Scott Bentley

Scott Bentley is pursuing a degree in International Relations at Ohio University. He studied Mandarin Chinese at Beijing Language and Culture University in China, and looks forward to broadening the focus of his studies from East to Southeast Asia. While in Indonesia, he will also be conducting research for his master’s thesis on the South China Sea territorial disputes, and have already been encouraged by the warm reception of the scholars and researchers at Gadjah Mada and other institutions in Indonesia who seem to share his interest in the topic. He eventually plans on pursuing a career in government service with the State Department.