Patrick Nyheim Schjølberg

Patrick Nyheim Schjølberg

Research Assistant

Interests and experience

  • Religion, ethnicity, and conflict
  • Institutional development
  • State- and peacebuilding
  • Aid allocation
  • Social and political trust
  • Migration and refugees
  • Quantitative methods

Patrick is a Research Assistant focusing on data and quantitative methods. He is currently working on the TRUST project with data management and an emphasis on conflict induced migration changes and the consequences for the host-community. Patrick has previously worked on a pilot study to obtain disaggregated data on aid allocations for mine action which he presented at the UN during the 21st meeting of the States Parties to the APBMC.

As part of the TRUST Project, his MA Thesis investigated how ethnic composition and refugee arrivals affect attitudes of social trust in African host-communities, titled "Distrusting Ethnic Changes? A quantitative study on the moderating role of ethnic group change in the refugee population for refugee-hosting communities' social trust in Uganda, Tanzania, and Zambia".

Work positions
Research Assistant Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Research AssistantNTNUCoding protest event data for the DEMOCRAT project
Master`s StudentNTNUPeace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Teaching AssistantNTNUTeaching applied quantitative methods at the MA level.
Master in Political Science NTNU
Bachelor in Political Science NTNU
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