Marc Williams is currently Associate Dean (International), UNSW Arts and Social Sciences, and a Professor of International Relations. Professor Williams is a specialist in international political economy. His previous research and publications have covered topics such as the politics of international economic organizations; international trade and the environment; civil society and global governance; and the political economy of genetically modified food. His current research focuses on environmental security in the Pacific; the political economy of the shared economy, and the rise of the BRICS. His most recent book (as co-author) is Combatting Climate Change in the Pacific: The Role of Regional Organizations (Palgrave, 2018).