Nicolai Due-Gundersen

PhD Candidate and Political Analyst, Kingston University

Nicolai is a PhD candidate at Kingston University, London after four years in the Middle East. His thesis specialises in non-democratic governance and the Arab Spring. He is former Adviser to the Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS) Amman, Jordan, author of Privatization of Warfare (Intersentia: Cambridge) and has appeared on Al Jazeera, Radio Sputnik and Voice of Islam

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate and Political Analyst, Kingston University
  • 2016–2016
    Lecturer, Business English and Research Methods, Oval Training Center, Jordan
  • 2012–2013
    Researcher, Jordanian Interfaith Coexistence Research Centre

Education

  • 2014 
    Qasid Arabic Institute, Jordan, Modern Standard Arabic Level 3
  • 2012 
    Geneva School of Diplomacy, MA International Relations

Publications

  • 2016
    The Privatization of Warfare, Intersentia: Cambridge