Kjetil Selvik is a senior researcher in the Research Group for Peace, Conflict and Development. He has his Ph.D. in Political Science from Sciences Po in Paris and works with the struggle over states and regimes in the Middle East.
Selvik has previously been a researcher at the Fafo and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and has been Associate Professor II at the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen and the Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo.
Some of his publications: Debating terrorism in a political transition: Journalism and democracy in Tunisia (2020), Elite Survival and the Arab Spring: The Cases of Tunisia and Egypt (2019).