I am a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science from University of Pittsburgh, expected to defend in Fall 2018. I am a big fan of Elinor Ostrom, and, along with the Swedish economist Knut Wicksell, her work inspires my research. In my previous life I was a network and voice/data integration engineer, and I also have a M.A. degree in Economics from University of Bergen, where I studied cooperative information games.

I have recently moved to Edmonton, Alberta, with my husband Jack. I love mountains and hiking, so I am pretty excited about our latest move!

I also love Jugendstil architecture, so you see a lot of examples on this web site. Most photos were taken in Helsinki, my hometown.