Rainrace Network - Ásthildur Elva Bernharðsdóttir
Ásthildur Elva Bernharðsdóttir is currently working on her Ph.d. in crisis management. Her studies include responses to earthquakes, urban avalanches and ships strands and research for the National Civil Defence of Iceland.
She has written crisis case studies for the Center for Crisis Management Research and Training at the Swedish National Defence College in Stockholm. Ásthildur is the Director of the Institute of International Affairs and the Centre for Small State Studies and is a coordinator for an Icelandic crisis research group working for the Center's Crisis Management Europe program.