Roger Norum

University of Oulu

Roger Norum is an anthropologist who researches various aspects of mobility, media and the environment. His work on the European Arctic has considered the issues of migration, travel writing, geopolitics and mining infrastructure, and he has carried out ethnographic research on various aspects of climate change there since 2013. His recent books include: Migrantes (2019), Svalbard (2018), Methodologies of Mobility: Ethnography and Experiment (2018, 2017) and Political Ecology of Tourism: Communities, Power and the Environment (2016). From 2012 to 2017 he was the co-convenor of the European Association of Social Anthropologists Anthropology and Mobility Network (ANTHROMOB). He holds a doctorate in Social Anthropology from Oxford and a BA in Near Eastern Studies from Cornell.