- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Joel is an intern with SIPRI’s China and Asia Security Programme. He is supporting the programme's work on great power competition in the Arctic as well as implications to the Nordic and North-East Asian countries.
Joel completed his Master’s degree in East Asian studies and foreign policy at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, where his thesis analyzed the foreign policy decision making processes of China and Russia. He has studied in Korea for three years through the Korean Government Scholarship Program, and previously worked as an intern at East Asia Institute, an independent think-tank in Seoul. Joel is also a Young Leader at Pacific Forum, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese language and culture from Stockholm University.
Chinese politics, foreign policy, East Asian security
East Asia, China, Korea
Master of Global Affairs and Policy, Yonsei University; Bachelor of Arts, Stockholm University