Dr. Timothy Kerswell is the author of the forthcoming book Worker Cooperatives in India to be published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2018 along with numerous articles and book chapters. His research interests include the political economy of India and China, international class structure, imperialism, Indian politics and political history, informal labour in Asia, labour and migration policy, labour politics and trade unionism, and Marxist political thought. Dr. Kerswell has worked for the University of Macau at the Department of Government and Public Administration as an Assistant Professor for 5 years. He previously worked for the Australian Government's Department of Immigration and Citizenship on labour market policy, and for the trade union United Voice as a researcher. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and Political Economy from Queensland University of Technology (Australia), a Master of Arts in Political and International Studies from the University of New England (Australia) and a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons.) in Political Science and History from Queensland University of Technology (Australia).