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Lillian Katarina Stene { "honorific-suffix": "Førsteamanuensis", "fn": "Lillian Katarina Stene", "tel": "Telefon: 51831552", "email": "" }

Avdeling/enhet Det teknisk- naturvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt/senter Institutt for industriell økonomi, risikostyring og planlegging
Rom KE D-334

Associate Professor in Risk Management and Societal Safety.

Faculty of Social Science / SEROS (Centre for Risk Management and Societal Safety)



Complex Emergencies, Civil military coordination, crisis mangement, crisis mangement concepts, international response sytems, societal safety and risk mangement.

Utvalgte publikasjoner

Pågående forskning

Coordination and coordination concepts in response systems to internatinal crisis,  conflicts and the new wars, with emphasis on civil military coordination. Crisis mangement




2009 - 2013                PhD in Risk Management & Societal Safety, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger (UiS). Area; Societal safety, Planning/ Organization Theory, International Humanitarian Crisis/ Complex Emergencies. (Doctorate).


2003 - 05                    Master of Risk Management & Societal Safety. Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger (UiS). Main areas; Crisis Management, Social Planning, Accident analysis, Risk/Resilience analysis. (Master grade).


2003 -                         Master of Science/M.Sc., Stavanger University College. Main areas; Sociology, Organization Studies, Human Resources Management, Safety Studies. (M.A. Degree).



Positions Held:


2015 ?                         Associate Professor in Risk Management& Societal Safety. Faculty of Social Science, university of Stavanger (UiS).


2014 -                         University Lecturer in Risk Management & Societal Safety.

Faculty of Science and Technology University of Stavanger (UiS)



2009 - 2013                Research Fellow in Risk Management & Societal Safety, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger (UiS). Title of thesis; ?Rational beliefs - inconsistent practices. Civil Military Coordination in North- Afghanistan.?


2010                            Deployment to Afghanistan as Major/CIMIC Officer at Regional Headquarters North (RC N) 01.03 ? 01.10 2010.


2008 - 2009                Participation in MNE5 (NATO Multinational Experiment 5), as representative from National Joint Headquarters. Rationale; Develop models and doctrines for crisis management in international complex emergencies.


1999 - 2008                Health-, Environment & Safety Advisor NATO/ National Joint Headquarters, Jåtta, Stavanger. Main focus; physical & psychological working environment, internal control systems, assessments, health and safety audits, documentation/ cooperation with regulatory authorities.


1998 - 1999                Consultant for oil-related businesses, Unit of Health, Safety & Quality Management, RC Consultants, Sandnes. Clients included Statoil, Esso, Ligabue & Marine Shuttle Operations. Preparation, compilation of directing/control systems for Health, Safety & Quality Assurance/Management.


1997- 1998                 Elected leader of the University-educated Workers? Organization Universitet- og Høyskoleutdannedes Forbund (UHF), Oslo. Responsibility; management and preparation of control systems and policy instruments to strengthen and develop the organization, to develop its professional profile, politics and visibility.


1996 - 2004                Reserve-officer and Captain in the Norwegian Home Guard, HV 08. Responsibilities; Logistics. S-4 position.          


1991- 1998                 Inspector at the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, Stavanger. Main working areas; Administration & development of Working Environment Act and accompanying regulations. Guidance & verification of organizations to meet Internal Control Regulations. Health & Safety Audits. Health, Environmental& Safety Project planning/ management in governmental, public & private sector enterprises. In charge of psychosocial/organizational working environment guidance/support.


1989 - 1991                Officer in Manpower/Personnel Branch. Forsvarskommando Sør Norge (FKS). Joint Headquarters South Norway, Stavanger. Focus; Human resource management. Point of contact to judge advocate and representative body.  


1987- 1989                 Teacher at Comprehensive School. Leka barne- og ungdomsskole, Leka. Teaching in all subjects, (including follow-up & individual coaching of a student with learning disabilities).


1985 - 1987                Officer School Instructor. Norwegian Military Logistic Education and Training unit. Hærens transportkorps, skole- og øvingsavdeling (HTKSØ), Sandnes. Main tasks; Administration & Adjutancy. Planning & implementation of exercises.


1984 - 1985                Prison guard (temporary position). County Jail, Stavanger (Finnestad Kretsfengsel). Both men?s &women?s blocks.


1980 - 1981                Sergeant at Military Education & Basic Training unit. (compulsory year of duty) Hærens Intendatur, skole- og øvingsavdeling (HISØ), Gardermoen, Main tasks; Platoon/military basic training & subject area instruction.



Other Education:


2008 - 2009                Cultural Awareness, Faculty of Social Sciences, UiS. Main areas; Cultural understanding/development, Migration, Globalization, International conflicts, International/Humanitarian law. (One year Foundation Subject).


2006                           Exam Facultatum, Norwegian Teaching Academy, Bergen. (Ex. Fac.).


2003 -                         Examen Philosophicum, University of Bergen (UiB). (Ex.Phil.).


2001 -                         Environmental Management (related to Military environment). University of Trondheim (NTNU)/Headquarters Defence Command Norway.


1990 -                         Military Health & Safety Management Education. Headquarters Defence Command Norway/Working Environment Centre in Norway, Lillehammer.


1984 - 1985                Safety Management/Administration. Stavanger University College. Main areas; Safety, Preparedness, Toxicology, Quality Assurance/ Working Environment. (One year Foundation Subject).


1983 - 1984                Study of English & American history, language and literature. Stavanger University College.


1981 - 1983                Social Sciences Studies. Stavanger University College. Main Areas; Organization Studies, Human Resources Management, Working Environment. (Two years Intermediate Subject).


1979 - 1980                Officer Candidate School, Vatneleiren/ Sandnes, Norway. (Military Studies/Armed Forces ? Academy college/ University).


Additional Information

Associate Judge in Family Law Court/County Committee of Social Welfare

Associate Judge in the District Court of Stavanger


Vitenskapelige publikasjoner (fra CRISTin)

  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2017). Unity of effort in the new wars?. I: Safety & Reliability, Theory and Applications. CRC Press. ISBN 978-1138629370. s. 3123-3130.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina; Kruke, Bjørn Ivar (2015). Comprehensive approach: An appropriate tool to gain security in the new wars and complex emergencies?. I: Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems. CRC Press. ISBN 9781138028791. s. 255-263.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2014). Rational beliefs -inconsistent practicies: civil military coordination in North Afghanistan. Universitetet i Stavanger. ISBN 9788276445763. 373 s.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2017). The Customs, - an important contributor to safe societies?. European Safety and Reliability Association (ESRA); 2017-11-01 - 2017-11-04.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2017). Unity of efforts in the new wars. ESREL; 2017-06-18 - 2017-06-21.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2016). “How does Comprehensive Approach contribute to a network response in the complex emergency in Afghanistan”. Society for Risk Analysis Europe (SRA); 2016-06-21.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2016). For NATO eller for Afghanistan?.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2016). “Military coalition’s challenges in complex emergencies.”. Society for Risk Analysis Europe (SRA); 2016-12-13.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2015). “Civil-military coordination in a complex emergency. Findings from a study of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) organization in North-Afghanistan.”. UiS, Fylkesmannen i Rogaland, Politiet, NATO (JWC); 2015-01-07.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2015). Comprhensibe Appraoch: An appropriate tool to gain security in the new wars and complex emergencies.. ESREL; 2015-09-07 - 2015-09-11.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2015). “Samfunnssikkerhet og kriser.”. Norges Bygdekvinnelag; 2015-01-17 - 2017-01-17.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2014). “Always expect the unexpected.”. Beredskapskonferansen i regi av Kunnskapsdepartementet,; 2014-11-13.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2014). “Civil-military coordination in a complex emergency, Aghanistan.”. Institutt for Forsvarestudier (IFS); 2014-05-15.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2014). “International security and the New Wars. Nettverk for organisasjonsforskning i Norge (NEON) konferans; 2014-11-26.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2007). Rom for islam i Norge?.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2006). HMS er ikke bare statistikker og fancy databaser.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2006). Psykososialt arbeidsmiljø.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (2006). Trenger vi risiko?.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (1994). Mobbing, - et problem på norske arbeidsplasser?.
  • Stene, Lillian Katarina (1993). Psykososialt arbeidsmiljø.