- Climate-conflict connections
- The political economy of disasters
- Urban unrest
- Quantitative methods
Elisabeth Lio Rosvold left PRIO in 2019. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
In my PhD project I look at how climatic disasters might affect ongoing conflict, aiming to uncover some of the mechanisms at play between disaster events and the dynamics of conflict.
2015: MSc, Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
2013: MA, International Political Economy, Kings College London
2012: BA, Political Economy, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
Journal Article in Democratization
Journal Article in Scientific Data
PRIO Policy Brief by Elisabeth Lio Rosvold, Halvard Buhaug & Siri Aas Rustad
Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies
Journal Article in Development Policy Review
An article presenting a new global dataset of geocoded disaster locations has just been published in the Nature journal Scientific Data.
The WFP has been a long-time favorite on Urdal’s shortlist
We congratulate Elisabeth Lio Rosvold on the successful defense of her PhD thesis today, 08 November 2019! Dr Rosvold’s thesis entitled ‘Coping with Calamity: Natural Disasters, Armed Conflict and Development Aid’ was defended at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Sociology and Political Science.
The Jacek Kugler Political Demography and Geography Student Paper Award is awarded to the best paper with a political demography and geography themes presented at the ISA Annual Convention.
The project will focus on the causal connection between adverse environmental change and discrete social upheavals, with examples including the ongoing civil war in Syria and the early Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.