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Sissel H. Jore is Professor in Risk Management and Societal Safety at the University of Stavanger (UiS),
Norway. Her main research topics are terrorism, counterterrorism, and security risk management, risk
perception, conceptualizations of risk, discourse analysis, critical terrorism studies, terrorism emergency
preparedness, and crisis management. Jore has developed and taught several university courses on the
topic of security on bachelor and master level including the courses Security and Information Protection,
Security, Risk Management and Protection from Terrorism and Other Intentional Crimes.
Jore is the chair of the Security Defence Speciality Group in Society for Risk Analysis- International.
Additionally, she has previously been the Head of the Security-Technical Committees of European Safety and
Reliability Association. She has been a member of the Program Committee of SAMRISK in the Norwegian
research council and a member of the Committee on research strategy for extremism and terrorism
research, Norwegian Research Council. She is a member of the editorial board of Security Journal.