Kristian is a senior researcher at PRIO. His research interests lie at the intersection of cities, markets, politics, conflict and development in the Global South. He has worked in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America, both quantitatively and qualitatively, and using interdisciplinary approaches.
Kristian holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Oslo, an MSc. in Population and Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in Business and BSc (Hons.) in Psychology from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.
English. Norwegian. Basic Portuguese and Spanish.