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Gabriella Gricius

Ph.D. Candidate at Colorado State University's Political Science Department & Research Fellow with the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN)

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Gabriella Gricius is a Ph.D. Candidate at Colorado State University’s Political Science Department, a Research Fellow with the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN), and a Research Associate at the Arctic Institute. Her research interests broadly cover international relations and environmental politics with a focus on Arctic security, ontological security studies, the centrality of narratives in foreign policy, and exploring the roles of experts in national policymaking processes.

Gabriella’s publications have appeared in Foreign Policy, The Diplomat, Responsible Statecraft, the Arctic Yearbook, and Global Studies Quarterly among many other outlets. She holds degrees in International Security, International Relations, and German Language from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and Boston University and has worked at the International Criminal Court, the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, New America, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and the Public International Law and Policy Group.

Content by Gabriella Gricius


From Russia to Norway: Three scenarios for the Arctic Council’s future after the chairmanship handover

Important questions remain about future Arctic regional cooperation following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Next month, Norway will take over the chairmanship of the Arctic Council from Russia and diplomatic efforts are already underway to ensure the transfer goes as smoothly as possible. Gabriella Gricius explores three possible scenarios of what this Arctic Council could look like.

25 April 2023 | Gabriella Gricius