RESEARCH INTERESTS

General issues of public international law, with a particular focus on law of the sea and international institutional law. Geographic focus on the Polar Regions, especially Norway’s maritime areas. Current substantive research foci include the role of courts and tribunals in the law of the sea, the establishment of maritime limits and boundaries, the role of expert regimes in international law and the Svalbard Treaty.  

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Academic background

  • Full professor competence (2020)
  • PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo (2013)
  • Cand. jur, University of Oslo (2005)


Professional experience

  • Professor of Law, University of South-Eastern Norway (since 2020)
  • Associate Professor of Law, University of South-Eastern Norway (2019-2020)
  • Associate Member of the International Law Association's International Committee on 'Baselines under the International Law of the Sea', Norwegian branch representative (2012-2018).
  • Guest Researcher, Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo (2011).
  • Research Assistant, Research Fellow, Senior Research Fellow and Research Professor, Fridtjof Nansen Institute (since 2004).
     

BOOKS

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PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

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