Ryan Ho Kilpatrick is a writer and maritime archaeology student from Hong Kong. Currently based at the University of Malta, Ryan has worked as a reporter at TIME, a researcher at The Wall Street Journal and an editor for Hong Kong Free Press and the That’s magazine group in China. His work on the history and politics of the region has earned him the CEFC Award in Modern China Studies and has appeared in the South China Morning Post, This Week in Asia, China Economic Review, Asian Studies Review, Zolima CityMag, Southside Magazine, China Dialogue, Inkstone, China Green News, Mid-levels Magazine, e-IR, Sai Kung & Clearwater Bay MagazineShanghaiist, and various publications at his alma mater, the University of Hong Kong.