Nick Bisley is the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations at La Trobe University. Prior to taking on this role he was the inaugural Executive Director of La Trobe Asia. Nick recently completed his tenure as Editor-in-Chief of the Australian Journal of International Affairs, and is currently a member of China Matters’ advisory board. He has been a Senior Research Associate of the International Institute of Strategic Studies and a Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington DC. Nick is the author of many works on international relations, including Issues in 21st Century World Politics, 3rd Edition (2017), Great Powers in the Changing International Order (2012), and Building Asia’s Security (2009). He regularly contributes to and is quoted in national and international media, including The Guardian, The Economist, and Time Magazine.
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