John Karlsrud

John Karlsrud, PhD, is Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) working on peacekeeping, peacebuilding and humanitarian issues. His work has appeared in, inter alia, Conflict, Security and Development; Disasters; Global Governance; and Global Responsibility to Protect.


  • Humanitarian technology: a critical research agenda

    Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert, John Karlsrud and Mareile Kaufmann / New technology may offer many opportunities for humanitarian action, but it also presents a number of challenges. Currently, most of the critical analysis of these potential challenges takes place in the blogosphere, on tweets and on listservs. There is a strong need for more scholarly engagement on the subject.