Jan OlssonTitle: Professor School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Phone: +46 19 303081
About Jan Olsson
Jan Olsson is professor of political science at Örebro University. His research interest is public administration, public policy and planning studies, as well as institutionalism with empirical focus on sustainable development, public ethics and the role of civil servants. Olsson has been the project leader of a large number of research projects over the years and has published many articles in international journals like Environmental Politics, Journal of European Public Policy, and Planning Theory and Practice; books on Palgrave-Macmillan, as well as contributed in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics.
Olsson received his PhD in Political Science at Gothenburg University 1995. He became Associate professor of Political Science at Örebro Univertiy 2001 and professor 2007.
Jan Olsson currently teaches mainly on the Masters and Ph D level in line with his research interests.