Kjetil Selvik

Research Professor

Kjetil Selvik is Research Professor in NUPI’s Research Group on Peace, Conflict and Development. He holds a PhD in political science from Sciences Po in Paris and works on struggles over states and regimes in the Middle East.

Selvik har previously worked as researcher at Fafo and at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and been Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, and at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Language, University of Oslo.

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2004 Docteur en sciences politiques, Sciences Po, Paris. Dr Artium, University of Oslo

1999 Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (Master), Sciences Po, Paris

1998 Cand. Mag. (Bachelor), University of Oslo (Political Science, Arabic, Middle East)

Work Experience

2017- Senior Research Fellow/Research Professor, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

2015-2017 Adjunct Associate professor, University of Oslo (Middle East Studies)

2012-2017 Senior Researcher, Chr. Michelsen Institute

2013-2015 Adjunct Associate professor, University of Bergen (Comparative Politics)

2007-2012 Researcher, Fafo institute of Applied International Studies

2007-2012 Adjunct Associate professor, University of Oslo (Middle East Studies)

2004-2007 Assistant professor, University of Oslo (Culture Studies & Oriental Languages)

2005-2006 Assistant professor, Oslo University College

2001-2004 PhD fellow, Norwegian Research Council/University of Oslo

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