Siri Strand

Visiting Research Fellow

Siri Strand is a visiting research fellow at NUPI’s Centre for digitalisation and cyber security studies and a member of the Research Group on Security and Defence.

Siri is doing a PhD at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. Her PhD project examines strategic aspects of cyber operations and is funded by the Norwegian Research Council. She has previously worked for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, and the Norwegian Armed Forces. Siri holds a master’s degree in Intelligence and international security from King’s College London and a bachelor’s degree in International studies from the University of Oslo.


2021 - Present: PhD in Intelligence studies and cyber security. Department of War Studies, King's College London

2016 - 2017: M.A. in Intelligence and international security. Department of War Studies, King's College London

2011 - 2015: B.A. in International studies. Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.


2018 - 2021: Advisor, Norwegian Armed Forces

2017 - 2018: Fellow, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies (IFS)

2015 - 2016: Research Assistant, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

2014 - 2016: Higher Executive Officer, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2013: Internship, Hudson Institute, Center for Political-Military Analysis, Washington D.C.

Articles All articles