Espen Mathy is a Junior Research Fellow in the Research Group on Security and Defense.
Mathy has a master’s degree in political science and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Oslo. The subject of his master’s thesis was how normative pressure can explain states’ commitment to disarmament treaties with a focus on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).
Mathy has work experience from the Norwegian Embassy in Ankara, the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA), the Vienna office of the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation (VCDNP).
HisHis main research interests include multilateral disarmament and nonproliferation regimes, nuclear arms control and the role of nuclear norms.
2017 - 2019 MA Political Science - University of Oslo
2015 - 2016 Free Standing Courses - University of Oslo
2012 - 2015 BA International Relations - University of Oslo
2021 - Junior research fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
2020 Intern, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation (VCDNP)
2020 Intern, Vienna office of the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)
2019 Policy Fellow, Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA)
2019 Master student and junior research fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
2017 Trainee, Norwegian Embassy in Ankara
Publications All publications
Publication : Academic article | 2020
The debate in Norway regarding security concerns related to Chinese investments has seen a notable change in character over a short period of time. F1
Projects All projects
Research project | 2017 - 2022 (Ongoing)
How does technology help to change how we percieve the world and how to act in it?...
Articles All articles
3 Jan 2022
How can we best handle current and future wars and crises? What kind of threats are we likely to face in the years to come? Who are the future actors1