Julian CH Lee is Associate Professor of Global Studies in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University. He has conducted research in Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia with interests including civil society, globalisation, gender and sexuality, and monstrophy (aka monster studies). His most recent book is the co-authored open-access publication 'Monsters of Modernity: Global Icons for our Critical Condition' (2019). Previous sole-authored books include 'Women's Activism in Malaysia' (2018) and 'Policing Sexuality' (2011). He is also the editor of the volume 'Narratives of Globalization' (2016) and co-editor of 'Punk, Monks and Politics: Authenticity in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia' (2016). His short documentaries include 'For Japan, Our Sister' (2014), 'Be a Superhero' (2016) and 'Caring at a Distance' (2016).