Liu Ming currently serves as professor of the Institute of International Relations (IIR), and director of the Center for Korea Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), and Senior Fellow of the Charhar Institute. He was director of the
Dr. Liu holds a Ph. D. in political sciences from World Economy Institute,
His research interests cover major power relations,
He has contributed extensively to several leading Chinese and English journals in
“BRICS development: a long way to a powerful economic club and new international organization” (Pacific Review, 2016) ; “Northeast Asia Order after WWII: Continuity, Compliance, Power-Transition and Challenges”(the Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, 2015); “Opportunities and Challenges for Sino-American Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula”(the Korean Journal of Defense Analysis) ; “China and the North Korean Crisis: Facing Test and Transition”(Pacific Affairs); “The Paradox of Economic Integration and Territorial Rivalry in the South China Sea” (Palgrave Pivot, 2015), etc.