RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • International law
  • The law of the sea
  • International environmental and climate law
  • The interrelationship between the law of the sea and the international climate regime
  • The Arctic marine environment
  • Integrated ocean management
  • Norwegian domestic environmental and climate law
     

Ongoing projects

  • The Law of the Sea and Climate Change - Part of the Solutions or Representing Constraints? (JCLOS).
  • The Law of the Sea: Normative context, disciplinary interfaces and interactions with other legal regimes (JCLOS).
     
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Home Institution

K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS), Faculty of Law, Arctic University of Norway (Associate Professor)
 

Academic background

  • PhD, Faculty of Law, Uit Arctic University of Norway, 2013.
  • Cand. jur, Uit Arctic University of Norway, 2002.
     

Professional experience

  • One of three editors of the book project: The Law of the Sea and Climate Change - Part of the Solutions or Representing Constraints? (2018 -)
  • Leader of work package five at the JCLOS; the protection of the marine environment (2016-2018).
  • Project leader of a three-year research project on climate change and the oceans at the JCLOS (2016-2018.
  • Academic responsible for the The Master of Laws (LL.M) in Law of the Sea, Law Faculty, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (2016-2018)
  • One of two project leaders in a project working on improving the teaching quality at the fourth year of the integrated master in law at The law faculty, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (2015-2017).
  • Academic responsible for the fourth year of the integrated master in law at The law faculty, UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
  • Associated Professor, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (2013-).
  • Doctoral studies, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (2007-2012).
  • Research fellow, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (2005-2006).
  • Lawyer at the law firm Rekve, Pleym & Co, Tromsø Norway (2002-2005).