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Associate professor, University of St Andrews

Rikard has a PhD in international relations from the University of St Andrews with a focus on peace and conflict studies and terrorism studies in the Philippines. He is a graduate of the University of Gothenburg and has masters degrees from the Uppsala University and Dublin City University. Rikard has done extensive fieldwork on terrorist groups in the Philippines and is interested in the relationship between insurgencies and peace agreements.


  • –present
    Teaching Fellow, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews


  • 2015 
    University of St Andrews, PhD in International Relations