Dr. Jian Zhang is an Associate Professor in International Studies and Deputy Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy, the University of New South Wales, Australia. Dr. Zhang specialises in Asian security affairs, China’s foreign and security policies, Chinese military affairs and Australia-China relations. He is also a member of the Australian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (Aus-CSCAP), and a member-at-large of the Executive Committee (2018-2021) of International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific. Dr. Zhang is visiting ISDP as a guest researcher from September to December 2018.