Hilde is an Associate Professor of International Studies at Bjørknes University College. Her research interests cover American politics, U.S. foreign policy, American history and international relations. Her dissertation was on the concept of American exceptionalism understood as an identity, and its effect on history U.S. foreign policy traditions. This was further developed in her first book, American Exceptionalism: An Idea that Made a Nation and Remade the World. Before attaining her position as Associate Professor, she was Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). Hilde is often used as an analyst of American politics in Norwegian media.
She has recently become known for her guest performances in the mini podcast «De amerikanske paradokset» in the podcast «Hva skjer med verden».
Hilde will be sharing her expertise during the first part; the upcoming U.S. elections.