Solveig Hillesund

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Political Science
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Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1097 Blindern 0317 OSLO
Other affiliations Department of Education (Student)

Research interests

  • Civil wars and political violence
  • Nonviolent resistance
  • Political and socioeconomic inequality between ethnic groups (horizontal inequality)
  • Quantitative methods

Background

Researcher, NIFU, 2019-2020

Transportation analyst, Norwegian Railway Directorate (Jernbaneverket), 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: Comparative Politics, Civil war, Nonviolent conflict, Inequality, Quantitative methods

Publications

  • Dyrstad, Karin & Hillesund, Solveig (2020). Explaining Support for Political Violence: Grievance and Perceived Opportunity. Journal of Conflict Resolution.  ISSN 0022-0027.  64(9), s 1724- 1753 . doi: 10.1177/0022002720909886 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Hillesund, Solveig & Østby, Gudrun (2020). Inequality, Identity, and Conflict, In Fren Osler Hampson; Alpaslan Özerdem & Jonathan Kent (ed.),  Routledge Handbook of Peace, Security and Development.  Routledge.  ISBN 9780815397854.  s 213 - 223
  • Hillesund, Solveig; Barrett, Gray; Bahgat, Karim; Dupuy, Kendra; Gates, Scott; Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv; Rustad, Siri Camilla Aas; Strand, Håvard; Urdal, Henrik & Østby, Gudrun (2018). Horizontal inequality and armed conflict: a comprehensive literature review. Revue canadienne d'études du développement.  ISSN 0225-5189.  s 1- 19 . doi: 10.1080/02255189.2018.1517641 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Hillesund, Solveig (2017). Choosing Whom to Target: Horizontal Inequality and the Risk of Civil and Communal Violence. Journal of Conflict Resolution.  ISSN 0022-0027.  63(2), s 528- 554 . 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 . doi: 10.5617/ba.4147

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  • Hillesund, Solveig; Gates, Scott & Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv (2019). Choosing Targets and Tactics: How Horizontal Inequality Spurs Conflict.
  • Sivertsen, Gunnar; Solberg, Espen; Børing, Pål; Hillesund, Solveig & Piro, Fredrik Niclas (2019). Bibliometric analysis and career mapping of the SFF scheme : Sub-report II to the SFF evaluation panel. NIFU-rapport. 31. Show summary
  • Bahgat, Karim; Barrett, Gray; Dupuy, Kendra; Gates, Scott; Hillesund, Solveig; Nygård, Håvard Mokleiv; Rustad, Siri Camilla Aas; Strand, Håvard; Urdal, Henrik & Østby, Gudrun (2017). Inequality and Armed Conflict: Evidence and Policy Recommendations. Conflict Trends. 1.

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Published Aug. 10, 2015 11:26 AM - Last modified Jan. 21, 2021 8:07 AM