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Elisabeth Myhre Lie

Elisabeth Myhre Lie

University College Lecturer - Department for further and continuing education

Phone: (+47) 23 19 98 71
Cell: (+47) 916 32 055


Crime prevention and preventative police work, knowledge-based police work, crime-prevention urban planning and security, crime development and societal development, youth crime, restorative justice.


  • Advanced studies in political science leading to the degree Cand.polit./ Criminologist. Intermediate level subject in psychology, and subject at second degree level in criminology from the University of Oslo
  • Basic course in college teaching
  • Has worked as a researcher at the Institute of Criminology, University of Oslo
  • Has done fieldwork for Utekontakten (a help organisation for young people) in Asker
  • Has worked as a teacher at the Norwegian Correctional Services’ teaching centre (prison school)
  • Has worked as an assistant professor at the Norwegian Police University College – basic course in criminology
  • Member of the Norwegian Government’s Crime Prevention Council (KRÅD) (second term)

Teaching and supervision

  • Responsible for further education in crime prevention police work (30 study points)
  • Guidance counsellor – further education in cultural understanding
  • Teaches on the Master’s programme – Module 3A, Police work in the local community
  • Guidance counsellor and teacher – bachelor programme, “Prevention” topic
  • Responsible, with subject teacher, for the basic and advanced courses in prevention of youth crime

Current research

  • Preparing a textbook on preventative police work, based on fieldwork and interviews in different police districts in Norway

Selected Publications

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