Karin Andreassen is a professor in marine geology and geophysics at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Her main research interests are the Cenozoic development of the Barents Sea area, with focus on glacial geomorphology, sediments and processes, shallow gas and fluid flow. She holds a PhD degree in applied geophysics from UiT.
Karin has taught marine geology and geophysics at all levels, and supervised many master’s and PhD students. She has also been a visiting professor at the University of Cambridge, the University of Montpellier, and the University of Barcelona.