Gunhild Hoogensen

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Faculty of Social Science University of Tromsø N-9037 Tromsø

Dr Gunhild Hoogensen is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Tromsø. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Alberta, specializing in International Relations and Comparative Politics. Her main research interest is the application of the human security concept, informed by gender and indigenous perspectives, particularly within the Arctic context. Dr. Hoogensen currently leads the multidisciplinary "Human Security in the Arctic" project, investigating the impacts of oil and gas development on Arctic peoples (indigenous and non-indigenous) through the concept of human security. For more information, please visit her website.