Dr. Myint Myint Htay is a professor in the Department of International Relations, University of Mandalay. She got her B.A (Hons.) degree in International Relations in 1993. She received an M.A degree in 1997, and her M.A thesis analyzed Myanmar Politics (1958-1962). She got her PhD degree in 2006, and her PhD dissertation is Shan State Administration (1937-1988). Her teaching carrier started at the University of Mandalay in 1995. She is teaching undergraduate and post-graduate students in International Relations and Political Science disciplines. The courses she teaches include Governments and Politics of Southeast Asia, Diplomacy, International Relations of Southeast Asia, Political Thought and Political Theory, Gender and Politics, and Civil-Military Relations. She also supervises the PhD students in doing their dissertations. Her research interest is Myanmar politics. Her research paper, “the role of Sawbwas in the politics of the Shan State”, was described in the Informative Journal published by Defense Services Academy in 2012. Her departmental researches are Conflict Resolution in the Asia Pacific Region finished in 2010, ASEAN Energy Cooperation finished in 2011. She finished a research “Myanmar’s Cultural Response to Globalization” funded by Ministry of Education in 2012. Currently she is doing a research on the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Myanmar. She was awarded Visiting Research Fellowship by Central European University in 2015. She also attended the Advanced Security Cooperation Course (ASC 16-1) at Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii, the US in 2016. She also participated in the ASEAN-China Think Tank Forum in Nanning, China in 2017. She also attended the 9th Southwest Forum and the 2nd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Think Tank Forum in Dali, China in 2018.