Dr Suzanne Graham (DLitt et Phil - Political Studies) is Associate Professor of International Relations at the Department of Politics and International Relations at UJ and HOD of the Department (2018-2020). In 2002 she co-shared the award for top student of the Faculty of Humanities, UJ. She has been a lecturer at UJ since 2006. Her Masters research focused on terrorist waves and corresponding terrorist groups. Her doctoral thesis focused on South Africa's voting behaviour in the United Nations, 1994-2008. She is a member of the South African Association of Political Studies (SAAPS). Prof. Graham is Co-President of the Regional Integration and Social Cohesion - Social Elevation (RISC-RISE ) Consortium headquartered in the Politics and IR Department at UJ. Prof. Graham specialises in international relations and foreign policy. Her teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels focuses on aspects of international relations such as foreign policy, the United Nations and other international organisations, and international conflict.