Stephanie Christine Winkler is an associate fellow at UI’s Asia program since February 2016 and a PhD candidate at Stockholm University, interested in International Relations theory and East Asian Security Studies.
Stephanie Christine Winkler holds a M.A. in International Relations from Leiden University (2014) and a B.A. in Asian Studies, Specialization East and Central Asia, from Bonn University (2013). As part of the project “Power Shift East Asia: Soft Power analysis”, she conducts a comparative analysis of soft power/public diplomacy strategies in China, Japan and the United States between 1990 and 2016 and is particularly interested in strategic communication with third party audiences.
Before coming to UI, she has been working as a lecturer at the Bachelor of International Studies Programme at Leiden University, teaching in courses such as International Politics, Politics East Asia, Economics East Asia and History East Asia.
Areas of expertise: International Relations Theory, East Asia, Security Studies