Professor Nick Bisley is the Dean and of School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations at La Trobe University. . His research and teaching expertise is in Asia's international relations, great power politics and Australian foreign and defence policy. Nick is currently the President of the Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs and held fellowships at the East-West Center, Washington, DC and the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Nick is the author of many works on international relations, including Great Powers in the Changing International Order (Lynne Rienner, 2012) and Issues in 21st Century World Politics 3e (Palgrave, 2017), co-edited with Mark Beeson.