Kyaw Hsan Hlaing, a political analyst from Burma, is the author of dozens of articles on political transitions, ethnic politics, and issues related to armed rebellions and the 2021 military coup in Burma. He contributed as a guest writer for the Pulitzer Centre, focusing on intensive armed conflict in western Burma during 2018-20.
He is also a recipient of awards at the 2021 Human Rights Press Awards and the 2021 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for the Foreign Correspondence from the Society of Professional Journalist (SPJ). Additionally, he was a finalist of the 2021 Society of Publisher in Asia (SOPA) awards for the Excellence in Opinion Writing. Currently, Kyaw Hsan Hlaing is an East-West Center-affiliated student in the Department of Asian Studies at University of Hawai'i, Manoa. kyawhsan at hawaii dot edu.