Beyongo Mukete Dynamic is an associate editor for the National Times News, an online newspaper based in Cameroon. Beyongo’s research interests include international political economy, BRICS, Africa’s political economy, geoeconomics, Australia’s foreign policy, and political philosophy.

Andrew Chubb is a British Academy Post-doctoral Fellow at Lancaster University. His current research examines the role of domestic public opinion in crisis diplomacy, with a focus on China’s maritime and territorial disputes.

Jingjing Chen is a PhD candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language at the ANU. Her doctoral research focuses on Tang dynasty religious and geographical history.

Xu Cheng Chong is a Master of Strategic Studies student at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, Research Officer at the ANU Geoeconomics Working Group, and Research Assistant at the Little Red Podcast. His work covers a wide range of topics related to China, from modern Chinese history to the domestic fan economy, though his most in-depth research has been conducted in the field of China’s economic statecraft and its effect on Chinese relations with the sub-regions in the Indo-Pacific.

Antony Dapiran is a Hong Kong-based writer and lawyer, and the author of two books on Hong Kong including his latest, City on Fire: The Fight for Hong Kong (Scribe), which was long-listed for the Walkley Book Awards in 2020.

Victor Ferguson is a PhD Candidate in the ANU School of Politics and International Relations. His research focuses on the intersection of economic statecraft, international trade and investment law, and international security.

Matthew Galway is a Lecturer of Chinese History at the Australian National University. His research focuses on the globalisation of Maoism and the rise of Maoist movements in Southeast Asia and Latin America. His book, The Emergence of Global Maoism: China and the Communist Movement in Cambodia, 1949–1979, is forthcoming with Cornell University Press in 2022.

Verónica Fraile del Álamo is studying a Double Masters in Asian and International Affairs at King’s College London and Renmin University of China. Her interests include international political economy, geoeconomics, and EU-China relations.

Jane Golley is the Director of the Australian Centre on China in the World, ANU, and Managing Editor of The China Story Project, encompassing the Yearbook series and The China Story Blog. As an economist, her research has covered a wide range of Chinese development issues, from rural-urban, gender and regional inequalities to China’s role in the emerging geoeconomic world order.

Jorrit Gosens received his PhD from RCEES, an institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU. He researches renewable energy transitions and innovation globally, including in China.

Ari Larissa Heinrich is the author of The Afterlife of Images: Translating the Pathological Body Between China and the West (Duke, 2008) and Chinese Surplus: Biopolitical Aesthetics and the Medically Commodified Body (Duke, 2018). He is Professor of Chinese Literature and Media at the School of Culture, History and Language, ANU.

Linda Jaivin is an author, essayist, cultural commentator, translator, co-editor with Geremie R. Barmé of the anthology of translation New Ghosts Old Dreams: Chinese Rebel Voices, and editorial consultant at the Australian Centre on China in the World, ANU. Her books include the China memoir The Monkey and the Dragon. Her newest book, The Shortest History of China, will be published in May 2021 with Black Inc.

Yun Jiang is a Managing Editor of The China Story Blog at The Australian National University and a producer of China Neican. Her interests include Australia-China relations, economic statecraft, China’s political economy, and foreign interference.

Esther Sunkyung Klein is a Lecturer in pre-modern Chinese studies at ANU, focusing on Chinese philosophy and historiography. Her book, Reading Sima Qian from Han to Song (2019), traces pre-modern Chinese attitudes toward authorship and the representation of historical events.

James Laurenceson is the Director of the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney. His research focuses on the Chinese economy and the Australia-China bilateral relationship.

Darren J. Lim is a Senior Lecturer in the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences and host of the ‘Australia in the World’ podcast. He researches in the fields of international political economy and international security, with a focus on geoeconomics.

Delia Lin is Associate Professor of Chinese Studies in the Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on discourse, ideology and patterns of governance in a changing China, with a special interest in the role imperial Confucian-Legalist statecraft plays in Chinese governance today. Her monograph Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China: Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi (Routledge, 2017) examines how the discourse of human quality and shame are entrenched into current Chinese politics.

Benjamin Penny is an historian of religions in China at the School of Culture, History and Language, ANU. He is the editor of East Asian History.

Wuna Reilly is a Visiting Fellow at the Australian Centre on China in the World at the ANU. Her research focuses on rural society, sustainable development, and social welfare. She is currently preparing a book manuscript based upon her doctoral thesis: Sharing the Land: Explaining the Endurance of China’s Collective Owned Land Regime.

Annie Luman Ren is a PhD Candidate at The Australian National University, writing on the eighteenth-century Chinese novel The Story of the Stone 紅樓夢. She is also the translator of Leo Ou-fan Lee and Esther Yuk-ying Lee’s memoir Ordinary Days.

Gerald Roche is an anthropologist and Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Politics, Media, and Philosophy at La Trobe University. His research focuses on the intersections of language, race, and colonialism. He edited the Routledge Handbook of Language Revitalization, and his articles have appeared in American Anthropologist, Patterns of Prejudice, and China Quarterly, among others. You can find him on Twitter: @GJosephRoche.

Nadège Rolland is a Senior Fellow at the Seattle-based National Bureau of Asian Research and a Non-resident Fellow at the Lowy Institute. Her research focuses on Chinese politics, foreign and defence policy, and grand strategy.

Yu Sang is a Post-doctoral Researcher in the Institute of Philosophy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, and a Visiting Fellow in the Australian Centre on China in the World at The Australian National University. Her research focuses on Chinese philosophy, in particular Buddhism and New Confucianism, and the intellectual history of modern China.

Wen-Ti Sung is a political scientist who teaches in the Taiwan Studies Program at The Australian National University. In 2021, he will be a MOFA Taiwan Fellowship visiting scholar at the National Taiwan University. His research covers the US-China-Taiwan trilateral relationship, focusing particularly on U.S. foreign policy think-tanks, Chinese political norms, and Taiwanese elections. His latest work is a book chapter, ‘Taiwan-China Relations: Asymmetric Trust and Innenpolitik’ (2019).

Trang X. Ta is a cultural and medical anthropologist with research and teaching interests in healing regimes; the cultural politics of food and nutrition; culinary medicine; ageing and the elderly; death and dying; science and technology studies; waste and discard studies; and theories of labour. Her current projects examine public narratives of medical tragedy and moral economies of charity in contemporary China and informal street economies of recycling and salvaging waste among the elderly working poor in Hong Kong.

Yu Tao is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia, where he teaches contemporary Chinese society and language and co-ordinates the Chinese Studies major. His research primarily focuses on the interaction between religious groups, civic organisations, and local state agencies in contemporary China and overseas Chinese communities.

Pan Wang is Senior Lecturer in Chinese and Asian Studies, University of New South Wales. She completed her PhD in International Studies from the University of Technology Sydney. She is author of Love and Marriage in Globalizing China (2015 & 2018 Abingdon: Routledge). Her research areas include love, marriage, and gender in China and Chinese media and communication.

Weihuan Zhou is Associate Professor, Director of Research, and an inaugural member of the Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre, Faculty of Law and Justice, University of New South Wales, Sydney. His research explores the most current and controversial issues in the field of international economic law, particularly the nexus between international trade law and China.

Yayun Zhu is a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture, History and Language at the ANU. His doctoral research focuses on the city of Nanjing during the Ming-Qing dynastic transition.