Ole Jacob Sending

Research Director

Ole Jacob Sending is research director at NUPI.

Sending does research on global governance, with a particular focus on the role of international and non-governmental organizations in peacebuilding, humanitarian relief, and development. His publications have appeared, inter alia, in International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, and International Theory.


2004 Dr. Polit., Department of Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen

1998 Master of Science, Political Science. Department of Political Science, SUNY, Albany, New York

1997 Cand. Mag., University of Bergen, Norway. (Economics, Political Science, Sociology)

Work Experience

2012- Research Director, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

2008-2009 Visiting Scholar, Fulbright Scholarship, Dept. of Sociology, UC Berkeley

2008- Senior Researcher, NUPI

2008-2014 Adjunct Senior Researcher, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen

2006-2008 Senior Adviser, Policy Analysis Unit, Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

2003- Senior Researcher, NUPI

2002 Visiting Research Fellow, Stanford University (SCANCOR)

1999-2003 Research Fellow, NUPI, PhD Student, University of Bergen

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