RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Chinese society and politics
  • Chinese environmental policy
  • Chinese waste management policy
  • Informal-formal sector relationships


Master thesis: The role of the informal sector of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) vis-à-vis the Chinese state and formal institutions; what are the social, economic, and environmental benefits, if any, of integrating the informal sector with the formal system and what are the possible political obstacles to integration? (Tentative research question)
 

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Academic Background

  • MA in Chinese Society and Politics, University of Oslo (ongoing)
  • BA in Chinese and China Studies, University of Oslo
     

Professional Experience

  • Temporary Visa Officer, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing (2015, 2017) and the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Shanghai (2016)