Pursuing M.A. in Gender Studies, University of Oslo

Kelly Fisher is a Research Assistant at the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO), and recently received his MA in Gender Studies from the University of Oslo. Kelly’s research interests include masculinities and its connection to a variety of topics including violence, extremism, and migration. His MA thesis examined the role of masculinities in shaping men’s migration experiences. As a Research Assistant at PRIO Kelly works on projects examining the gendered implications of AI and cybersecurity, violent extremism, as well as other projects connected to Gender, Peace, and Security. Originally from Minneapolis, MN, Kelly received his BA in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016. Following graduation from Wisconsin, he spent two years working in the U.S.-Mexico border at a Border Studies education center. In 2018 Kelly received a Fulbright Grant to Norway where he has been working and studying since.