Christina Yeung was educated at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, the University of British Columbia, the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, and the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, where she earned her Ph.D. in International Relations in 2006. She was awarded the Gordon Foundation’s Global Youth Fellowship in 2007. Currently, she is a Strategic Analyst with Defence Research and Development Canada in the Department of National Defence. Her research focuses on small arms disarmament programs in East Africa.