Magnus Norell


PRESENT POSITIONS *Adjunct Scholar at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Washington DC, USA *Associate Director of Studies in Terrorism, Organized Crime and Middle East Politics @ Infosphere AB *Senior Fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy (EFD) *Owner and CEO of TRAIL AB (Ltd) ------------------------------------------------ *Senior Analyst at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Stockholm, Kista, Sweden. April 2001 – November 2011. * Senior Analyst at the Swedish Institute for International Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden. November 2011 – December 2012. EDUCATION • Doctor of Philosophy Political Science, October 1998. (Political Philosophy) Department of Political Science, Stockholm University • Peace and Conflict Research Undergraduate Course, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, June 1981 Uppsala University • Bachelor of Science Political Science, Stockholm University, 1985 Other, non-academic positions Researcher/Analyst at the Swedish National Defence College 1997 – 2001. Special Analyst at the Swedish Secret Service 1996 – 1997. Senior Analyst at the Swedish Military Intelligence, HQ, 1993 – 1996. Assistant Church Manager at the Swedish Seamen’s Church in Liverpool, UK. 1982 – 1983.