Valur Ingimundarson

Valur Ingimundarson, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Iceland.

Valur studied in Germany and the United States, receiving his Ph.D. from Columbia University in New York in 1993. He has written extensively on various aspects of the Cold War and post-Cold War periods, with reference to transnational politics, geopolitics, military and security strategies, and gender; Icelandic foreign and security policy; international “reconstruction,” post-conflict, and neo-colonial statebuilding practices in the Balkans; U.S.-European relations and security policies; and the Geopolitics of the “North.” He is a participant in various international projects involving security and geopolitical issues.

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