Roman David is Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. He is the author of Lustration and Transitional Justice (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011), which proposed the concept of exclusive, inclusive, and reconciliatory systems, and was awarded the Concept Analysis Prize by IPSA in 2012. His recent book Communists and Their Victims (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018) examines the impact of justice on a divided society and results in a transformative perspective on justice. His co-authored book Democracy and Liberalism in Myanmar (Oxford University Press, 2018, with Ian Holliday) examines the prospect for democratization in that country and proposes the concept of limited liberalism. He was previously a Reader in Politics at Newcastle University and held visiting positions at Oxford, the University of the Witwatersrand, Yale, and Harvard.