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Njord Wegge



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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. Until December 2018 he held 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:

Publikasjonsoversikt Wegge pr April 2018

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2013 Ph.D. Political Science, IR. University of Oslo
2003 Cand. Polit (Master) Political Science, University of Oslo
2001 Cand. Mag. (Political Science, History of Ideas, History), University of Oslo

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2017- Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
2014-2018 Adjunct Associate Professor, Univ. of Tromsø (20%)
2012-2014 Senior Research Fellow/ Guest researcher, Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI)
2008-2014 PhD candidate University of Tromsø, Norway
2004-2005 Trainee/temporary employed, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) Vienna and Oslo
2003-2004 Junior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies (IFS)

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2018-06-14/15 Participated as an international expert in «Transatlantic Cyber Forums» workshop: «Intelligence Governance and Oversight Innovation», Stiftung Neue Verantwortung
2018-06-12 Speaker with the presentation «Securing Northern Europe – Next Steps»/participated in a panel debate on the Atlantic Council's international conference «Baltic Sea Security – Merging Perspectives in Northern Europe», Stockholm
2018-06-05 Gave introductory remarks: «Fenomenet hybrid – hva er nytt, hva utfordrer oss?» at DSB's «Kompetanseseminar hybride hendelser»
2018-05-28 Presented the paper “Norway – Middle Power or Small State? Placing Norway in the international system” at the Center for International Policy Studies, Univ. of Ottawa's “Middle Power Liberal Intenationalism in an Illiberal World”, Ottawa
2018-05-03 Gave a levture and participated in a debate on hybrid threats and Russian influence operations at the European Values, STRATCOM SUMMIT, Prague
2018-04-07 Presented the article (with co-author Patrick Cullen) “Adapting Early Warning in an Age of Hybrid Warfare” at the ISA panel Interstate Intelligence Relations and How to Optimize Intelligence Processes, San Francisco
2018-04-07 Discussant at the ISA panel “The Dream within the Dream” – Exploring Multiple Paths towards Achieving Efficient and Effective Oversight in the Age of Big Data”, San Francisco