I am an Associate Professor in Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). I am also an External Associate at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
My research focuses on public opinion in former conflict areas. How do people's political attitudes and behavior influence the transition from violent conflict to peaceful democracy?
I am particularly interested in people's support for political institutions and peace-building mechanisms, as well as the consequences of political violence on people's attitudes.
My regional interests include the former Yugoslav area, Nepal, Northern Ireland, and Latin America, particularly Guatemala and Chile.