Funding and collaboration
Kristian Lundby Gjerde is an external PhD candidate funded by the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).
Gjerde's PhD project analyses Russian debates about Western double standards in international politics. His academic interests include Russian domestic and foreign policy, Russian-Western relations, and memory politics. Methodologically, he has a keen interest in programming as a tool for social science and area studies research, and he is the author of the R package corporaexplorer.
Gjerde is a research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) specializing in post-Soviet, in particular Russian, politics. He has studied international relations in Russia and holds a Master degree in Russian studies from St Antony’s College, Oxford. Prior to joining NUPI, he worked as an Executive Officer at the Norwegian Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Gjerde is a member of the "Russia, Asia and international trade" research group at NUPI.