Kjølv Egeland is a DPhil candidate in International Relations at Wadham College, Oxford, supervised by Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis. Egeland focuses on the dynamics of multilateral disarmament diplomacy and international security. His doctoral thesis – working title ‘Institutional Development in Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament’ – explores how diplomatic practices and international institutions change over time.
Whilst reading for a doctoral degree in IR, Egeland is also a researcher at the International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI) in Oslo, where he advises the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and contributes to the Institute's publications and outreach work. Egeland has also contributed commentary to The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, The Huffington Post, New Internationalist, European Leadership Network, and several Norwegian dailies.