Editor: Dr Craig Mark
Kyoritsu Women's University, Japan
Craig Mark is a professor at the Faculty of International Studies, Kyoritsu Women’s University, Japan. Previously he was an assistant professor at the School of Information Environment, Tokyo Denki University, Japan, and an associate professor in the School of International Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, where he also taught in the School of Law and Politics. His main areas of teaching and research are in foreign policy, international security, and Australian politics. He has been a lecturer in international and Australian politics at both Macquarie University, and the University of New South Wales, Australia. Dr Mark is the author of The Abe Restoration – Contemporary Japanese Politics and Reformation. He is also a contributor to The Conversation and Business Spectator. BA (Hons), MA (The Australian National University), PhD (University of New South Wales).
Assistant Editor: Dr Shazia Lateef
Macquarie University, Australia
Shazia Lateef is a lecturer at the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University, Sydney. She has also been a Lecturer at the University of Newcastle. Dr Lateef is a graduate of the University of Western Sydney, Macquarie University, and the University of Sydney.
Professor Jesse Olsen
University of Melbourne, Australia
Jesse Olsen is a research fellow at the Centre for Workplace Leadership, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Melbourne. He has previously been an associate professor in the School of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan. Dr Olsen is a graduate of the University of Georgia, and the Georgia Institute of Techonology
Professor Prajakta Khare
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Prajakta Khare is an associate professor in the School of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan. Dr Khare has previously been a research fellow at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan.
Dr Helen Pringle
University of New South Wales, Australia
Helen Pringle is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia. Helen’s research interests are in human rights and justice (with a focus on questions of sex and gender), and in political theory (with a focus on 17th and 19th centuries), and on freedom of speech. Helen has received a number of awards and honours for teaching, including the Minister for Education & Training and Australian College of Educators NSW Quality Teaching Award (2010), UNSW Lecturer of the Year (2008), and the UNSW Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence (2007 and 1998). She holds a PhD and MA from Princeton University, and a BA (Hons) from the Australian National University.