sector. Practical and theoretical knowledge related to safety and security work.

Featured certifications and courses:

  • ISO-270001 ISMS Lead Implementer Certification (Information Security)
  • Protective Security Services
  • Fire protection management w/ advanced level risk analysis


2017: Doctor of Business Administration, Homeland Security Leadership & Policy (Northcentral University, USA)

2012: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Homeland Security (Walden University, USA)

2005: Master of Political Science (University of Tromsø, Norway)

2003: Cand.mag (University of Tromsø, Norway)

2003: Bachelor of Arts (Winthrop University, USA)

Peer review:

  • International Journal of Emergency Services
  • International Journal of Sport Medicine
  • Journal of Risk and Financial Management
  • Sustainability - member review board
  • Disasters Journal
  • Health Promotion Perspectives
  • Journal of Health Organization and Management
  •  International Journal of Environmental Research
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • Public Administration


ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4665-6529

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