Katharina Glaab

Visiting Research Fellow

Glaab is visiting research fellow at NUPI in the Research Group on Russia, Asia and International Trade. She is an International Relations scholar who is driven by an interest in the politics of environmental and socio-technical changes in the Anthropocene.

Her research problematizes how norms and knowledge practices in global governance are constituted in response to an increasing ecological crisis with an empirical focus on agricultural biotechnology and climate change politics. She works as an Associate Professor in Global Change and International Relations at NMBU. Glaab was a post-doctoral researcher at the Cluster of Excellence 'Religion and Politics', University of Münster, and has held guest researcher positions at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Tsinghua University, and the Fridtjof Nansen Institute.

Welcome to NUPI, Katharina!


2014 Dr. Phil, Institute of Political Science, University of Münster, Germany

2007 Magister, University of Münster (Political Science, History, Chinese Studies)

2004-2005 Chinese Language Training, Renmin University, PR China


2022 Visiting Research Fellow, NUPI

2016- Associate Professor in International Relations and Global Change, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), Norwegian University of Life Sciences

2012–2015 Researcher, Cluster of Excellence ‘Religion and Politics, University of Münster

2008–2012 Researcher and Lecturer, Chair of International Relations and Sustainable Development, University of Münster

2010–2011 Visiting Researcher, DAAD scholarship, Tsinghua University, PR China and Jawaharlal Nehru University, India