Karen Stendal

Associate Professor

USN School of Business
Department of Business, Marketing and Law
Campus Ringerike (A 315)


  • Program coordinator Master of Management Information Systems, Campus Ringerike
  • Program leader Bachelor IT and Information Systems across three campuses
  • Program coordinator Bachelor IT and Information Systems, Campus Ringerike
  • Teachning information systems courses
  • Supervision of Bachelor and Master theses
  • Supervision PhD
  • Research
  • Member of research group I-Merse, Management Information Systems and Center of Health and Technology




2010-2014      University of Agder, Norway, PhD Information Systems 

2008-2009      University of Agder, Norway, MSc Information Systems
                        3rd and 4th semester at University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA

2000-2003      Agder University College, Norway, Bachelor in IT and Information Systems
                       4th and 5th semester at University of Georgia, USA

Relevant work experience:

2014 – p.t.       University College of Southeast Norway, Associate Professor
2014 – 2014    University of Agder, Associate Professor
2013 – 2014    University of Agder, Assistant Professor
2010 – 2013    Molde University College, Research Fellow





  • El-Gazzar, R. and Stendal, K. (2020). Essay: Examining How GDPR Challenges Emerging Technologies. Journal of Information Policy, 10, 237-275.
  • El-Gazzar, R. and Stendal, K. (2020) – Blockchain in Healthcare: Hype or Hope? – Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22, 7, e17199.
  • Nilsen, E. R., Stendal, K., & Gullslett, M. K. (2020). Implementation of eHealth Technology in Community Health Care: the complexity of stakeholder involvement. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), 395.
  • Fahim El-Gazzar, R. & Stendal, K. (2019) CLOUD COMPUTING, BLOCKCHAIN, AND IOT: A BLESSING OR CURSE? Proceedings of the Norsk konferanse for organisasjoners bruk av IT, Narvik, Norway
  • Johannessen, M. R., & Stendal, K. (2018). Improving Quality of Life for People With Disability Through Social Media: Towards an Affordance Framework. The Electronic Journal of e-Government, 16(2), 147-158. 

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