Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology, Diaconia and leadership Studies at VID Specialized University, Norway.

Key areas of interest and research:

  • Faith and health
  • Healing experiences
  • Religious attachment
  • Religious coping
  • Pastoral care

Post doc project: Healing Experiences and the Lived Body. Qualitative empirical study of healing experiences related to resources from Christian faith and practice

Doctoral thesis (PhD): Caring to Know or Knowing to Care?: Knowledge Creation and Care in Deacons’ Professional Practice in the Church of Norway (2015)