Luis Cabrera is Associate Professor of Political Science in the Griffith Asia Institute and School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. His research has focused on trans-state normative issues, including human rights, citizenship and migration, and the development of democratically accountable regional and global political institutions. His books include The Practice of Global Citizenship and The Theory of Global Justice, and he is working on a book that identifies best practices for suprastate democracy by studying democracy under conditions of deep diversity, such as in India or the European Union. Before turning to academia full time, Cabrera worked as a staff reporter for The Associated Press in Seattle. He holds a PhD from the University of Washington.