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political scientist , researcher

Pekka Tapani Sivonen, Finnish Political scientist, researcher. Member foreign policy committee National Coalition Party, Finland, since 1987.

Background

Sivonen, Pekka Tapani was born on October 11, 1955 in Tampere, Finland. Son of Vaino Viktor and Enni Irene (Merto) Sivonen.

Education

Cand.Pol.Sci., University Tampere, Finland, 1979. Lic.Pol.Sci., University Helsinki, 1984. Doctor of Political Science, University Helsinki, 1992.

Career

Researcher University Tampere/Academy Finland, 1979-1980. Visiting fellow CFIA, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981-1982. Research fellow department political science University Helsinki, 1984-1985, Tampere Peace Research Institute, 1985-1991.

Research fellow Institute Military Science, War College, Helsinki, 1991-1995. Research director National Defense College, 1996-1999, research fellow department strategic studies, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Europe in Transition, 1989, Nuclear Weapons in a Changing Europe, 1991. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member foreign policy committee National Coalition Party, Finland, since 1987.

Connections

Married Raija Hannele Lahdenpera, January 3, 1953. 1 child, Jaakko Samuli.

father:
Vaino Viktor Sivonen

mother:
Enni Irene (Merto) Sivonen

spouse:
Raija Hannele Lahdenpera

child:
Jaakko Samuli Sivonen