Sonia Liang is a recent graduate of the University of Toronto with a double major in Political Science and English, and a minor in European Studies. In addition to her role as a Junior Research Fellow at the NATO Association of Canada, she works as a program management and development associate for the legal aid NGO International Bridges to Justice, based in Geneva. She has previously served as Editor-in-Chief of Messages in the Media, the European Studies Students' Association Journal at U of T, and as Editor-in-Chief of the Salterrae, Trinity College's official quarterly magazine. Her research interests lie primarily with the Nordics, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.
In Part I of a three-part series on frozen conflicts in post-Soviet Europe, Sonia Liang examines the impact of Nagorno-Karabakh on stability in the South Caucasus, and the geostrategic interests of both great and small powers in shaping the conflict.
Sonia Liang explores Russia’s hybrid war on Europe’s Eastern flanks. How is Europe dealing with an ever more provocative Russia?
Hundreds of thousands of refugees are waiting to cross the borders into the EU. Sonia Liang looks at the human rights issues surrounding their treatment.
Sonia Liang discusses the possibility of Moldova’s NATO membership in the face of emerging national security threats.