Amalie Nilsen left PRIO in 2022. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Amalie Nilsen

Amalie Nilsen

Interests and experience

Mass mobilisation, democratisation, electoral autocracies and authoritarian regimes. Quantitative and qualitative research methods.

I work as a research assistant on the MoDe and SecVic-projects, coding opposition campaigns in different parts of the world during the 20th and 21th century. I also work as a research assistant at the CREED project, investigating the associations between education and violent crime.

I graduated with a MA in political science from the University of Oslo (UiO) in 2021. My thesis, which focused on pre-election protests and voter behaviour in Hong Kong, was an integral part of PRIO's research activities through the UiO-PRIO Student Programme. I also hold a BA in development studies from UiO and City University of Hong Kong.

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