Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen

UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen
Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen

Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen is a Professor of Northern Studies, Barents Chair in Politics at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, as well as Nansen Professor of Arctic Studies at the University of Akureyri, Iceland. (2022-2023).

His research focuses on Arctic international relations, international political economy, international security, science diplomacy, geopolitics, geoeconomics, geostrategy, space, (natural) sciences, technology, and international affairs.

Prof. Bertelsen is also a non-resident fellow at the Stockholm Institute for Security and Development Police

He has taught at numerous European and Asian universities.

Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen studied in Copenhagen, Reykjavik, Lausanne, Geneva, and Amsterdam and holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge (Sciences Po) and held Postdoc-positions at the Harvard Kennedy School on Soft Power of American and French universities in the Middle East, the United Nations University (Yokohama) on higher education in Middle East and East Asia, and at the Aalborg University on Sino-Danish knowledge relations. He coordinated the Norwegian-Russian PhD-course “Society and Advanced Technology” in the Arctic (currently paused) and the Norway-EU Science Diplomacy Network.

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