Since 2012 Minda Holm has worked for the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). She is the Editor of the peer-reviewed Scandinavian journal “Internasjonal Politikk”, and an Associate Editor of Sage-journal “New Perspectives”. She also has a monthly column on international affairs for the Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen (formerly for Dagsavisen).
Holm has been a member of the board of Human Rights House Foundation since 2018. She has also been a member of the board of the Fulbright Alumni Association, and has previously led student groups at Amnesty International, focusing on Russia and the Middle East. She has worked and/or studied in Russia, Wales, England, US, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Denmark and Egypt.
Holm holds two BAs in Political Science and Post-Soviet Area studies from the University of Oslo and the American University in Cairo, and two MScs in International Relations from London School of Economics and the George Washington University, where she was a Fulbright scholar specialising in International Security Studies. She is in her final year of a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Copenhagen, in an international research project on “The World of the Right”, with a focus on the historical and contemporary ideological bonds between new right movements internationally. In addition to NUPI, she is associated with the Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS) and its research group on International Security.