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Kari Osland

Director of NUPI

Areas of Expertise

Conflict dynamics, insurgencies, war, violent extremism and resilience, genocide, peace operations and crisis management, police, the Western Balkans, the Sahel.


Norwegian (mother tongue), English, Spanish, German, some French

Osland is the director of NUPI, with a background in anthropology and political science. She was previously a senior researcher at the same institute and her Ph.D. thesis compared international police reform in post-conflict countries including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, and South Sudan.

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