David Hansen

Associate Professor II

Experience and background

My educational background is mostly from the University of Oslo – in which I obtained my PhD in 2011. In addition to being employed as an Associate Professor (II) at the Norwegian Police University College, I also work at the University College of Norwegian Correctional Service (KRUS). At at the Norwegian Police University College I am responsible for the subject titled ‘Prevention and investigation into hate-crimes'.

Competence areas

  • Hate-crime
  • Radicalization, violent extremism and terrorism
  • Islam
  • Prison research


  • Radicalization
  • Violent extremism and terrorism
  • Islam
  • South-Asia

Teaches in

  • Preventition and investigations into hate crimes