Faculty Profile

Gudmund Hernes

Adjunct Professor - Department of Law and Governance

Biography

Gudmund Hernes is researcher at the Fafo Institute in Oslo, and Professor II at BI Norwegian School of Management.

Gudmund Hernes (born in 1941 in Trondheim, Norway), got his PhD in sociology at Johns Hopkins University in 1971. He became a professor at the University of Bergen in 1971, and later at the University of Oslo. He has been a Fellow at The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford (1974-75) and Visiting Professor at Harvard University in 1986 and 1990.

Gudmund Hernes was Norway's Minister of Education and Research 1990-95, and Minister of Health 1995-97.From 1999-2005 he was the Director of UNESCO's International Institute of Educational Planning in Paris, and UNESCO's Coordinator on HIV/AIDS.

Gudmund Hernes has written and edited many specialized books, reports and, articles; has been on the editorial board of several international specialist journals and, is a member of several professional societies and academies. He has been a regular contributor and columnist in several newspapers in his country.

Since 2006 he has been the president of the International Social Science Council.

Publications registered in Cristin

(Current research information system in Norway)

Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
1971 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D.
1971 Johns Hopkins University Ph.D.
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2006 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Adjunct Professor
1999 - 2005 Director of UNESCO's International Institute of Educational Planning Director
1984 - 1998 University of Oslo Adjunct Professor
1995 - 1997 Norway's Minister of Health Minister
1990 - 1995 Norway's Minister of Education and Research Minister
1990 - 1990 Harvard University Visiting Professor
1986 - 1987 Harvard University Visiting Professor
1971 - 1983 University of Bergen Professor
1974 - 1975 Center for Advanced Study Fellow
1969 - 1971 University of Bergen Assistant Professor