RESEARCH INTERESTS

International political economy, with special emphasis on regime theory applied to regional cooperation and joint management of natural resources and the environment. Geographic focus on Polar regions, especially the European part of the Arctic and the Antarctic. Current substantive foci include Arctic climate change and environmental protection; fisheries management in the Northeast Atlantic; the compliance system of the climate Kyoto Protocol; institutional interaction, including between environmental and trade regimes; and the role of science in environmental governance.
 

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Academic background

  • Full professor competence.
  • Dr. Philos, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.
  • Cand. polit., University of Oslo (political science, economics, history).


Professional experience

  • Research Professor, FNI (since 2009, and current).
  • Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo (since 2013).
  • Research Director, FNI (1997-2003).
  • Fellow, Centre for Advanced Study (1999-2000).
  • Fellow, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria (1995).
  • Director of Polar Studies, FNI (1992-97).
  • Research Fellow, FNI (1987-91).
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Oslo (1992).
  • Assistant Professor, University of Tromsø (1987).

BOOKS

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PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

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OTHER PUBLICATIONS

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