Solveig Hillesund

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Political Science
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Phone +47-22845824
Room 920
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

  • Civil conflict and political violence
  • Nonviolent protest
  • Political and economic inequality between ethnic groups (horizontal inequality)
  • Quantitative methods


Transportation analyst, Jernbaneverket (the Norwegian government's agency for railway services), 2014-2015

Research assistant, Fafo Institute for Applied International Studies, 2013-2014

MA in Political Science, University of Oslo, 2013

BA in International Relations, University of Oslo, 2011

Tags: Quantitative methods, Civil war, Nonviolent conflict, Inequality, Comparative Politics


  • Hillesund, Solveig (2017). Choosing Whom to Target: Horizontal Inequality and the Risk of Civil and Communal Violence. Journal of Conflict Resolution.  ISSN 0022-0027. . doi: 10.1177/0022002717734286 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Hillesund, Solveig (2015). A dangerous discrepancy: Testing the micro-dynamics of horizontal inequality on Palestinian support for armed resistance. Journal of Peace Research.  ISSN 0022-3433.  52(1), s 76- 90 . doi: 10.1177/0022343314551080
  • Hillesund, Solveig (2014). Rasjonalitet, frustrasjon og væpnet motstand: Palestinske holdninger til vold og kompromiss. Babylon - Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier.  ISSN 1503-5727.  12(1), s 56- 71

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  • Hillesund, Solveig (2014). A Dangerous Discrepancy Testing the microdynamics of horizontal inequality on Palestinian support for armed resistance.

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