Faculty Profile

Atle Midttun

Professor - Department of Law and Governance


Atle Midttun is a professor at the Norwegian Business School, the Department of Innovation and Economic Organisation. He is a co-director of two of the school's research centres: The Centre for Energy and Environment, and The Centre for Corporate Responsibility. Prior to his work at The Norwegian Business School, Atle Midttun was a researcher at the Resource Studies Group, under the Norwegian Research Council for Technical and Natural Sciences (1982-85), a research assistant at the Institute for Social studies (1981-82) and at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Oslo (1979-81).

Atle Midttun has had visiting professorships at Standford University, Woods Institute for the Environment; Université Paris Sud, Faculté Jean Monet; the University of Michigan, Business School/School of Natural Resources. He has been a visiting Scholar at the Univeristy of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, the Max Planck Institute for Social Science in Köln, and the University of Aalborg.

Atle Midttun is a member of the editorial committees in European Management Review, the Energy & Environment Journal; Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society; and Energy Policy (1995-2014).

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Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
1987 University of Uppsala Ph.D Dr. Philos.
1987 University of Uppsala Ph.D Dr. Philos.
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
1998 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Professor
2010 - 2010 Stanford University Visiting Professor
2003 - 2004 Univeristy of California, Haas School of Business Visiting Scholar
2002 - 2002 Université Paris-Sud, Faculté Jean Monet Visiting Professor
2000 - 2001 University of Michigan, Business School Visiting Professor
1987 - 1998 BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor
1995 - 1995 Aalborg University Guest Researcher
1988 - 1988 Max Planck Institut für Gesellschafts¬forscung, Köln Visiting Scholar
1985 - 1987 BI Norwegian Business School Researcher
1982 - 1985 Group for Resource Studies under the National Research Council Researcher
1981 - 1982 Institute for Social Studies Research Assistant
1979 - 1981 University of Oslo, Institute of Sociology Research Assistant