Harri Mikkola is the Programme Director of the Finnish Foreign Policy, Northern European Security and NATO research programme. His fields of expertise include the Arctic region, societal resilience, security of supply, hybrid influencing, Finnish defence and security policy, as well as defence market issues.
Mikkola has published extensively on the respected topics and has years of experience in managing research projects. Prior to joining the FIIA in 2011, Mikkola worked at the Finnish Defence Command, at the University of Tampere, Finland, and as a Visiting Researcher at the University of Minnesota, USA. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Tampere in 2013.
Arctic region; societal resilience; security of supply; hybrid threats; European security and defence market; Finnish foreign, security and defence policy
PhD (Political Science), University of Tampere
Finnish and English (working languages); Swedish and German (receptive)
NATO in the North, the North in NATO
Finland’s evolving role in Euro-Atlantic security
America’s changing global role and its impacts on transatlantic relations
Finland and Climate Security in an Interdependent World
Northern Europe in Russia’s Foreign and Security Policy
Nordic Security of Supply in the Age of Disruption