Dr Thida Aung is a Professor in the Department of International Relations, University of Yangon. Her teaching career started at the University of Yangon in 1997. She teaches media and politics, foreign policy formulation, the United Nations and Myanmar, and diplomacy. She received her BA (Hons:), MA and PhD in International Relations from the University of Yangon. Her research interests include International Organizations and Non-traditional Security Issues. She has published articles in Yangon University Research Journal in 2011 and in MAAS Journal in 2010, 2011 and 2012.