Professor Paul Scott is a founding Board member and currently Chairperson of the Centre for Research and Development’s International Board of Trustees. Based at Kansai Gaidai University (Japan), as well as a course director on democratization and development at European Peace University, Austria, graduate school, Paul teaches democratization and development. He is also a professor of Modern Chinese and Japanese History.
His research interests include democracy, development and conflict studies. His most outstanding publications include; The Challenge to Democracy in Asia; Those Who Dare: Voices of Asia’s Democrats; (with Johan Galtung) Peace, Democracy and Development and Beyond Sentimental Imperialism