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Team Member

Dr. Marc Lanteigne

Network Coordinator

Marc Lanteigne is an Associate Professor of Political Science at UiT: The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, specialising in Chinese and East Asian politics and international relations, as well as Asia-Pacific security and cooperation. He also specialises in the politics and security of the Polar Regions, including Chinese and East Asian diplomacy in the Arctic and via the Antarctic Treaty System.

Dr Lanteigne has previously taught in Canada, China, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, and has researched throughout the Arctic region, as well as on Antarctica politics and legal issues in Argentina, Australia and NZ. He is the author of China and International Institutions: Alternate Paths to Global Power and Chinese Foreign Policy: An Introduction, which had its fourth edition published in 2019, and is the co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of Arctic SecurityNordic-China Diplomacy, and China’s Evolving Approach to Peacekeeping. He has written numerous articles on Chinese domestic and international politics, including in regards to Polar diplomacy. He is an adjunct researcher at the Centre for Arctic Studies at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, and a member of the board of the UK-based Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI).

He is also chief editor of the Arctic news blog Over the Circle, which has been cited and quoted in international news services as well as government publications. His current research includes work on the politics of non-Arctic states, including China, Estonia, Japan, Singapore and Switzerland, within the Arctic policy sphere.