Professor and director for Centre of Diaconia and Professional Practice at VID Specialized University, Norway.

Key areas of interest and research:

  • Healing experiences
  • Power analysis
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Reconciliation
  • Pastoral care


Doctoral thesis (PhD): Intimacy boundaries and the power of trust: The understanding and policies of denominations encountering accusations of sexual misconduct elucidated from a diaconal perspective (2008)