Mark Beeson

Mark Beeson is Professor of International Politics at the University of Western Australia. Before rejoining UWA at the beginning of 2015, he taught at Murdoch, Griffith, Queensland, York (UK) and Birmingham, where he was also head of department.

His work is centered on the politics, economics and security of the broadly conceived Asia-Pacific region.

He is the co-editor of Contemporary Politics, and the founding editor of Critical Studies of the Asia Pacific (Palgrave).

Recent books include, Institutions of the Asia-Pacific: ASEAN, APEC and Beyond, Securing Southeast Asia: The Politics of Security Sector Reform, (with Alex Bellamy, Routledge, 2008), Regionalism and  Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic DevelopmentChina’s Regional Relations: Evolving Foreign Policy Dynamics, (with Fujian Li).