- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Dr Suyoun Jang joined SIPRI in October 2014 as Researcher with the Peace and Development Programme. Her current research is on state fragility, human fragility, food security and peace, triple nexus, and Korean and Swedish ODA in conflict-affected fragile states. Suyoun was seconded to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as Technical Adviser to support the PRAIA Group on Governance Statistics in Praia, Cape Verde from 1 November 2016 to 31 March 2017.
She received her PhD in development cooperation from the Ewha Womans University in 2019. Her dissertation analysed the current state-centric approach to fragility and developed a new human-centred conceptual and analytical framework for fragility analysis, called human fragility.
Development cooperation, security and development, human security, state/human fragility, food security and peace, Korea ODA
PhD in International Studies (Development Cooperation), Ewha Womans University