David Mickler is a Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne and also Deputy Director of the Master of International Relations program. He primarily teaches international and regional security, and Australian foreign policy. He has written on the response of the UN and African Union to the crisis in Darfur, Sudan, and on the concept of human security in recent Australian foreign policy towards Africa, and has undertaken fieldwork at the African Union in Ethiopia. His current research is on regional security governance in Africa. Tanya Lyons is the President of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific and the Editor of the Australasian Review of African Studies. She is also a Senior Lecturer in the School of International Studies at Flinders University, Adelaide, where she specialises in teaching African political history. Lyons is the author of Guns and Guerrilla Girls: Women in the Zimbabwean Liberation Struggle, and co-editor of the book Africa on a Global Stage. She has also previously written on the state of African Studies in Australia, and on Australian foreign policy toward Africa.