Halvard Leira

Research Professor

Halvard Leira’s main areas of research is foreign policy and diplomacy, with a special emphasis on the Norwegian varieties. He also has a long-standing research interest in historical international relations, and international thought. Leira completed his PhD thesis in May 2011, titled «The Emergence of Foreign Policy: Knowledge, Discourse, History».


2011 PhD, Political Science, University of Oslo  

2002 Cand. Polit., Political Science, Department of political Science, University of Oslo

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2003- Research Fellow/Phd-candidate/Senior Research Fellow/Research Professor, NUPI

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