- Meat production
- Rural change
- Critical agrarian studies
- Political ecology
- Environmental governance in Latin America
- SUM4100 Reesarch methods and project design
- SUM4000 - Development and environment: Theory and policy challenges (SUM)
- SUM1000 - Miljø og Utvikling (SUM)
- NTF 320 (UMB)
- Professor in Human Geography 2017
- Leader Research School SUM
- PhD in Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) 2009
I am or have been involved in the following research projects:
Pandemic entanglements: the political ecology of industrial meat production in the “Pandemic Era” PANDEMEAT (2021-2025) Principal Investigator. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.
“FEMPROF – Institusjonell utforskning og endring for et mer likestilt og mangfoldig akademia» (2019-2022) Project participant. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.
“Mineral extraction and indigenous livelihoods” (2018-2019) Funded by Vetenskapsrådet, Sverige. In cooperation with Uppsala University, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, Oulu University, Finland, University of Eastern Finland
“The role of civil society in environmental governance and climate change policy making: a case study of the implementation of REDD in Bolivia” (2011-2016) Principal Investigator. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.
“Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Latin America in the context of REDD”(2011-2014) Funded by the Research Council of Norway.
“Environmental Governance in Latin America” (2011-2014) coordinated by the Centre for Latin American Study and Documentation, Universiteit van Amsterdam (CEDLA, UvA) the Netherlands. Funded by the European Union.
The effects of migration and remittances on land use in rural Guatemala and Mexico: Is there a forest transition? (MIRLU) (2009-2012) Principal Investigator. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.
Bio-engineering multi-functional silvopastoral landscapes: A case study in Nicaragua. Financed by Norwegian Research Council (2008-2012) Funded by the Research Council of Norway.
“Norwegian Research Network on REDD” (2009-2013). CICERO, NINA, FNI, UMB and SUM. Funded by Norad.
Land Use Policies and Sustainable Development in Developing Countries (LUPIS) (2006-2010) . The project involved collaboration with 13 research institutions in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. Funded by the European Union.
See CV (PDF).