Gunnar Helgi Kristinsson


University of Iceland

Specialization / Research Area

Democracy, constitution and public administration, including delegation and accountability in public administration, network governance and local government.

Research collaboration

Institue for Public Administration and Politics. International projects on  , ministerial accountability, managing the executive and political appointments.


BA in political science from the University of Iceland 1981. M.Sc. in political science from the London School of Economics and Political Science 1982. Ph.D. from the University of Essex 1990.

Professional experience

Lecturer in political science, Univeristy of Iceland in 1989. Senior lecturer in 1990 and professor in 1997.