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Conflict, institutions, civil war, interstate conflict, political violence, mass protest, democratization, authoritarian regimes, institutional theory, quantitative methods, political methodology
2016-2017 Senior researcher, Peace Research Institute Oslo, PRIO
2015 - 2016 Postdoc, University of Oslo
2013-2015 Associated researcher, Peace Research Institute Oslo, PRIO
2012-2015 Phd fellow, University of Oslo
Phd in Political Science
BA in Political Science, University of Oslo. 2009
MA in Political Science, University of Oslo. 2011
Exchange student, University of Minnesota. 2010
Peer-reviewed journal articles
2019. “Patterns of Regime Breakdown since the French Revolution”, with Vilde Lunnan Djuve and Carl Henrik Knutsen, forthcoming in Comparative Political Studies.
2019. "Who Revolts? Empirically Revisiting the Social Origins of Democracy", with Sirianne Dahlum and Carl Henrik Knutsen, forthcoming in Journal of Politics, Online first, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1086/704699.
2019. "“Introducing the Historical Varieties of Democracy Dataset: Political Institutions in the Long 19th Century”, with Carl Henrik Knutsen, Jan Teorell, Agnes Cornell, John Gerring, Haakon Gjerløw, Svend Erik Skaaning, Daniel Ziblatt, Kyle Marquardt, Dan Pemstein, and Brigitte Seim, Journal of Peace Research, 56(3): 440–451.
2019. “Educating Demonstrators: Education and Mass Protest in Africa”, with Sirianne Dahlum, Journal of Conflict Resolution, 63(1): 3-30.
2018. “Which Groups Fight: Customary Institutions and Communal Conflicts in Africa”, with Daniela Kromrey, forthcoming in Journal of Peace Research. DOI: 10.1177/0022343317740416. (link to replication data here, online first version here).
2017. “Mining and Local Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa”, with Andreas Kotsadam, Eivind Hammersmark Olsen and Carl Henrik Knutsen, American Journal of Political Science, 61(2): 320-334 (link, replication files).
2015. “Government Turnover and the Effects of Regime Type: How Requiring Alternation in Power Biases Against the Estimated Economic Benefits of Democracy”, with Carl Henrik Knutsen, Comparative Political Studies 48(7), 882-914 (link, replication files).