Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée
Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée is a PhD candidate in International Politics at the Centre for Development and the Environment. He is interested in global health governance and global cooperation to manage dangerous disease outbreaks such as Ebola (global health security).
His PhD project titled "New actors in the governance of epidemic response" aims to unpack how the public sector, military forces, international organizations, commercial companies and NGOs work together to respond to dangerous outbreaks through Emergency Medical Teams.
He previously studied Norway’s response to the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis and was involved in research analyzing the role of civil society in global health and the Nordic development aid model (Nordic Branding project)
Antoine is coordinator of the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health, of the research group Power and Politics of Global Health and its Global Health Unpacked seminar series. He also coordinates the research group "The politics of Nordic Generosity" at SUM.
Dr Katerini Storeng, Associate Professor at the Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo
Antoine holds a MA in International Relations and European Studies from Sciences Po (Lille, 2015) and a MA in Culture, Environment and Sustainability from Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo (2017). His master thesis was titled "Securitization of a humanitarian crisis: Norway’s international response to Ebola" (2017).
Prior to this PhD fellowship, Antoine has been a research assistant and then a junior researcher at SUM for three and half years.