Successful Doctoral Defense by Elisabeth Lio Rosvold


8 November 2019

Successful Doctoral Defense by Elisabeth Lio Rosvold
Photo: Indigo Trigg-Hauger / PRIO

​​We congratulate Elisabeth Lio Rosvold on the successful defense of her PhD thesis today, 08 November 2019! Dr Rosvold’s thesis entitled ‘Coping with Calamity: Natural Disasters, Armed Conflict and Development Aid’ was defended at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Sociology and Political Science.

Her trial lecture

'What do we know about the effectiveness of aid for development and peace?'

Evaluation committee

• Associate Professor Cullen Hendrix, University of Denver

• Professor Dr. Margit Bussmann, University of Greifswald

• Professor Indra de Soysa, NTNU


• Professor Halvard Buhaug, PRIO/NTNU

• Senior Researcher Ragnhild Nordås, University of Michigan/PRIO