Jon Harald Sande Lie

Senior Research Fellow

Jon Harald Sande Lie is a social anthropologist (PhD, University of Bergen) and senior research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).

His overarching research scope pertains to international aid, global governance and state formation, focusing on development and humanitarian aid in Eastern Africa, particularly Ethiopia and Uganda where he has conducted long-term fieldworks in studying the partnership relation at the level of NGOs and those involving the World Bank.

Co-editor for the journal Forum for Development Studies. He is project manager for the FRIPRO project Developmentality and the anthropology of partnership.