Johan From

Professor - Institutt for kommunikasjon og kultur

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Professor From started his professional career as a researcher in local and regional development and planning. He has been used to evaluate and assess the content and impact of regional planning in Norway as well as the other Nordic countries. As deputy head in the Ministry of Justice his main responsibility was administrative reform, information technology, and modernisation of the police, courts, and prisons. At the BI Norwegian School of Management he was a driving force behind setting up a new department for public sector research and education programs (Department of Public Governance).

Research areas
His main research interests has been in various aspects of EU policy; police cooperation and EU integration, EU competition policy and public monopolies, EU and local government and in modernisation of public government; introduction of New Public Management reforms, compulsory competitive tendering, and the changing role of public monopolies.

Teaching areas

In all these areas he has had responsibility for developing and conducting education programs particularly for master degree students, many of them part time students from the civil service. He has also acted as a consultant for a substantial range of public sector institutions in these areas.
Akademisk grad
År Akademisk institusjon Grad
1999 European Institute, University of Sussex Ph.D.
1980 University of Bergen Master Cand. Polit.
År Arbeidsgiver Tittel
2013 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Professor
2008 - 2012 BI Norwegian Business School Professor Chair
2003 - 2007 BI Norwegian Business School Professor
2002 - 2003 BI Norwegian Business School Associate professor
1989 - 2001 BI Norwegian Business School Head of Department, Department of Public Governance
1985 - 1989 Ministry of Justice CEO
1980 - 1985 Norwegian Institute for Regional Studies Researcher
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