Employees – Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

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Employees – Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

Menyoli, George Ikome

Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

Hoogensen Gjørv, Gunhild

Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies/International Relations and Security Studies
Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)
Nedre Lysthus 123
Research interests:

Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv is Professor of Critical Peace and Conflict Studies at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Keyword research interests: grayzone/hybrid threats and warfare, civil-military conflicts, counterinsurgency (COIN), civilian agency, human security, Arctic security, intersectional methodologies


Born in the Netherlands and raised in Canada, she obtained her education in Canada at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec (Bachelor in Science, Biology) and at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta (Masters of Arts and PhD in Pol...

Douglas, Marcela

Head of Centre (Associate Professor)
Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)
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Trunova, Ekaterina

Higher Executive Officer
Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

Sandersen, Elisabeth

Head of Administration
Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

Salehin, Mohammad

Associate Professor
Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)
Research interests:

Salehin Mohammad is an Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator of the Master of Peace and Conflict Transformation Programme (MPCT) at the Centre for Peace Studies (CPS), University of Tromsø- The Arctic University of Norway. Salehin holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Sydney (Australia), an MPhil in Peace and Conflict Transformation from University of Tromsø (Norway). He has taught at the University of Sydney, University of Bergen, and Bangladesh Agricultural University. He has published on gender, (faith-based) development, Islam, democracy, NGOs, terrorism, ...

Lazic, Sladjana

Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

Hodgson, Kara Kathleen

Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)

Woldeselassie, Zerihun

Postdoctoral Fellow (Anthropologist)
Centre for Peace Studies (CPS)
Nedre Lysthus
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Zerihun A. Woldeselassie is a research and teaching postdoctoral fellow in critical peace and conflict study at the Centre for Peace Studies (CPS). He has an academic background in philosophy (Undergraduate study) and social anthropology (Graduate study) from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He obtained his MPhil and Ph.D. degrees from the departments of social Anthropology at the Universities of Tromsø and Bergen in Norway, respectively, specializing in the formation and politics of indigenous, ethnic and religious identities and belonging.

Zerihun taught courses in philoso...