Maria Gilen Røysamb

Research Assistant

Maria Gilen Røysamb is a Junior Research Fellow in the Research Group on Peace, Conflict and Development at NUPI.  

Røysamb has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Oslo and a BA in comparative politics from the University of Oslo. In her master thesis she examined the variation in state repression as a result of different power-sharing arrangements, in a global sample and in post-conflict states.  
Røysamb has work experience from the Norwegian Embassy in Ankara and currently works part time at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
Her main research interests include conflict resolution, minority rights, power-sharing and the Middle East. 

  • Bildet viser medlemmer av Free Syrian Army på patrulje. Research project

    The Market for Anarchy

    2018 - 2022 (Ongoing)

    The Market for Anarchy project seeks to better understand how state behaviour is shaped by assessments of and responses to different types of risks.

  • Research project

    Community-based policing and post-conflict police reform (ICT4COP)

    2015 - 2020 (Ongoing)

    This research project will create greater knowledge of social, cultural, legal and ethical dimensions of community-based policing in post-conflict societies.