Gerald Chan, Professor of Political Studies in the University of Auckland.
Gerald's key research area is Chinese international relations. He has published a number of books and many articles in this area. He is currently working a project on China's diplomatic practice, with case studies involving China's peacekeeping activities, its involvement in the Six-Party talks, its model of development, and its maritime security policy.
Two of Gerald's co-authored articles won the Best Essay of the Year award: one entitled "Rethinking global governance: a China model in the making?", in Contemporary Politics (2008); and the other entitled "Japan, the West and the whaling issue", in Japan Forum (2005).