Marianne Riddervold is a research professor (part time) in NUPI’s Research Group on Security and Defence. She is also professor in political science/international relations at the Inland School of Business and Social Sciences and a senior fellow at the UC Berkeley Institute of European Studies.
Riddervold's research interests include EU, EU´s foreign and security policies, EU crisis, NATO, international relations and security, maritime security and transatlantic relations. In addition she is also focuses on theory development within the fields of international relations and European integration.
2011 PhD, University of Oslo
1998 Cand Polit, Political Science, University of Oslo
2019- Research Professor (part time), NUPI
2018- Professor, Inland School of Business and Social Sciences and Norway University of Applied Sciences
2015- Senior Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Publications All publications
Publication | 2023
This article investigates the extent to which the European Union (EU) contributes to the governance of Global Spaces by exploring its policies toward1
Publication | 2023
Space is becoming an increasingly important domain for societies and politics alike, also from a geopolitical and hence security and defence perspect1
Publication | 2023
Maritime security has become a top priority for the EU, as evident in its Strategic Compass for security and defence (2022) where it was identified a1
Projects All projects
Research project | 2022 - 2024 (Ongoing)
This project takes a closer look at developments on key areas in the relationship between Norway and the EU towards 2030....
A new European security and defence architecture in the making: What does it look like and what are the implications for Norway? (EURODEFENCE)Research project | 2021 - 2024 (Ongoing)
This project will study the implications of the new European defence initiatives for Norway particularly, as an allied and closely associated non-member of the EU. Despite the incremental nature of th...
Understanding and Strenthening EU Foreign & Security Policy in a Complex and Contested World (JOINT)Research project | 2022 (Ongoing)
The JOINT project analyses these dynamics while addressing the question of how the EU and its member states can make their foreign and security policy structures more joined-up and sustainable....
Balancing between integration and autonomy. Understanding the drivers and mechanisms of EU's foreign, security and defense policy (EUFLEX)Research project | 2018 - 2021 (Completed)
The project will investigate the ongoing process towards differentiated integration in European foreign, security and defence policy....
Events All events
EventTue 8 Mar 2022Time: 11:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams
The last decade there has been a political divide in Western societies. Which consequences does this have on national policies and future European cooperation?
EventTue 4 May 2021Time: 14:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Microsoft Teams
Covid-19 came on top of a number of other crises facing the European Union in recent years, and has put EU under unprecedented stress. In this webinar, we will take a closer look at EU’s response to crises, focusing on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Military Power Seminar 2020: Transatlantic security relations after the US Presidential elections: What to expect?EventSun 15 Nov 2020Time: 09:00 Europe/Oslo | Location: Webinar
We are delighted to welcome you to the Military Power Seminar 2020 – this year in a digital format! Join us in the discussion when we take a closer look at what the US Presidential election will mean for Norway’s security relations with the USA.
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