Andreas Forø Tollefsen

Researcher

Andreas Forø Tollefsen
Email: andreas@prio.org
Work phone: (+47) 22 54 77 84
Mobile phone: (+47) 930 83 003

Research Interests

  • - Spatial data projects for research on armed conflicts and development (PRIO-GRID). Please see: http://www.prio.no/CSCW/Datasets/PRIO-Grid/
  • - Develop an understanding of a local conflict trap mechanism (development - conflict nexus) 
  • - How open-source GIS can be used to support the research of armed conflict

Background

​​Working Experience

PhD Student, Human Geography, University of Oslo 2011 - Present

Researcher, Centre For The Study of Civil War, PRIO 2010 - Present

Research assistant, Centre For The Study of Civil War, PRIO 2008 - 2010

Teaching assistant in GIS for the department of geography at NTNU, 2008.

Education

M.A. in Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Peace Research Institute, Oslo. 2008 - 2010

B.A. degree in Geography from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2005 - 2008.

 

Awards

Stuart A. Bremer Graduate Travel Award 2009

Events

PRIO started tracking events online in 2007. This listing is not complete. Past events may be mentioned in our news archive.

Publications

Recent publications

Wig, Tore & Andreas Forø Tollefsen (2016) Local institutional quality and conflict violence in Africa, Political Geography 53: 30–42.

All publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Wig, Tore & Andreas Forø Tollefsen (2016) Local institutional quality and conflict violence in Africa, Political Geography 53: 30–42.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø & Halvard Buhaug (2015) Insurgency and Inaccessibility, International Studies Review 17(1): 6–25.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2013) PostGIS 2.0 og Raster, Kart Og Plan 73(3): 159–164.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø; Håvard Strand; & Halvard Buhaug (2012) PRIO-GRID: A Unified Spatial Data Structure, Journal of Peace Research 49(2): 363–374.
Buhaug, Halvard;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Holtermann, Helge;Østby, Gudrun; & Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2011) It's the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location , Journal of Conflict Resolution 55(5): 814–840.
Buhaug, Halvard;Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Holtermann, Helge;Østby, Gudrun; & Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2011) It’s the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location , Journal of Conflict Resolution 55(5): 814–840.

Master Thesis

Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2010) Weights of Evidence Model and Onset of Civil War - Favourability Analysis and Evaluation. MA thesis, Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

Conference Paper

Østby, Gudrun; Henrik Urdal; Andreas Forø Tollefsen; Andreas Kotsadam; Ragnhild Belbo & Christin Marsh Ormhaug (2015) Armed conflict and maternal health care Micro-level evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. , presented at the Annual Convention of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA , 3–6 September.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø 2011 Rough Rebels and Tough Terrain: A Local Analysis of Inaccessibility and Civil War, presented at 11th Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference, , 27–29 June.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø 2011 PRIO-GRID: A Unified Spatial Data Structure, presented at Workshop: Using Satellite Images in the Analysis of Conflict and Economic Development, , 9 February.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø 2010 PRIO-GRID: Quadrat Sampling for Conflict Researchers, presented at Bridge over Troubled Water: Bridging Methodological Innovations with Theory Progress on Civil War, , 8 September.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø 2009 Predictive Probabilistic Modeling of Conflicts, presented at Peace Science Society (International), , 21 November.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø 2009 Predictive Probabilistic Modeling of Conflicts using Geographical Information Systems, presented at Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference, , 29 June.