Joseph Reid

Joseph joined the ICCT in August 2021 as a Communications Intern. He holds a BA in Politics with International Relations, having studied in the UK and Norway. Joseph recently graduated from Leiden University with a MA in International Relations, specialising in Global Conflict in the Modern Era and writing his thesis on the effects different macro-state approaches to managing ethno-religious conflict have on sub-national social processes in Myanmar and Malaysia. Prior to joining the ICCT, Joseph spent four years in China working in communications and education. His main research interests include conflict prevention, peacebuilding, Chinese foreign policy, and the role of identity in creating, sustaining, and resolving violence.