Ragnhild Helene Hennum
Professor Ragnhild Hennum is the elected Dean for 2020-2023.
Ragnhild Hennum was born in 1967. She was awarded her Law degree (cand. jur) in 1991 from the University of Oslo. She received her doctoral degree (dr. philos) in 1999, also from the University of Oslo, on the dissertation: Evidence in cases of child sexual abuse (Bevis i saker om seksuelle overgrep mot barn). From 1992-2003, she worked in the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, as a lecturer, doctoral student and senior research fellow. She now (since 2004), works as Associate professor in Public Law.
Field of research
She has carried out multidisciplinary research in Criminal law/procedure and Sociology of law on various subjects: evidence, sexualized violence, euthanasia, sentencing and forced marriages. At present she teaches criminal law and procedure.