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Cato Hemmingby

Cato Hemmingby

PhD Candidate - Research Department

Phone: (+47) 23 19 98 42
Cell: (+47) 977 37 768


Extremism, terrorism, threat assessment, societal security, Northern Ireland, Middle East, Israel security policy, Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Palestinian militant groups, Hezbollah.


  • PhD Candidate, Norwegian Police University College
  • Head of evaluation and analysis, Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
  • Guest researcher at John Jay College of Criminal Science, New York, Fall 2014
  • Supplementary studies at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of St Andrews
  • MA Middle East / Modern Hebrew, University of Oslo

Teaching and supervision

  • Lecturing in master in police science, module «Organized crime and terrorism»

Current research

  • PhD project on the terrorist target selection process
  • Lone wolf terrorism
  • Provisional IRA, Militant Islamists, Palestinian militant groups, Hezbollah.
  • Police and counterterrorism

Selected Publications

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