Mathilde Becker Aarseth
- I have worked for several years as a journalist covering international news, economy and culture for Dagens Næringsliv and Klassekampen, among other newspapers.
- In 2012 I was a human rights observer / accompanier for EAPPI in the occupied Palestinian areas.
- MSc Middle East Poltics from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London 2011.
- BA in Middle East studies, with Arabic and political science, University of Oslo 2010.
- BA in Journalism from the University of Nordland.
My PhD is about the state-building project of the group The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.