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Amitav Acharya is the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance and Chair of the ASEAN Studies Center. Previously, he was professor of Global Governance at the University of Bristol, Professor at York University, Toronto, and at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, fellow of the Harvard University Asia Center, and fellow of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. His recent books include Whose Ideas Matter? (Cornell, 2009) ; Beyond Iraq: The Future of World Order (co-edited, World Scientific, 2011); Non-Western International Relations Theory (co-edited, Routledge, 2010); and The Making of Southeast Asia (Cornell, 2011). Acharya has contributed op-eds to foreignaffairs.com, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Japan Times, Jakarta Post, Indian Express, and Times of India and scholarly articles to International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Asian Studies, and World Politics. He has been interviewed by CNN International, BBC World Service, CNBC, Channel News Asia, Radio Australia, Al Jazeera TV on current affairs, among other media outlets.