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Gunhild Hoogensen Gjörv

Professional affiliation

Research Professor, The Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO), Oslo, Norway

Full Biography

Hoogensen Gjørv's research has interrogated the interactions and tensions between perceptions of state and human security in a variety of contexts, with a particular focus on civil–militar y interaction and Arctic perceptions of security. She is concerned with representations and performances of civilian agency, drawing upon intersectional approaches to better understand agency, everyday security, and possibilities for peace. Hoogensen Gjørv has led a number of projects examining human security in the context of Arctic extractive industries. She was among the first to be awarded a Fulbright Arctic Initiative fellowship (2015-2016) and subsequently became the Nansen Professor at the University of Akureyri (2017-2018). Her book publications include Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic (Routledge, 2014) and Routledge Handbook of Arctic Security (Routledge, 2020)