Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée

Doctoral Research Fellow - Senter for utvikling og miljø
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Mobile phone +47 400 73 554
Visiting address Sandakerveien 130 Bygg 2 0484 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1116 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Social Sciences (Student)

Academic interests

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)

Administrative responsibilities

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.

PhD supervisor

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.

Tags: Global Health, Ebola, Global Governance, Global Health Security, Public-Private Partnerships, qualitative research


  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Storeng, Katerini (2022). COVAX, vaccine donations and the politics of global vaccine inequity. Globalization and Health. ISSN 1744-8603. 18(1). doi: 10.1186/s12992-022-00801-z.
  • Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi; de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Stein, Felix (2021). COVAX and the rise of the ‘super public private partnership’ for global health. Global Public Health. ISSN 1744-1692. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2021.1987502. Full text in Research Archive
  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Kittelsen, Sonja (2019). "Disease knows no borders": Pandemics and the politics of global health security. In Bjørkdahl, Kristian & Carlsen, Benedicte (Ed.), Pandemics, Publics, and Politics - Staging Responses to Public Health Crises. Palgrave Pivot. ISSN 978-981-13-2801-5. p. 59–73. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-2802-2.
  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine ; Kittelsen, Sonja & Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi (2018). Krise! Hvordan beredskapslogikk endrer global helsepolitikk. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 138(16), p. 1–7. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0572.
  • Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi & de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine (2018). Civil society participation in global public-private partnerships for health. Health Policy and Planning. ISSN 0268-1080. 33(8), p. 928–936. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy070. Full text in Research Archive
  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine (2018). Norway’s Response to Ebola: Balancing Altruistic and Security Concerns . Internasjonal Politikk. ISSN 0020-577X. 76(2), p. 89–120. doi: 10.23865/intpol.v76.1089. Full text in Research Archive

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  • de Bengy Puyvallée, Antoine & Bjørkdahl, Kristian (2021). Do-Gooders at the End of Aid: Scandinavian Humanitarianism in the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781108772129.

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