Halvard Buhaug

Research Professor

Halvard Buhaug
Email: halvard@prio.org
Work phone: +47 22 54 77 63
Twitter: @buhaug


Halvard Buhaug is Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO); Professor of Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU); and Associate Editor of Journal of Peace Research. He leads and has directed a number of research projects on security dimensions of climate change and geographic aspects of armed conflict, funded by the European Union, the World Bank, the US Department of Defense, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and the Research Council of Norway. Recent publications include the award-winning, co-authored Inequality, Grievances, and Civil War (Cambridge University Press 2013) and journal articles in, inter alia, Environmental Research Letters, Global Environmental Change, Journal of Politics, Nature, and PNAS. He is the recipient of the 2015 Karl Deutsch Award; former holder of an ERC Consolidator Grant; and chapter Lead Author in the UN IPCC Sixth Assessment Report.

For more information, visit my personal web page: www.hbuhaug.com


The following publications are specific to the PRIO Migration Centre. A more complete list is available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Schutte, Sebastian; Jonas Vestby; Jørgen Carling & Halvard Buhaug (2021) Climatic conditions are weak predictors of asylum migration, Nature Communications 12: 2067–.