Rolf Tamnes

 

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Biographical Note:

Dr. Rolf Tamnes (Ph.D., University of Oslo) served as Director of the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies (Institutt for forsvarsstudier) between 1996 and 2012. In 2015, he led a government-appointed expert commission on Norwegian Security and Defense Policy. Dr. Tamnes has headed a research program on Geopolitics of the High North in the past, and is now leading a research program on Security and Defense in Northern Europe.

Helpful Links:

To learn more about this interviewee, please consult the links below. 

  • Tamnes' coauthored book on geopolitics in the high north, Geopolitics and Security in the Artic: Regional Dynamics in a Global World.
  • Tamnes was chair of a government mandated study in 2015, "Unified Effort - Expert Commission on Norwegian Security and Defense Policy."