Jens Koning

Master's Student


Twitter: jens_koning


Research Interests

  • Democratization
  • Autocratic politics
  • Environmental degradation
  • Environment and conflict
  • Collective action, protest and climate change
  • Quantitative methods 

I am currently writing my master thesis as a part of UiO-PRIO Student Program. Using quantitative methods and geospatial data, my thesis project explores whether variation in the identities of a regimes political supporters affects post-democratization forest loss.


2020 – 2022    MSc in Political Science, University of Oslo

2020 – 2020    Chinese Language Program, National Taiwan University

2016 – 2019    BA in International Studies, University of Oslo and Fudan University

2014 – 2015    One-year-program in Psychology, The Arctic University of Norway

Work experience:

2021 –            Research Assistant (ELDAR/PoD), University of Oslo

2021               Teaching Assistant, University of Oslo

2019 – 2020    Intern, Norwegian Consulate General in Shanghai

2018 – 2019    Communications Assistant, Statnett SF


English, Norwegian, Dutch, and Chinese (intermediate)

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