Kristin Haugevik is Senior Research Fellow in the Research Group on Global Order and Diplomacy. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Oslo (2014). An International Relations scholar, Haugevik’s research at NUPI revolves around international diplomacy, inter-state cooperation and friendship with a geographical focus on the Euro-Atlantic region and the foreign policies of Britain and the Nordic states. Her work has appeared in, inter alia, European Journal of International Relations, Cooperation and Conflict, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, Journal of European Integration, Politics and Governance and Global Affairs. She is also the author of Special Relationships in World Politics: Inter-State Friendship and Diplomacy After the Second World War (Routledge, 2018).
Kristin is Editor in Chief of the journal Cooperation and Conflict, 2023-2027.
Recent academic publications:
- 2022: United clubs of Europe: Informal differentiation and the social ordering of intra-EU diplomacy. Cooperation and Conflict (Online First).
- 2021: Reputation Crisis Management and the State: Theorising Containment as Diplomatic Mode (w/Cecilie Basberg Neumann). European Journal of International Relations, 27 (3), 708-729.
- 2020: The Nordic Balance Revisited: Differentiation and the Foreign Policy Repertoires of the Nordic States (w/Ole Jacob Sending). Politics and Governance, 8 (4), 441-450.
- 2019: Kith, kin and inter-state relations: International politics as family life. In Haugevik, Kristin & Iver B. Neumann (Eds) Kinship in International Relations. Routledge.
- 2019: Kinship in International Relations: Introduction and framework. In Haugevik, Kristin & Iver B. Neumann (Eds) Kinship in International Relations. Routledge (w/ Iver B. Neumann & Jon Harald Sande Lie).
- 2018: Special Relationships in World Politics: Inter-State Friendship and Diplomacy After the Second World War (monograph). Routledge.
- 2018: Parental Child Abduction and the State: Identity, Diplomacy and the Duty of Care, The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 13, 1-21.
- 2017: Diplomacy through the back door: Norway and the bilateral route to EU decision-making. Global Affairs, 3(3), 277-291.
- 2017: Autonomy or integration? Small-state responses to a changing European security landscape. Global Affairs, 3(3), 211-221 (w/Pernille Rieker).
Full publication list here.
2014 PhD, Political Science, University of Oslo
2005 MA, Political science, University of Oslo
2018-2022 Head, Global Order and Diplomacy, NUPI
2014- Senior Research Fellow, NUPI
Publications All publications
Publication | 2023
Why did Theresa May’s government introduce the narrative about ‘Global Britain’, and how did this narrative evolve and manifest itself in UK foreign1
Projects All projects
Research project | 2023 - 2027 (Ongoing)
How should the EU navigate the increasingly complex - and conflict-laden - institutional spaces of global governance to advance a rules-based international order? And what factors should be emphasized...
Research project | 2022 - 2024 (Completed)
In this project we aim to contribute to the emerging research on the UK’s quest for a new foreign, security and defence policy role at the dusk of the formal Brexit process....
Research project | 2023 (Ongoing)
his project will study how Finland and Norway refer and relate to each other as security and defence policy allies, what opportunities they see for learning and exchange of experience going forward, a...
Research project | 2022 - 2024 (Ongoing)
Our times are shaped by developments in geopolitical power dynamics, fast-paced technological development and climate change. In this research program NUPI analyses how these developments change the s...
Research project | 2020 - 2021 (Completed)
This project will explore possibilities to enhance Estonian-Norwegian bilateral cooperation in promoting multilateral cooperation and a rules-based global order in the framework of the United Nations ...
Events All events
EventTue 18 Oct 2022Time: 08:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: Sentralen, Oslo
What are the consequences of the changing security landscape for security in the north? At this year’s Military Power Seminar, we invite you to a debate on the important political issues related to security in Norway’s immediate neighbourhood.
EventWed 4 Nov 2020Time: 10:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar
What possibilities exist for Estonian-Norwegian bilateral cooperation in the United Nations Security Council?
EventWed 7 Oct 2020Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar
Which areas of cooperation are being prioritised as the UK leaves the European Union, and how can the relationship be expected to develop in the coming years?
EventWed 23 Oct 2019Time: 13:15 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI
In this theory seminar, Maria Mälksoo examines “the fourth wave” of deterrence studies.
EventTue 7 May 2019Time: 13:30 Europe/Oslo | Location: NUPI
When do states resort to soft balancing (relying on institutional and economic instruments) rather than hard balancing (relying on formal military alliances and intense arms buildups)? When do they combine both? What are the differences and similarities between the 20th and 21st century cases of so1
Articles All articles
12 May 2023
“Our aim is to consolidate Cooperation and Conflict as a platform for IR scholarship that is theoretically innovative, methodologically pluralist, em1
26 Jan 2023
For two years, researchers from NUPI, PRIO and other institutes have advised the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through an innovative research project.
3 Jan 2023
After to intense years, Norway is now stepping down from its role as an elected member of the UN Security Council. In this article we have gathered w1