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Jørgen Lorentzen

Jørgen Lorentzen (b 1956, Norway) is director of the Hedda Foundation and a in comparative literature. He has written several books and articles in the field of gender studies, masculinities and cultural analysis, the most recent being History of Fatherhood in Norway (Palgrave MacMillan 2013).

He has been the project leader for several research projects in the Centre for Gender Research at the University of Oslo, and has recently left his position as professor at the university to devote his energies to international relations, human rights and development through the Hedda Foundation. He is a member of the Writers in Prison Committee of PEN Norway.

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