Joanna Diaz was an intern at ISDP’s Stockholm Korea Center Sep 2018-Feb 2019. She recently obtained a double Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development at Maastricht University and United Nations University in the Netherlands, specializing in risk assessment and disaster management. Ms. Diaz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Stockholm University, during which she went on an exchange to the National University of Singapore and studied Civil-Military Relations and American Political Thought. Her research interests lie in military security cooperation, development of authoritarianism and democracy, and a gender perspective in disaster risk management.