Prof. Håvard Hegre, Ph.D.

Visiting Fellow, CAS Research Focus “Prevention of Conflict”.

Uppsala University, Peace Research Institute Oslo

Peace and Conflict Research

Håvard Hegre is a Dag Hammarskjöld Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University and Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

He also does some teaching and supervision at the Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo.

His research interests revolve around how democratic institutions can prevent armed conflict, and how the relations between institutions and incentives for the use of organized violence are contingent on socio-economic changes such as poverty reduction, economic diversification, and education. He is also interested in forecasting political events such as armed conflict.

Håvard Hegre is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in May 2023 at the invitation of Prof. Dr. Paul Thurner in the context of the CAS Research Focus “Prevention of Conflict”. On 10th May 2023 he gives a lecture on "Accounting for Uncertainty when Forecasting Armed Conflict" at CAS.