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Geir Lundestad

Geir Lundestad was born in 1945. He was professor of history and American Civilization at the University of Tromso from 1974 to 1990. He has held fellowships at Harvard University (1978-79, 1983) and the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC (1988-89). Since 1990 Lundestad has been director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute and permanent secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The Committe awards the Nobel Peace Prize. Since 1991 he has also been adjunct professor of international history...See more