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Nick Bisley

Nick Bisley is Executive Director of La Trobe Asia and Professor of International Relations  at La Trobe University.  His research and teaching expertise is in Asia’s international relations, globalisation and the diplomacy of great powers.  Nick is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Australian Journal of International Affairs, Australia’s oldest scholarly journal in the field of International Relations. Nick is a director of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, a member of the Council for Security and Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific  and 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 most recently ‘A Rebalance to Where? US Strategic Geography in Asia’ in Survival: Global Politics and Strategy 55.5, 2013, pp. 95-114, Issues in 21st Century World Politics (Palgrave, 2013, 2nd edition edited with Mark Beeson), Great Powers in the Changing International Order (Lynne Rienner, 2012),  and Building Asia’s Security (IISS/Routledge, 2009, Adelphi No. 408).  He regularly contributes to and is quoted in national and international media including The Economist, Voice of America and Sky News.