Rita Augestad Knudsen

Senior Research Fellow

Rita Augestad Knudsen is a senior research fellow at NUPI working particularly on counter-terrorism and anti-radicalisation, attached to C-REX (Center for Research on Extremism) and the Terror Consortium.

Her publications include one book and several articles on topics related to international security cooperation and the relationship between politics and law in the development and employment of international initiatives. She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science on the concept of self-determination and ideas of freedom in 20th- and 21st-century international discourse.