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Dr  Nicholas  THOMAS 
唐寧思

BA (Asian Studies) ANU, BA (Joint 1st Hons) UQ, PhD UTas

Associate Professor

Discipline: Political Science, International Relations

Contact information
Office: YEUNG-Y7721
Phone: 3442-5301
Fax: 3442-0180
Email: ndthomas@cityu.edu.hk
Website: Personal Homepage
AC1 : Academic 1
MMW : Mong Man Wai Building
TYB : To Yuen Building
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Teaching
  • AIS5021 Asian Regional Governance
  • AIS5031 Asian Security
  • AIS4123 International Security
Research Interests
  • Chinese Foreign Policy
  • Health Security in Asia
  • Asian security
Current/Recent Research Projects
  • Asian Diseases in International Affairs
  • China's Subnational Relations
  • Australia-China Relations
Selected Publications (2010-)
Books
  • Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Health Security and Governance. (London: Routledge, July 2012). A four volume series incorporating:
    1. Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Health Security and Foreign Policy Challenges. (London: Routledge, July 2012). 457pp + xxxv.
    2. Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Infectious Diseases and Security. (London: Routledge, July 2012). 555pp + xi.
    3. Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Global Health Governance – Politics and Institutions. (London: Routledge, July 2012). 731pp + xiv.
    4. Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Health Rights, Liberties and Laws. (London: Routledge, July 2012). 409pp + xi.
  • Nicholas Thomas (Guest editor). ‘Unhealthy Governance: Security Challenges and Policy Prospects’, special edition of the Journal of Health Policy and Planning (Vol. 25, No. 6, November 2010). [2010 Impact factor 2.793 Q1 SCI Journal]
Articles
  • Nicholas Thomas and Pang Qin, ‘Chinese Nationalism and Trust in East Asia,’ Journal of Contemporary Asia [Accepted and forthcoming 2017]
  • Nicholas Thomas and Brad Williams, ‘Taiwan’s Fragmented Relations with Japan: Subnational Government Perspectives,’ Journal of Contemporary Asia [Accepted and forthcoming 2016]
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘The Economics of Power Transitions: Australia between China and the United States,’ Journal of Contemporary China (Vol.24, No.95, 2015),pp. 846-864.
  • Nicholas Thomas and Tanya Kempston. ‘The Drama of International Relations’, International Studies Perspectives (Vol. 15, No.4, 2014), pp. 459-476.
  • Nicholas Thomas. ‘Going Out: China’s Food Security From Southeast Asia’, Pacific Review (Vol. 26, No. 5, 2013], pp. 531-562.
  • Nicholas Thomas and Catherine Lo Yuk-ping. ‘How is Health a Security Issue? Politics, Responses and Issues’, Journal of Health Policy and Planning (Vol. 25, No.6, November 2010), pp. 447-453.
Chapters
  • Nicholas Thomas, “Resourcing Sino-Australian Relations,” in David Zweig and Hao Yufan (eds.) Sino-US Energy Triangles: Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony (London: Routledge, 2015), pp.92-110.
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘A Typology of Chinese Interventions’, in Tom Kane (ed.). China and International Security: History, Strategy, and 21st Century Policy (Praeger Publishing, 2014), pp.283-300.
  • Catherine Lo Yuk-ping and Nicholas Thomas, ‘Securitising Health’ in Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Health Security. (London: Routledge, July 2012), pp. 1-17.
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘The Disease-Security Nexus’ in Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Infectious Diseases and Security. (London: Routledge, July 2012), pp. 1-6.
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘Unhealthy Governance’, in Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Global Health Governance – Politics and Institutions. (London: Routledge, July 2012), pp. 1-7.
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘Debating Health Security: Norms, Rights and Liberties’, in Nicholas Thomas (ed.). Health Rights, Liberties and Laws. (London: Routledge, July 2012), pp. 1-5.
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘Anchoring China’s Oceanic Relations: Australia and New Zealand’, in Kavalski, Emilian (ed.) The Ashgate Research Companion to Chinese Foreign Policy. (Aldershot: Ashgate, July 2012), pp. 299-316.
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘China-ASEAN Relations: The Core of Asian Regionalism’, in Mark Beeson and Richard Stubbs (eds.) Handbook of Asian Regionalism. (London: Routledge, 2011), pp. 138-151.
  • Nicholas Thomas, ‘China’s Oceanic Relations’, in Breslin, Shaun (ed.) Handbook of Chinese International Relations. (London: Routledge, 2010), pp. 219-226.