Dr Mark Harrison is Senior Lecturer in the Politics and International Relations program at the University of Tasmania, and an Expert Associate at the National Security College at the Australian National University. He was previously Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster in London, UK. He has a PhD in Chinese Studies from Monash University and is author of Legitimacy, Meaning and Knowledge in the Making of Taiwanese Identity (Palgrave, 2007) and a wide range of other writing on politics and culture in Taiwan, and Australia’s relations with Taiwan and China. He has a forthcoming book Revolutionary Taiwan, with Catherine Chou (Cambria, 2023). He is a frequent participant in policy forward engagement on Taiwan with Australian policymakers, including through Track II dialogue.