Helge Holtermann left PRIO in 2014. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Helge Holtermann

Senior Researcher and Managing Editor, Journal of Peace Research

Email: helge@prio.no

Work phone: (+47) 22 54 77 33

Mobile phone: (+47) 481 44 649

Research Interests

Helge Holtermann is a Senior Researcher and Managing Editor of the Journal of Peace Research. He has a PhD in political science from the University of Oslo. His PhD project focused on the linkages between economic development and the risk of civil war onset, and included cross-national analyses as well as a case study of the Maoist insurgency in Nepal. Current research interests include the causes of internal armed conflicts, mobilization into armed groups, the dynamics of violent and nonviolent contestation, and South Asian politics.  Holtermann's research has appeared  in Conflict Management and Peace ScienceInternational Security, and Journal of Conflict Resolution.


PhD in Political Science, University of Oslo, 2013
MA in Political Science, University of Oslo, 2007
BA in Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, 2005


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