Njord WeggeSenior Research Fellow
Njord Wegge is a senior research fellow at NUPI focusing on issues of security and defense, including issues pertaining to ‘Hybrid Warfare’, intelligence and national security.
Wegge also work on issues pertaining to international relations, geopolitics and security in the Arctic and holds an adjunct Associate Professor position at the University at Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway, where he defended his Ph.D. focusing on international relations in the Arctic. Wegge Wegge is editor in political science in Arctic Review on Law and Politics, an international peer-reviewed journal for Arctic studies. Wegge has previously worked as a senior researcher at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, The Norwegian Parliamentary Intelligence Oversight Committee and he has been a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley. Areas of expertise: Security politics, international relations, intelligence, intelligence oversight, The Arctic, Norwegian foreign policy, EU.
List of publications:
06.08.2018Has Norway taken the step into the Middle Power category?
2018Puzzled by how geographical changes in the Arctic might cause changes in state behavior the authors of this article have been inspired to return to the roots of geopolitical reasoning. By combining insights from the intellectual roots of the geopolitical tradition with empirical data on geographical...
2018 - 2020 (Ongoing)
This project is going to look closer at Norway’s closest allies and partners in a new and more uncertain world.
Tue 5 Dec 2017Event
Influence Operations and Disinformation as Phenomena of World Affairs: What is the deal?Time: 14:00 Location: NUPI
Hacking, fake news and propaganda has become more and more visible in world affairs. Often Russia is singled out as the main culprit. Does this assumption show the whole picture?
2013 - 2018 (Ongoing)
NUPI leads an international project on how to counter hybrid warfare.