Urban Wråkberg is professor of Northern Studies – a multidisciplinary and circum-polar research field. He conducts research on social, political and scientific issues of the north, with a focus on the Euroarctic and the borderlands of the Barents Region. He has published in English, Swedish, Norwegian and Russian on the geo-economic drivers of science in the polar regions, on the history and ideology of polar exploration and on the nexus between scientific and indigenous knowledge-formation in the north. He analyses theories and practices of sustainability in northern industrial development.
Professor of Northern Studies