Theresa Höghammar


Citizenship: Sweden
Position at SIPRI: Researcher
Subject expertise: International security; gender and human security 
Regional expertise: Sweden, global
Languages: Swedish, English 
Education: Masters Degree in Political Science. Crisis Management and International Cooperation, Uppsala University, Swedish National Defence College; Bachelor Degree in Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Contact: Email  Phone:+46 8 655 97 56

Theresa Höghammar joined SIPRI in January 2009. She currently works as a Researcher for the Armed Conflict and Conflict Management programme at SIPRI. She holds a Masters Degree of Political Science from Uppsala University/Swedish National Defence College. Theresa is a coordinator and researcher for the project on Wider Central Asia. The project aims to enhance regional dialogue with the neighbouring countries of Afghanistan to prevent regional instability as a consequence of the international forces withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Current activities
  • Project coordinator and researcher for the Wider Central Asia Initative 2012-2013
Former positions
  • Project coordinator, Strengthening global nuclear disarmament: the role of non-nuclear weapon states
  • Research Assistant, Iran and Afghanistan, SIPRI regional security project
  • Research Assistant, Multilateralism and the EU in the Contemporary Global Order project, part of the SIPRI Euro-Atlantic Security Programme
  • Desk officer for Peace, Security and Disarmament, United Nations Association of Sweden
  • Intern for Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Geneva/Stockholm