ISDP welcomes Oskar Gustafson as the new Editor

ISDP is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Oskar Gustafson, who will be assuming the role of Editor. As well as overseeing and contributing to research projects, he will take primary responsibility for managing the Institute’s various publications, ensuring that content is both thought-provoking and insightful.

Mr. Gustafson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and European Studies and a Masters from Lund University in European Studies. He was previously affiliated with ISDP’s Center for Transnational Threats where he researched into organized crime and terrorist networks in Europe. This experience fashioned the direction of his thesis which analyzed the phenomenon of Social Banditry in Albanian organized crime.

“I am extremely pleased to be part of such a dynamic institute which is delivering important strategic solutions in the areas of security, conflict, and development. I look forward to progressing our research and aim to deliver stimulating content that continues to expand our understanding of international affairs and foreign policy.” said Oskar Gustafson.

Mr. Gustafson’s research interests cover cultural and identity politics within Europe, illegal trafficking and organized crime, as well as the political climate of Southeastern Europe. He has produced papers and reports in both an academic and professional capacity and is an advocate of writing with a humanist perspective. Mr. Gustafson has a professional background in public relations, where he has worked in both the UK and Qatar, advising numerous clients on media strategies and public speaking.