About Kristin Ljungkvist
Kristin Ljungkvist is a senior lecturer at the War Studies and Military History Department at Swedish Defense University. In 2014 she received her Ph.D. in political science at the Department of Government, Uppsala University, Sweden, where she also held a post-doc fellowship from The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund.
In her research, she focuses on global cities, urban warfare, and on urban dimensions of global security challenges such as terrorism and climate change. She's also the author of The Global City 2.0 – From Strategic Site to Global Actor (2016, Routledge).