Torunn Skåltveit Olsen is an Associate Professor at the Department of Working Life and Innovation at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics, specializing in Industrial Relations, from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Olsen’s current research spans from Corporate Social Responsibility, sick leave and the healthy workplace, part-time employment, and young disabled.
In her career, Olsen has led and participated in more than 40 research projects, including several international projects. Her research is published in a number of national and international journals, such asInternational Review of Psychiatry, Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning, Søkelys på arbeidslivet, Tidsskrift for forskning i sygdom & samfund,andQualitative Social Work.
Olsen heads the study program for the University of Agder’s Bachelor Program in Economics and Administration in Grimstad. Prior to joining the university, Olsen was a long-standing researcher for Agderforskning and research foundation Fafo. Olsen has participated in several international networks for work-related research, and she has taken the initiative and led regional academic working life forums in Southern Norway.
Olsen is a widely used speaker at conferences and seminars at home and abroad, and a contributor of popular articles and op-eds.
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