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    Shazelina Z. Abidin is a Foreign Service officer with the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. After postings in Washington, DC, and to the UN in New York, she completed her PhD at the University of Sheffield on the Responsibility to Protect.

    James Arvanitakis is Dean of the Graduate Research School, and Professor, at Western Sydney University. He is also a Visiting Professor at University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

    Alex J. Bellamy is Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, University of Queensland, Australia.

    Katherine E. Brown is Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the University of Birmingham. She specialises in religious terrorism, radicalisation and counterradicalisation with a focus on questions of gender.

    Carmen Gebhard is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. She has a particular interest in small states as well as in inter-organisational relationships in security and defence matters.

    Dana Gold is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. Her PhD research explores how mental representations of the ‘Other’ are constructed and reproduced in the Israeli educational system.

    Andreas Haggman is a Doctoral Candidate in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at Royal Holloway University of London, where he is writing his PhD thesis on wargaming cyber-attacks.

    Jeffrey Haynes is Professor of Politics at London Metropolitan University and Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Conflict and Cooperation.

    David J. Hornsby is Associate Professor in International Relations and Assistant Dean of Humanities (Teaching and Learning) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. His research interests pertain to the politics of science and risk in international governance, Canadian foreign policy in SubSaharan Africa, middle power cooperation, and pedagogy in higher education.

    Raffaele Marchetti is Senior Assistant Professor in International Relations at the Department of Political Science and the School of Government of LUISS, Rome. His research focuses on global politics and governance, hybrid diplomacy, transnational civil society, cyber-security and political risk and democracy.

    Stephen McGlinchey is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of the West of England, Bristol and Editor-in-Chief of E-International Relations. His main research interests are in US-Iran relations during the Cold War.

    Raul Pacheco-Vega is an Assistant Professor in the Public Administration Division of the Center for Economic Teaching and Research (CIDE) in Mexico. His research focuses on North American environmental politics, primarily sanitation and water governance, solid waste management, neoinstitutional theory, transnational environmental social movements and experimental methods in public policy.

    John A. Rees is Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at The University of Notre Dame Australia. He is also Convenor of the Religion and Global Society Program at Notre Dame’s Institute for Ethics and Society.

    Ben Richardson is an Associate Professor in International Political Economy at the University of Warwick. His research focuses on the political economy of food and agriculture.

    Erik Ringmar is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at Lund University, Sweden. He worked for 12 years at the London School of Economics and was a Professor of International Relations in China for seven years.

    Harvey M. Sapolsky is Professor of Public Policy and Organization, Emeritus, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and former Director of the MIT Security Studies Program.

    Knut Traisbach is Programme Director of the Venice Academy of Human Rights at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Venice.

    Peter Vale is Director of the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study & Professor of Humanities at the University of Johannesburg. He is also Nelson Mandela Professor of Politics Emeritus, Rhodes University.

    Günter Walzenbach is Senior Lecturer in European Politics at the University of the West of England. His main academic interest lies in the interaction between political and economic institutions for the purpose of social problem solving.

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