Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings is the Associate Director of Research at the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership (Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia). She is the editor of the Humanitarian Leader, a working paper series for humanitarian practitioners, academics, and volunteers. Nazanin teaches on the Master's of Humanitarian Assistance and is a graduate of the NOHA Master's of International Humanitarian Action. She also holds a PhD in Asian and International Studies from the City University of Hong Kong, and an MA (Hons) in International Relations from the University of Edinburgh. Nazanin's research interests include humanitarian pedagogy, North Korea, civil society, and humanitarian access.