Jennifer Olson

PhD, 2012


Jennifer Olson is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Faculty of Education, University of Oslo, Norway. Her research focuses on the governance of coordinating internationalization processes, employability and research-based education policy. She is working within the Norwegian Research Council project, Horizontal Governance and Learning Dynamics in Higher Education. She previously worked as a lecturer at the University of Osnabrueck, Germany.

During her degree program, Jennifer was awarded a Fulbright research scholarship to Germany. Jennifer’s research was the basis for her dissertation, which analyzed how three German universities of different size, location, and history are engaging internationalization efforts to become more competitive and attractive destinations for international students. Jennifer dissertation is entitled, From Student Mobility to Market Success: The Changing Logic of Internationalization in German Universities. She completed her PhD degree in 2012.