Jamie Pring is a PhD candidate at the University of Basel and a PhD fellow of the swisspeace Mediation program examining the role of norms in international peace mediation. Prior to joining swisspeace, Jamie was a Junior Programme Officer for the Director of Operations at the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD), an intern at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), and a research assistant at the Centre for Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP) at the Graduate Institute. She also served as a Defense Research Officer at the Department of National Defense in the Philippines. She obtained her Master’s degree in International Affairs with a focus on Conflict and Peacebuilding at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines.