RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Russian strategic thinking
  • International relations in the European North
  • Soviet industrialism in the High North
  • Russian and Norwegian postwar history
  • The communist movement
     
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Academic background

  • PhD, University of Oslo, Department of Archeology, Conservation and History, 2013.
  • Cand. philol., University of Oslo, 1999 (history, Russian language, Russian and East European studies).


Professional experience

  • Senior Research Fellow, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, since 2013.
  • Lecturer in Russian history, The Norwegian Defence University College (FSES), since 2014.
  • Visiting Scholar, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University, 2013-2014.
  • Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies 2012-13.
  • Research Fellow, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2002-2012.
  • Senior Executive officer at the Office of the Finnmark county Governor 2000-2002 (international environmental cooperation).
  • Research assistant at the Institute for Defence Studies 1999

BOOKS

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PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

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