Jarle Løwe Sørensen

Jarle Løwe Sørensen

Associate Professor

USN School of Business
Department of Business, History and Social Sciences
Campus Vestfold (D3-112)
Associate Professor in Emergency and Crisis Management. Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Homeland Security Leadership & Policy (Northcentral University, USA). Research interests are strategic crisis management with a special focus on cross-sector collaboration.


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

Course coordinator and lecture for Emergency Management courses (undergraduate and graduate levels)


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)

2011: 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)