Natalya Steane is a Cotutelle PhD student at Coventry University (UK) and Aarhus University (Denmark). Her research “Examining Public Universities’ Internationalisation Policies and Strategies as Tools of Public Diplomacy: Case Study of an English University and a Danish University” is in the fields of public diplomacy (soft power) and internationalization of higher education.

She earned MA in Diplomacy and Communication at the University of Kentucky (USA) through a MUSKIE fellowship (awarded by the US State Department and IREX) and Master by Research degree in Korean Studies at Coventry University.

Her areas of interest are public diplomacy, soft power, international relations, nation branding, higher education, internationalisation, Korean studies, PGR and staff development, multicultural and inclusive education.