Maryna Povitkina

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Political Science
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Phone +47 22841114
Room 913
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Comparative politics
  • Environmental politics
  • Collective action
  • Institutional theory
  • Corruption
  • Democracy and democratization
  • Bureaucratic Politics
  • Quantitative methodology
  • Political economy of natural disasters
  • Political organization of small island states

Courses taught

Has taught a number of courses on comparative environmental politics, natural resource management, the politics of fisheries, and quantitative research methods

Course coordinator:

STV4341 - Comparative Environmental Politics

Lectures at: 

STV4214B - International Environmental Governance

STV2250 - Internasjonal miljø- og ressurspolitikk

STV4020A - Forskningsmetode og statistikk


2019-now - Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo 

2018-now - Postdoctoral researcher, Centre for Collective Action Research, University of Gothenburg (20% from Autumn 2019)

2018 - PhD in Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

2017 - Visiting researcher, Department of Political Science, Climate&Energy College, University of Melbourne

2017 - Visiting researcher, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo



Tags: Comparative Politics, Environment, Democracy, Corruption, Climate Politics


  • Povitkina, Marina (2018). Necessary but not Sustainable? The Limits of Democracy in Achieving Environmental Sustainability.
Published Oct. 10, 2019 3:04 PM - Last modified Mar. 20, 2021 2:41 PM