Mark Selden is a Senior Research Associate in the East Asia Program, Cornell University and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and History, State University of New York at Binghamton. He is the editor of The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus http://japanfocus.org. His research encompasses the modern and contemporary geopolitics, political economy and history of China, Japan and the Asia Pacific, ranging broadly across themes of war and revolution, inequality, development, environment, precarity, social movements, regional and world social change, and historical memory. In 1968 he was a founding member of The Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars and for more than thirty years he was an editor of The Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars and subsequently of Critical Asian Studies. He is the author or editor of more than thirty books and editor of book series at Rowman & Littlefield, Routledge, M.E. Sharpe, and Lexington Publishers. His books have appeared in translation in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian, Spanish and Polish.