Professor of Resilience and Security and Director of the Resilience Centre at Cranfield University
Hazel Smith (married name Hazel Petkovski) is the Professor of Resilience and Security and Director of the Resilience Centre at Cranfield University. Professor Smith received her PhD from the London School of Economics in 1992 and was a Fulbright scholar and visiting fellow at Stanford University in 1994/95.
Professor Smith’s most recent monograph is Hungry for Peace: International Security, Humanitarian Assistance and Social Change in North Korea (Washington DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2005). Professor Smith recently directed three research projects that have each resulted in edited publications (2007). These are Humanitarian Diplomacy: Practitioners and their Craft edited with Larry Minear of Tufts University; Diasporas in Conflict : Peace-Makers or Peace-Wreckers? edited with Paul Stares of the Council on Foreign Relations, New York; and Reconstituting Korean Security: A Policy Primer. Professor Smith has undertaken extensive field work in the DPRK, Nepal, China and Nicaragua carrying out scholarly research and working for various intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations.