Vera Mackie (Australia)  is Senior Professor of Asian and International Studies in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts at the University of Wollongong in Australia. She is former national co-convener of the Australian Women's History Network. Her publications include Remembering Women’s Activism  (Routledge, 2019, co-authored with Sharon Crozier-De Rosa);  Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia  (2014, co-edited with Mark Mclelland); Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan (Routledge 2014, co-edited with Andrea Germer and Ulrike Woehr); Feminism in Modern Japan: Citizenship, Embodiment and Sexuality (Cambridge 2003) and Creating Socialist Women in Japan: Gender, Labour and Activism (Cambridge 1997).