Nick Bisley is Dean and Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations at La Trobe University. He was previously the Executive Director of La Trobe Asia. His research and teaching expertise is in Asia’s international relations, globalisation and the diplomacy of great powers. Professor Bisley is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, the Secretary of the Council of Australasian Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, and a member of the Council for Security and Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific. He was previously the Editor-in-Chief of the Australian Journal of International Affairs, Australia’s oldest scholarly journal in the field of International Relations. 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.
Professor Bisley is the author of many works on international relations, including Issues in 21st Century World Politics, 3rd Edition (Palgrave, 2017), 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 Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and Time Magazine.