- Politics and international relations in the European Arctic, focusing on security and energy issues.
- Norwegian domestic and foreign policy discourses.
- Securitization and the European Arctic.
- The deepening and widening of the concept of security.
- Implementation of international regimes related to agricultural biodiversity
- Post-structuralist IR theory
- Discourse analysis
- Norwegian foreign policy in the Arctic region
- Norwegian energy policy in the Arctic region
- PhD, Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning, University of Tromsø, 2013.
- Master of Arts in Political Science, University of Tromsø, 2006.
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Oslo, 2003 (political science).
- Bachelor of Marketing (BM) in Marketing, Information and Public Relations, Norwegian School of Management BI- School of Marketing, 2002.
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
The Polar Journal, published online 13.10.2016, 18 p. DOI: 10.1080/2154896X.2016.1241490
In L.C. Jensen and G. Hønneland (eds), Handbook of the Politics of the Arctic. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2015, pp. 462-481.
Internasjonal Politikk, Vol 72, No 1, 2014, pp. 7-29. In Norwegian
In Svein Jentoft, Jens-Ivar Nergård, Kjell Arne Røvik (eds), Hvor Går Nord-Norge? Politiske Tidslinjer. Stamsund, Orkana Akademisk, 2013, pp. 67-81. In Norwegian.
Cooperation and Conflict, Vol 48, No 1, 2013, pp. 80-99.
FNI report 2/2006. Lysaker, FNI, 2006. 62 p. In Norwegian
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