Siri Gloppen


Professor of Political Science (Department of Administration and Organization Theory) and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Bergen

Liv Tønnessen


Senior Researcher at Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)

Research and Project Leaders

Anja Ariansen

Research Leader for the Inequality & Effects of Law Unit

Post doctor, University of Bergen

Camila Gianella

Research Leader for the Health & Law Unit

Senior researcher at CMI

Christine M. Jacobsen

Project Leader for the WAIT Project

Director, Centre for Women’s and Gender Research, University of Bergen

Maja Janmyr

Research Leader for the Migration Unit

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

Lise Rakner

Research Leader for the Democracy & Law Unit

Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen

Elin Skaar

Research Leader for the Courts, Transitional Justice & Judicial Behaviour Unit

Senior Researcher, CMI

Marit Skivenes

Research Leader for the Child Rights Unit

Professor, Department of Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen. Professor II at the Dept. of Social Education (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences)

Tina Søreide

Research Leader for the Corruption & Criminal Law Unit

Director General of the Norwegian Competition Authority, Professor of Law and Economics (NHH)

Bruce M. Wilson

Project Leader for the Water Rights Project

Associated Research Professor, CMI and Professor, University of Central Florida

Alicia Ely Yamin

Research Leader for the Gender, Sexuality and the Law Unit

Adjunct Lecturer on Global Health and Population at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Senior Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center, Leader of the Global Health and Rights Project

Affiliates and Fellows

Lovise Aalen

Steering Committee Member

Senior Researcher, CMI

Karina Ansolabehere


Researcher of the Institute of Legal Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico

Leonardo Arriola

Breaking BAD Project and Political Determinants of Sexual and Reproductive Health Project

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Onur Bakiner


Assistant Professor of Political Science at Seattle University

Susan Banki


Senior Lecturer, The University of Sydney

Elena Martínez Barahona


Assistant Professor, ​​Political Science and Administration, University of Salamanca.

Paola Bergallo

Global Fellow

Professor, University of Torcuato Di Tella, in Buenos Aires

Kurt-Rune Bergset


PhD candidate, Centre for Women’s and Gender Research, University of Bergen

Jill Duerr Berrick


Professor, School of Social Welfare and Center for Child and Youth Policy, UC Berkeley (USA)

Daniel M. Brinks

Water Rights Project and Effects of Rights & Law Project and Sexual and Reproductive Rights Project

Associate Research Professor, CMI; Professor and Department Chair, University of Texas at Austin

Andrea Castagnola

Steering Committee Member, Research Leader for the Courts, Transitional Justice & Judicial Behaviour Unit

Adjunct professor at the University Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires & Consultant on justice, the rule of law and transparency for the IADB and World Bank

Emmanuel Gyimah Boadi


Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Ghana, and Executive Director of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana).

Marta Rodriguez de Assis Machado

Effects of Rights & Law Project and Political Determinants of Sexual and Reproductive Health Project

Professor, Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School, Sao Paulo

Pilar Domingo

Women on the Bench Project

Senior Research Fellow, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

Jackie Dugard

PluriLand, Water Rights and Effects of Rights & Law Projects

Associate professor in the School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Kendra Dupuy

Breaking BAD Project

Researcher and Policy Advisor, Chr. Michelsens Institute and Senior Researcher, Peace Research Institute Oslo

Trine Eide


PhD Candidate, Department of Social Sciences, The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Annika Engelbert


Postdoctoral Researcher, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

Jemima Garcia-Godos


Associate Professor - Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo (UiO)

Matthew Gichohi


Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen

Anna Gopsill

Coordinator of Transitional Justice seminar series

PhD candidate, University of London

LaDawn Haglund


Associate Professor,School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University