Berit Eide Johnsen (born 1955) is professor in history at Department of Religion, Philosophy and History, Faculty of Humanities and Education at University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway. She is a graduate of the Universities of Oslo and Bergen, and got her Ph.D. in history in 1998 with the dissertation *Rederistrategi i endringstid 1875-1925* (Shipping Strategies in a Time of Change. The Shipping Industry of Southern Norway from Sail to Steam and Motor, from Wood to Iron and Steel. 1875-1925), published in 2001. Besides a large number of articles on cultural history, and different aspects of the shipping industry of Southern Norway, she has written a book about Norwegian POWs in Great Britain 1807-1814, *Han sad i prisonen* (Universitetsforlaget 1993). During recent years she has also studied and written about the history of tourism in Sørlandet, Southern Norway. Present researach project is The History of Lillesand, two volumes, 19th and 20th century.
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