Rogier J. E. H. Creemers is Assistant Professor of the law and governance of China, at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies,
Leiden University. His research explores how the Chinese Communist Party views its role in governance, and uses technology
to further its project. With a VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, he leads a project to
chart the development of a tech-enabled 'smart state' in China. He is also preparing a book on China in Global Cyberspace.
His previous research has been published in, amongst others, The China Journal, The Journal of Contemporary China, and Asiascape:
Digital Asia. Susan Trevaskes is a professor of Chinese Studies at Griffith University, Australia. Her research has resulted
in over 60 publications including the first books in English on the criminal courts in contemporary China (2007), policing
serious crime in China (2010), and the death penalty reform in China (2012). She has published papers on Chinese justice in
a number of journals including The China Journal, The British Journal of Criminology, The China Quarterly, and Modern China.
Her latest co-edited volumes are The Politics of Law and Stability in China (2014), Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty
in Contemporary China (2016) and Justice: the China Experience (2017).