Christian I. Ulfsten

Graduate Research Fellow

Christian I. Ulfsten is a master's student in the Research Group on Peace, Conflict and Development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with specialization in Security Studies and African Security Policy.

He is currently writing his thesis about Protection of Civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Christian has work experience from the Norwegian Armed Forces and has conducted humanitarian fieldwork in the DRC and South Africa. His research interests includes Peace Operations and transnational relations.


EDUCATION:

2020 -          Master's degree, Political Science, University of Oslo

2021             Master's exchange program, Political Science, Sciences Po Bordeaux

2016 - 2019 Bachelor's degree, Political Science, University of Oslo

2014 - 2015 The Norwegian Army's Non-comissioned Officers Academy, Rena, Norway

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2022 -          Graduate Research Fellow, NUPI

2019            Humanitarian Worker, CELPA, Goma, The Democratic Republic of the Congo

2015 - 2016 Group Commander, Instructor in International Humanitarian Law, The Norwegian Armed Forces, Skjold, Norway

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