Pursiainen, Christer Henrik
Professor of Societal Security
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Climate change adaptation
Ongoing externally funded projects:
Disinformation and people: impacts on societal trust and resilience (FAKENEWS)
- Funding: Norwegian Research Council
- Project period: September 2021-August 2024
Climate Change Resilience in Small Communities in the Nordic Countries (ClicNord)
- Funding: Nordforsk
- Project period: January 2021-December 2023
Needs-based education and studies in societal security (NEEDS)
- Funding: EU Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership
- Project period: September 2020-August 2023
SVF-2106 Krisehåndtering/Crisis Management
Member of research group
Dr Christer Pursiainen is Professor of Societal Security at the Department of Technology and Safety, Faculty of Science and Technology, Arctic University of Norway (UiT), in Tromsø, Norway.
Previously Pursiainen has worked in leading management and research positions in such institutions as the European Commission DG Joint Research Centre, JRC, Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (Italy, Ispra); the Council of the Baltic Sea States, CBSS (Sweden, Stockholm); Nordregio, Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (Sweden, Stockholm); Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy, RECEP (Russian Federation, Moscow); Aleksanteri Institute - Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Helsinki; and the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, UPI-FIIA (Finland, Helsinki).
His publications consist of about one hundred and thirty scholarly publications, including sixteen (co-)authored or (co-)edited books, on a variety of themes such as societal security, crisis management, critical infrastructure protection and resilience, international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, regional cooperation and integration, comparative politics, state-society relations, and Soviet/Russia's history and politics, published in different countries and in several languages. He has also published one fiction novel, based on apocryphal biblical texts, and two popular-historical biographies.
For more, see www.christerpursiainen.com
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