Dr. Sheryn Lee is a Senior Lecturer at the Swedish Defence University, an Associate Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute for International Affairs, and an Adjunct Fellow at the Griffith Asia Institute. Previously, she worked as an analyst for the Australian Government and as a lecturer in the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University, Sydney. She holds a PhD from the Australian National University and an AM in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a Benjamin Franklin Fellow and Mumford Fellow.