Dr Kerstin Tomiak

Kerstin’s research interests include media development and media as a foreign policy and peacebuilding tool as well as group processes in post/conflict settings and questions of perceptions of ’the local’ and ’the international’. Kerstin holds a PhD degree from Cardiff University and has worked as a media expert for NATO in Afghanistan and for some NGOs in South Sudan. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Kerstin is the author of Statebuilding Missions and Media Development: A Context-Sensitive Approach (Routledge).