Mr. Herman Joseph S. Kraft is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of the Philippines where he teaches courses in International Relations and Comparative Politics. He has worked on and published articles and book chapters on regional security and security issues involving the Philippines and Southeast Asia. His recent publications include: “Human Security in Southeast Asia: Changing Security Norms in ASEAN?” in Chantana Banpasirichote, Philippe Doneys, Mike Hayes, and Chandan Sengupta, eds. Mainstreaming Human Security: Asian Perspectives, Bangkok, Thailand: Chula Global Network, 2012, pp. 16-29; and “Driving East Asian Regionalism: the Reconstruction of ASEAN’s Identity,” in Ralf Emmers, ed. ASEAN and the Institutionalization of East Asia, Boulder: Routledge, 2012, pp. 61-74.