Ingvild Bode
Ingvild Bode
Job title
Associate Professor
Center for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark
Dr Ingvild Bode is Associate Professor at the Centre for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark. Her research focuses on processes of normative and policy change, especially with regard to the use of force. She is the Principal Investigator of the European Research Council-funded project AutoNorms: Weaponised Artificial Intelligence, Norms, and Order (08/2020-07/2025). The AutoNorms project investigates how practices related to autonomous weapon systems change international norms. AutoNorms examines military, transnational, political and dual-use practices in China, Japan, Russia, and the USA. Ingvild serves as the co-chair of the IEEE Research Group on AI and Autonomy in Defence Systems. Her work has been published with the European Journal of International Relations, Ethics and Information Technology, Review of International Studies, International Studies Review and other journals. Ingvild’ most recent book entitled Autonomous Weapons and International Norms (co-authored with Hendrik Huelss) was published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2022. Previously, Ingvild was Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Kent, Canterbury (2015-2020) and a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science International Research Fellow with joined affiliation at United Nations University and the University of Tokyo (2013-2015).