Minda Holm

Research Fellow

Minda Holm is a research fellow with the research group on Foreign policy and diplomacy.

Her research interests include Russian and US foreign and security politics, global (liberal) governance and social and political theory (particularly linked to governance, ideology and political realism). She has worked and/or studied in Egypt, England, Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Wales and the US, and speaks Russian. During her BA and MA studies she worked with NUPI's research group on Russia, Eurasia and the Arctic. 

As of Fall 2017 Holm is a Ph.D. candidate in an international research project on “The World of the Right” (with V.S. Tjalve, DIIS; JF Drolet, Queen Mary; and M.C. Williams, University of Ottawa), with a focus on the historical and contemporary ideological bonds between far right movements internationally, and their visions of international politics and global order. In addition to NUPI she is associated with the Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS) and their research group on International Security.

Holm holds two BA's in Political Science and Post-Soviet Area studies from the University of Oslo, and two MSc's in International Relations from London School of Economics and the George Washington University, where she was a Fulbright scholar specializing in International Security Studies.