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Poul Wisborg

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of International Environment and Development Studies at NMBU
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Recent publications

  • Norwegian Centre for Human Rights Occasional Paper Series

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  • Transnational Land Deals and Gender Equality: Utilitarian and Human Rights Approaches

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Professional experience

Associate Professor

Department of International Environment and Development Studies at NMBU

October 2006 - Present

Head of Department

Department of International Environment and Development Studies at NMBU

January 2013 - December 2017(5 years)

Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute

February 2011 - April 2012(a year)

(Senior) Executive Officer (project leader and researcher)

Centre for International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric

May 1995 - July 2001(6 years)

Study Coordinator

Centre for International Agricultural Development, Noragric

August 1992 - May 1995(3 years)

Education

University Pedagogics PPUN400

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU

January 2018 - November 2018(10 months)

PhD in Development Studies

Department of International Environment and Development Studies at NMBU

August 2001 - October 2006(5 years)

MSc - Management of Natural Resources and Sustainable Agriculture (MNRSA)

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

September 1990 - July 1992(2 years)

BA - History of Ideas, Social Anthropology and Environmental Governance

University of Oslo

August 1986 - June 1990(4 years)

Cultural History (first year)

University of Aberdeen

September 1987 - June 1988(9 months)

Physics, Chemistry and Biology (high school)

Hegdehaugen Voksengymnas, Oslo

August 1984 - June 1985(10 months)

Farming certificate

Vinterlandbruksskolen

August 1983 - July 1984(a year)

Modern Languages

Gymnasium (High School)

August 1978 - June 1981(3 years)

About

Born and grew up in Denmark. Moved to Norway at age 19. Studied in Norway. Also lived in Scotland, South Africa and the USA. Travels in a number of countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. Field research and work experience from Ethiopia, India, Malawi, Pakistan and South Africa. PhD on land as a human rights issue, with field research in Namaqualand, South Africa. Research on transnational land deals and gender, in association with International Food Policy Research Institute. Leadership experience as Head of Department (2013–2017). Teaching social justice and development.

Groups

Co-authors (7)

  • Kishor Atreya
  • Mariya Larina
  • Hilde Nord Anglevik
  • Philipp Baumgartner
  • Abdul Haque Chang
  • Liv Ellingsen

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