Maria Rost Rublee is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Monash University, with expertise in international relations, including nuclear politics, maritime security, and gender and diversity in national security. She is President of Women in International Security-Australia, Chair of the Global Taskforce on Diversity in Security Studies through the International Studies Association, and a non-resident fellow at the Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Centre. Her research agenda on the social construction of national security is internationally recognized, leading to an award-winning monograph, two edited books, 20 peer-reviewed articles, and 14 book chapters, in addition to non-traditional research outputs. Rublee has received grants from the United States Institute of Peace, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Australian Department of Defence, the Canadian Department of Defence, the Asia:NZ Foundation, and the Japan Foundation. Her work has been published in a variety of international journals, including Security Studies, Contemporary Security Policy, International Studies Review, and Comparative Political Studies. Rublee’s book, Nonproliferation Norms: Why States Choose Nuclear Restraint, received the Alexander George Book Award for best book in political psychology, awarded by the International Society for Political Psychology. She is past Chair of the International Security Studies Section of ISA, an editorial board member of International Affairs, Contemporary Security Policy and the Nonproliferation Review, and a former editor of International Studies Perspectives.