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Current Members

Name Affiliation Project
Anastasia Kriachko Roeren University of Oslo Documenting the nation: Documentaries as discursive nation-building tools
Anine Hagemann University of Copenhagen, Center for Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC) Protection as Statecraft
Anna Andersson Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo Law Enforcement in Armed Conflict
Anna-Lena Hönig University of Mannheim Cooperating to Resist: The Effect of Cooperation Networks on Violent and Nonviolent Resistance
Bård Drange PRIO and Univeristy of Oslo War and justice in Colombia: The phenomenon, use and impact of ‘during-conflict justice’ during the armed conflict
Chloé Thomas Centre de Recherche en Science Politique (CReSPo), Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles Dealing with the terrorist threat in Belgium: mapping counterterrorism through the Coordination Unit for Threat Assessment (CUTA)
Christian Oswald Trinity College Dublin Explaining variation in terrorist violence in civil war settings
David Randahl Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University Prediction in peace and conflict research
Dilan Gunes NTNU, Department of Sociology and Political Science Transitional Justice and Prospect of Economic Development
Dogukan Cansin Karakus Georg-August University, Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences Mediated Peace Agreements in Modern Post-Civil War Societies: Long-Term Success through Subjective Satisfaction?
Ebba Tellander Peace Research Institute Oslo The role of civic mobilization in Somaliland’s recent history
Elisabeth Leidland Nord University Emotions, masculinities, and violence: Exploring the influence of emotions on former gang members’ violent life choices in Honduras
Erika Julieta Rojas Ospina Noragric, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) The Gendering of (In)Security in El Salvador: A study of “women’s” narratives of peace, community and policing
Fletch Williams London School of Economics and Political Science, Law Department Legal accountability Frameworks for Private Military and Security Companies
Francesca Sterzi Politics, Human Rights and Sustainability, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Pirates and Contractors in the Indian Ocean: Addressing the Privatization of the Use of Force in the Fight against Piracy at Sea among Business Imperatives, Maritime Global Governance and Human Rights
Francesco Buscemi Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies Circulation Must Be Defended: Armed Groups and Armed Political Order(s) through the Prism of Arms
Hassan Aden Gothenburg University Refugee Education: Building Durable futures
Heidi Mogstad Cambridge University Affective interventions: volunteer humanitarianism at home and abroad
Hulda Kjeang Mørk Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo
Ida Rudolfsen PRIO and Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Food Insecurity, State Response and Violent Conflict
Ingrid Vik Bakken University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Women in Nonviolent Resistance
Jakob Frizell European University Institute Making the Rich Pay for the War: The politics of fiscal fairness in post-conflict countries
Janosch Neil Kullenberg Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) Open Coordination and Inherent Competition: Interaction between Protection Actors in the Case of DRC
Jenny Kathrine Lorentzen PRIO and Lund University Equal Peace? Women’s Empowerment and Multicultural Challenges in War-to-Peace Transitions: Rwandan Experiences
Julie Marie Hansen Dimensions of Security Department at PRIO & Department of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo Social Media in Armed Conflict: The Case of Myanmar
Jürgen Brandsch University of St. Andrews Violence against Civilians in Armed Conflicts – An Investigation of Indiscriminate Violence
Karin Johansson Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University Wartime sexual violence
Katharina Maria Wuropulos Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
Lars Gjesvik University of Oslo, Department of Political Science Digital sovereignty and autonomy
Lars Hedegaard Williams Aarhus University, School of Culture and Society Trauma, Spirit Possession and the Devil: An Ethnographic Study of the Plurality and Pragmatics of Healing in Northern Uganda
Laura Saavedra-Lux University of Essex, Department of Government Horizontal Inequalities in Post-Conflict Societies
Lukas Slothuus University of Edinburgh A political theory of contemporary resistance
Marianne Mosberg Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation - A Case Study from Southeastern Myanmar
Marie Sandnes PRIO and University of Oslo Sub-Regional Forces in the Fight against Violent Organisations: The G5 Sahel Joint Force in Mali
Marius Swane Wishman NTNU Anatomy of Civil Conflict
Martin Smidt Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Farming in the Rain – Linking Drought, Migration, and Agriculture to Conflict Occurrence in Sub-Saharan Africa. Quantitative Study.
Melanie Sauter European University Institute Not a target: Violence against humanitarian aid workers
Mie Roesdahl University of Copenhagen (Centre for Resolution of International Conflict, CRIC, and Centre for Human Rights) Exploring Everyday Practices within Systems of Global Governance – Does Process Matter?
Monika Onken Free University Berlin and Berghof Foundation
Natalia Moen-Larsen University of Oslo Russian Discourses on Refugees
Nina Maureen Cadorin University of Oslo, Political Science Department The Security Apparatus and Conflict Dynamics
Øyvind Svendsen University of Copenhagen
Rojan Ezzati University of Oslo, Department of Sociology and Social Geography Collective Identities in Post-Terror Norway
Sandra Håkansson Department of Government, Uppsala University Violence and Intimidation against Politicians: A Gendered Distribution of Risks and Costs of Political Participation
Sayra van den Berg University of Edinburgh Perpetrator Participation in Truth Commissions: Uncovering Perpetrator Experiences in Post-Conflict Truth Commissions
Simon Pierre Boulanger Martel University of Montreal (Université de Montréal) Department of Political Science/ Centre for International Peace and Security Studies Youth Wings and Post-war Political Strategies: Understanding how and why youth wings use political violence
Solveig Hillesund University of Oslo, Department of Political Science Horizontal Inequality, Mobilization and Violent versus Non-Violent Conflict
Stefan Döring Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research How Scarce Water Resources Can Be Drivers for Violent Communal Conflict
Stine Bergersen Peace Research Institute Oslo The Interplay of Risk Perception and the Communication of Terror Threats
Susanne Normann Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)- University of Oslo (UiO) Wake up Humanity, there is not enough time: an exploratory study of human experiences with renewable Energy in two contexts where colonial politics have been denounced
Susanne Schaftenaar Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research Battles Without Bullets
Thea Johansen NTNU, Department of Sociology and Political Science How Does Oil Hinder Democracy? Testing the chain of relations between oil wealth, mobilization and democratization in Africa
Thiyagaraja Waradas Commonwealth PhD Scholar at the Department of Social and Policy Studies at the University of Bath
Tina Talleraas TIK, Centre for Technology, Innovation, and Culture, University of Oslo Unlocking the Black Box of Nuclear Disamament: A Case Study of the Norwegian Initiative to Re-Politicize the Bomb

Alumni Members

Name Affiliation Project
Ada Elisabeth Nissen University of Oslo, Department for Archaeology, Conservation and History Of Heartfelt Charity and High Politics: Norwegian Peace Diplomacy Since 1989
Aleksander Zdravkovski NTNU, Department of Sociology and Political Science Sandzak under Milosevic: Politics, Religion and the Bosniak Struggle for Autonomy
Andreas Forø Tollefsen PRIO and University of Oslo, Department of Sociology and Human Geography (Human Geography) Disaggregating the Conflict Trap: A Spatial Analytical Approach
Andreas Graf University of Basel, North-South Doctoral Programme
Andrew E. Tchie University of Essex Differentiating Conflicts: Perpetrators, Victims, and Human Rights Violations
Anette Bringedal Houge University of Oslo, Department of Criminology and Sociology
Anja B. Sletteland University of Oslo, Department of Sociology and Human Geography (Human Geography) Balancing Security Considerations: The Role of Israel in American Security Policy
Anne Laube University of Basel, Sociology, Fellow in the doctoral programme North-South The Organisation of Violence in Armed Groups - The Case of the LRA
Anne-Kathrin Kreft Political Science, University of Gothenburg Responses to Wartime Sexual Violence: Victimization, Agency and Women’s Mobilization
Annika Pohl Harrisson Aarhus University & Danish Institute for International Research (DIIS), Anthropology Everyday Justice and Security in Mon State
Annkatrin Tritschoks Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research Justice Adherence in International Negotiations
Ayokunu Adedokun United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) and Maastricht University Graduate School of Governance, Netherlands. Civil War and Post-conflict Peace building in Africa: The Role of the International Community and Domestic Actors
Barbara K. Trojanowska Monash University, Centre for Gender, Peace and Security The UN’s Women, Peace and Security agenda and gender equality advancement in the Asia-Pacific
Ben Gans Tilburg University, Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM), and the Netherlands Defence Academy (NLDA). Stabilisation Operations as Complex System
Benjamin Schaller UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Centre for Peace Studies (CPS); German Federal Foreign Office - Department for Conventional Arms Control and Confidence- and Security-Building Measures in the OSCE area Building Trust in a Changing Arctic Security Environment? The Role of Military Co-Operation and Confidence and Security Building Measures (CSBM) in the Construction of Security Communities
Bjørn Elias Mikalsen Grønning Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies (Norwegian Defence University College) and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Japan's Security Policy Response to the Contemporary Power Shift in East Asia
Carola Lingaas Institute of public law, University of Oslo The Crime against Humanity of Apartheid under Special Consideration of the Conflict in South Sudan (2002–2005)
Catherine Lourdes Dy LUISS Guido Carli in Rome, Political Theory and Political Science and L'Université Libre de Bruxelles Re-Writing Norm Domestication Theory: Postcolonialism and Local Agency in the Adaptation of Second Generation Human Rights
Cathrine Talleraas PRIO Transnational Lives in the Welfare State (TRANSWEL)
Christoph Dworschak Government Department, University of Essex Military Fragmentation, Effectiveness, and Insubordination during Civil Conflict
E. Njoki Wamai Politics and International Studies Department, University of Cambridge Local Interpretations of the ICC in Kenya
Elida Kristine Undrum Jacobsen PRIO and University of Gothenburg, Peace and Development Studies, School of Global Studies Biopolitics in India: Identity Management and the Unique Identification System (UID)
Eline D. Løvlien Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Elisabeth Rosvold PRIO and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Climatic Disasters and the Dynamics of Conflict
Elise Must London School of Economics and Political Science When Does Inequality Cause Conflict? The Role of Perceptions
Ellie Mevel Normandie Université (France), Department of Sociology The Role of Diasporas in Statehood-seeking Conflicts: The Palestinian and Kurdish cases
Erlend Paasche Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) From the Return Decision Making Process to Actual Return and (Re)integration: A Study of Iraqi Kurdish Migrants, Returnees and Non-Migrants
Ervjola Selenica University of Trento (Italy), Doctoral School in International Studies New States Challenged: Post-Conflict Education, Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in Kosovo and Timor-Leste
Frangis Dadfar Spanta Department of Political and Social Sciences, Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science at the Free University Berlin Contested Governance in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Cultural and Political Perceptions of Order by the Elite Representatives
Gerrit Kurtz King’s College London The Role of Frontline Diplomats in the Prevention of Civil Wars
Hanne Seter NTNU, Department of Sociology and Political Science
Håvard Mokleiv Nygård PRIO and UiO, Political Science
Ida Dommersnes PRIO and King’s College, London, Department of War Studies Argumentum Ad Captandum versus Unified Effort? An Examination of Strategic Narratives in ISAF
Isabel Bramsen Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts, Copenhagen University, Københavns Universitet Dynamics of Conflict Escalation and Violence
Jan Stöckmann Faculty of History, University of Oxford Intellectual Cooperation and International Relations between the World Wars
Joanna Nicholson UiO, Faculty of Law, Norwegian Center for Human Rights
Jørgen Jensehaugen NTNU, Department of History and Classical Studies The Camp David Accords 1978–1979 – Egyptian-Israeli Peace, Palestinian Exclusion
Kjersti Lohne University of Oslo, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, and PRIO Drafting Justice: Exploring the Role of International Non-Governmental Human Rights Organizations in Shaping International Criminal Law
Kjersti Skarstad UiO, Department of Political Science
Kristian Hoelscher University of Oslo, Department of Political Science, and PRIO Urban Transitions, Conflict and Development
Line Kikkenborg Christensen Department of political Science, Aalborg University Navigating within Frozen Conflicts
Luca Raineri Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa Italy To What Extent Do Environment and Geography Affect Security Conditions in the Sahara?
Magnus Lundgren University of Stockholm, Political Science Civil War Resolution by International Organizations: Institutional Design and Mediational Effectiveness
Mareile Kaufmann PRIO and Hamburg University, Criminology Modalities of Resilience in the Networked Society
Mari Salberg University of Oslo US Foreign Policy Towards Iran 1969–1980: Failed Policies and Foiled Perceptions
Mette Strømsø PRIO Negotiating the Nation: Implications of Ethnic and Religious Diversity on National Identity (NATION)
Michelle Rouse Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University Gender, Decision-Making and the Northern Ireland Civil Service - Theorising Post-Conflict Institutional Change
Miriam Cullen University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, Centre for International Law and Justice Competing Imperatives: The UN Security Council and International Justice
Mulatu Alemayehu Moges Department of Media and Communication; University of Oslo Internal Conflict Reporting in Ethiopian Newspapers: Peace Journalism or War Journalism
Nicholas Barker University of Oxford How Wartime Dynamics are Perpetuated, Transformed and Terminated during a Transition from a Civil War to Peace
Noor Jdid PRIO/Center for Women’s & Gender Research (SKOK) Active Citizenship in Religiously and Culturally Diverse Societies (ACT)
Ortrun Merkle United Nations University, Graduate School of Governance, Maastricht The Netherlands The Impact of Corruption on State-Building in Post-Conflict Societies
Øystein Hernæs European University Institute, Department of Economics Topics in Institutional and Conflict Economics
Phillip Nelson University of Essex The Enterprise of Peace
Primus Che Chi PRIO and University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine (International Health) Impact of Armed Conflicts on Maternal and Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
Pui Hang Wong UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance The Dynamic Effects of Political Regime on Civil Wars
Ricardo Sousa International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam (EUR) External Interventions and the Promotion of Peace in Africa
Roman-Gabriel Olar Department of Government, University of Essex Determinants of Repression and Accommodation in Authoritarian Regimes: Institutions and Opposition Characteristics
Sigrun Marie Moss NTNU, Department of Psychology Political Leadership and Social Identities: Policies of Unity and Diversity in Conflict Situations. Experiences from Rwanda, Zanzibar and Sudan
Sladjana Lazic NTNU, Department of Sociology and Political Science Dealing with the past and Identity in Serbia's Sandžak
Somdeep Sen University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science Broadening the Civil-Military Complex: The Case of Armed Non-State Actors
Sophie Schulz University of Greifswald Actors in Peacebuilding – The Neglected Role of Middle Powers
Susanne Therese Hansen NTNU, Department of Sociology and Political Science The International Arms Trade in Foreign Policy: Arms Flows, Implications and Regulation
Tatiana Stankovic University of Oslo, Department of Political Science Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) of Combatants: On the Security-Promoting Conditions in the Aftermath of Conflict
Theresa Ammann Anthropology, Interacting Minds Centre—Aarhus University Study of the Impact That the Neglect of Women in the Liberian Peacebuilding Process Has on the Sustainability of Peace
Tore Wig University of Oslo, Department of Political Science Investigating the Relationship between Elections and Political Instability
Tove Heggli Sagmo PRIO and University of Oslo, Department of Sociology and Human Geography (Human Geography) Return and Reintegration in a Post-Conflict Society: A Case Study of Burundi