RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Arctic
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Resilience
  • Uncertainty and Risk
  • Environmental, Human, and Sustainable Security


Topic of master project: Reconciling with Risk: Constructing Sustainable Security in the Arctic 

 

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Academic background

  • MSc in Security Risk Management, University of Copenhagen (2016-2018)
  • Additional Courses/Exchange at the University of Oslo, Nord University, University of Tromsø, and University Centre in Svalbard (2017-2018)
  • BA in Letters, Arts & Sciences: International Security Studies, Pennsylvania State University (2010-2015)


Professional experience

  • Security and Risk Officer, Nurture Project International (2017)
  • Various Projects, United States Department of State (positions in London, United Kingdom; Oslo, Norway; Dakar, Senegal; Mumbai, India; and Naples, Italy) (2014-2016)
  • Political & Security Operations Intern, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (2015)
  • Security & Engineering Office Intern, United Nations (2014)
  • Personnel Recovery Coordination Intern, Federal Bureau of Investigation (2013)