Julie Lunde Lillesæter/PRIO
Julie Lunde Lillesæter/PRIO

Jason Miklian successfully defended his PhD thesis at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences on Friday 27 June. His thesis is titled Mining, Displacement and Conflict in Maoist India.

Evaluation committee:

  • Prof. Stephen Cohen, Brookings, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Dibyesh Anand, Department of Politics and IR, University of Westminister, UK
  • Prof. Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam, Noragric, Norwegian University of Life Sciences


  • Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen (Noragric)
  • Dr. Darley Kjosavik (Noragric)
  • Dr. Åshild Kolås (PRIO)
  • Dr. Priyankar Upadhyaya (Beneras Hindu University, India)